Mohammed Rafi (footballer)

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Mohammed Rafi
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Personal information
Full name Madambillath Mohammed Rafi
Date of birth (1982-05-24) May 24, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Trikaripur, Kerala, India
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Mahindra United 66 (24)
2010–2012 Churchill Brothers 21 (4)
2012–2013 Mumbai Tigers
2013– Mumbai 13 (0)
2014 Atletico de Kolkata 10 (0)
National team
2009- India 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:02, 24 December 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Mohammed Rafi (born 24 May 1982) is an Indian professional footballer from Trikaripur, Kasaragod Kerala, who currently plays for Mumbai as a striker in the I-League.


In 09-10 I-league. He finished the season with record 14 goals,which best ever for an Indian striker,he was also adjudged Mahindra United's player of the year.[1]

Rafi’s example was followed by his younger brothers Mohammad Shafi, who plays for Viva Kerala FC and Mohammad Razi, with KSEB.[2]


On 24th November 2013 it was announced that Rafi has signed for Mumbai on loan from IMG Reliance with three other players Khelemba Singh, N.P. Pradeep and Peter Costa.[3] He made his debut on 2nd December 2013 against East Bengal F.C. at the Balewadi Sports Complex in which he played the whole match as Mumbai won the match 3-2.[4]

Atletico de Kolkata[edit]

Now Rafi is playing for Atletico de Kolkata.The team owned by Sourav Ganguly and Atletico de Madrid in Indian Super League(Isl).[5]


Rafi also represented India number of times and scored a goal against Kuwait but India lost that match 1-9.[6]

International Goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 14 November 2010 Al-Wahda Stadium, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E  Kuwait 1–7 1-9 Friendly


Atlético de Kolkata




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