Qays Shayesteh

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Qays Shayesteh
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Personal information
Full name Qays Shayesteh
Date of birth (1988-03-22) 22 March 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Kabul, Afghanistan
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Heracles Almelo 7 (0)
2010 Veendam 18 (2)
2011-2013 Emmen 7 (0)
2013-2014 VV Glanerbrug 0 (0)
National team
2010- Afghanistan 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 January 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

Qays Shayesteh (born 22 March 1988) is an Afghan-born Dutch footballer who has played for Twente (youth club), Heracles Almelo, Veendam and Emmen. He played for VV Glanerbrug for the 2013/14 season until the club's demise. He has been capped for Afghanistan three times. He is the only Afghan player to have played in the top tier of a UEFA league, making seven appearances for Heracles Almelo between 2008 and 2010. He also played in the second tier, Eerste Divisie, for Veendam and Emmen.


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