Riley at Maldives-U23 team's Hong Kong trip for 2012 Summer Olympics Qualifiers match against Hong Kong-U23
|Date of birth||14 February 1991|
|Place of birth||Male', Maldives|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Winger / Wing back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:49, 30 September 2013 (UTC+5).
† Appearances (Goals).
- 1 Club career
- 2 International career
- 3 Career statistics
- 4 Awards and honours
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Though Rilwan started practice with Valencia's senior team in the year 2006, the FAM rules did not allow him to play at senior level football. In the following year 2007, at the age of 16, he started playing in the 1st Division.
He made his debut for Victory on 18 February 2012 in the 2012 AFC Cup qualifying play-off. They lost the match 3–4 to Yemen's Al-Tilal. Victory's second goal of the match was scored by captain Shafiu Ahmed, a header from a corner kick cross taken by Rilwan.
New Radiant (2013–present)
Rilwan was preceded as the captain of the Maldives national under-23 football team till the mid-2012 but later his captaincy was succeeded by Hassan Adhuham in the 2012 Rajapaksa International Trophy and he was given the vice-captaincy of the team. Rilwan scored the opening goal from a free kick and supplied a good long through ball to Asadhulla who curled in to the goal to score the second, in the 2012 Rajapaksa International Trophy Final against Pakistan to win Maldives national under-23 football team's first ever gold medal.
Rilwan made his debut in a friendly match against Thailand on February 24, 2012 From 2012 to present, he has been the only player to play in both Maldives national under 23 team and Maldives senior national team starting eleven.
2012 AFC Challenge Cup
This is his first time, and first major tournament with the senior team and he played all the matches as a right back at 2012 AFC Challenge Cup for the Maldives. Their first goal of the tournament came with a header from a cross by Rilwan in to the penalty area of Turkmenistan. After the great performance in the tournament, he was one of the most hopeful young players in the Maldives, and also included in the Haveeru Sports Awards' best 5 players of 2012 AFC Challenge Cup. He is the only Maldivian player nominated for the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup's best Under-21 player Award.
- As of match played 23 October 2013
|Season||Club||Division||League||FA Cup||President's Cup||Charity Shield||Others1||Asia||Total|
|2013||New Radiant||Dhivehi League||17||0||1||2||0||0||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||7||0||1||29||0||2|
|New Radiant total||17||0||1||2||0||0||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||7||0||1||29||0||2|
- Scores and results list Maldives U–23's goal tally first.
|1.||9 November 2012||Jayathilake Sports Complex, Sri Lanka||Pakistan||0–1||1–2||2012 M. Rajapaksa Int'l Trophy Final|
Awards and honours
- Dhivehi League (1): 2008
- President's Cup (1): 2008
- FA Charity Shield (1): 2009
- Maldives Cup Winners' Cup (1): 2007
- Victory Youth
- New Radiant
- FA Charity Shield (1): 2013
- Dhivehi League (1): 2013
- Maldives FA Cup (1): 2013
- President's Cup (1): 2013
- Maldives Under–23
- "Rilwan Waheed". goal.com. Retrieved April 5, 2012.
- "Riley: National team's new young vein" (in Dhivehi). Haveeru Online. March 22, 2012. Retrieved April 20, 2012.
- "Victory S.C 3-4 Al Tilal". maldivesoccer. February 18, 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2013.
- "Victory knocked out of AFC Cup". maldivesoccer. February 18, 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2013.
- "New Radiant agrees with five players". maldivesoccer. October 24, 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
- "New Radiant wins curtain raiser". maldivesoccer. February 22, 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
- "Maldives U 23 win Rajapaksa tournament". maldivesoccer. December 9, 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
- "Thailand beats Maldives". maldivesoccer. February 24, 2012. Retrieved April 20, 2012.
- "Best 5 players of 2012 AFC Challenge Cup" (in Dhivehi). Haveeru Online. March 18, 2012. Retrieved April 20, 2012.
- "Rilwan Waheed Statistics". maldivesoccer.com. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
- "Maldives U 23 win Rajapaksa tournament". maldivesoccer. 9 December 2012. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
- "Haveeru Sports Awards 2012". maldivesoccer. 15 February 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2013.