Sandjar Ahmadi

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Personal information
Date of birth (1992-02-10) February 10, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Kabul, Afghanistan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left and Right winger, Striker
Club information
Current team
Mumbai F.C.
Number 9
Youth career
SV Nettelnburg/Allermöhe
SC Concordia Hamburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011-2013 SC Vier- und Marschlande 52 (7)
2013-present Mumbai 9 (2)
National team
2011– Afghanistan 18 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 07, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 07, 2014

Sandjar Ahmadi is an Afghan footballer who currently plays for Mumbai F.C. and Afghanistan national football team. He scored two goals against Sri Lanka in 2011 SAFF Championship which helped the national team to win 3–1. At 21 years of age, Ahmadi is one of the Afghanistan national football team's best players. He scored the wining goal against Laos in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers. He scored against Pakistan in a friendly on August 20, 2013. He scored The winning goal against Nepal in the 2013 SAFF Championship to take his nation to the finals. And then in the final he scored the winning goal against the Indian national football team to earn his country their first ever FIFA tournament win. The team was also granted $50,000 US Dollars for being the champions. In an interview with Afghanistan's captain Zohib Islam Amiri, Amiri said "He is a great player, and we couldn't have won this without him."

Early life[edit]

Sandjar Ahmadi was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and then with his family he moved to Germany and now lives in Hamburg. He was seven years only when he started playing football. Now he plays for both club and country on the international level.

Club career[edit]

Mumbai FC[edit]

Sandjar Ahmadi has scored 2 goals in 9 matches for Mumbai FC in I-League.[1] In an interview, he revealed that he was targeting highest position in I-League with Mumbai FC.[2]

Club career stats[edit]

Last update: 14 May 2013

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Other Europe Total
2011-12 SC Vier- und Marschlande Oberliga Hamburg 29 3 - - - 29 3
2012-13 23 4 - - - 23 4
Total Country 52 7 - - - 52 7
Career total 52 7 - - - 52 7

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Afghanistan's goal tally first.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandjar Ahmadi in soccerway.com
  2. ^ George, Joseph. "Sandjar Ahmadi: "Winning SAFF Cup Was Important For Afghanistan"". The Hard Tackle. Retrieved 13 January 2014.