Abel Dhaira

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Abel Dhaira
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-09-09) 9 September 1987 (age 28)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Express
2008–2010 URA
2010 AS Vita
2011–2012 ÍBV 31 (0)
2013–2014 Simba SC 0 (0)
2014– ÍBV 24 (0)
National team
2009– Uganda 11 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:29, 12 September 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 July 2012

Abel Dhaira (born 9 September 1987) is an Ugandan international footballer who plays for Icelandic club ÍBV, as a goalkeeper.


Dhaira has played club football in Uganda, the Congo and Iceland for Express, URA, AS Vita and ÍBV.[1][2][3]

He made his international debut for Uganda in 2009.[1] Dhaira competed at the 2012 CECAFA Cup, where he was hospitalised following a collision with an opposition player.[4]


  1. ^ a b Abel Dhaira at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ Abel Dhaira profile at Soccerway
  3. ^ Abel DhairaUEFA competition record
  4. ^ Andrew Jackson Oryada (24 November 2012). "Hosts Uganda and Ethiopia win their opening Cecafa games". BBC Sport.