|Date of birth||9 September 1987|
|Place of birth||Jinja, Uganda|
|Date of death||27 March 2016(aged 28)|
|Place of death||Landspítali, Reykjavík, Iceland|
|Height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:29, 12 March 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2015
Dhaira played club football in Uganda, the Congo and Iceland for Express, URA, AS Vita (whom he joined in December 2009 for US$22,000) and ÍB Vestmannaeyjar. He was released by Tanzanian club Simba SC in December 2013.
Dhaira made his international debut for Uganda in 2009. He won three CECAFA Cups in 2009, 2011 and 2012. At the 2012 CECAFA Cup he was hospitalised following a collision with an opposition player.
- Dhaira opts for URA FC - NewVision
- Uganda: URA to Pocket Sh42 Million for Dhaira - AllAfrica
- Abel Dhaira at National-Football-Teams.com
- Abel Dhaira profile at Soccerway
- Abel Dhaira – UEFA competition record
- Dhaira Clarifies His Word Over Simba Exit - Red Pepper
- "Tanzanians join Ugandans to mourn Dhaira loss". Daily News (Tanzania). 29 March 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
- Andrew Jackson Oryada (24 November 2012). "Hosts Uganda and Ethiopia win their opening Cecafa games". BBC Sport.
- "Uganda Cranes goalie, Abel Dhaira dead". Kawowo.com. 27 March 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
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