Ali Sadiki

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Ali Sadiki
Personal information
Full name Ali Sadiki
Date of birth (1987-12-10) 10 December 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Harare, Zimbabwe
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
TP Mazembe
Youth career
Assa Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Harare United
2008–2010 Witbank Spurs
2010–2012 Gunners
2012–2014 Platinum
2014– TP Mazembe
2015–2016 Don Bosco (loan)
National team
2013– Zimbabwe 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 June 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 June 2016

Ali Sadiki (born 10 December 1987) is a Zimbabwean professional footballer, who plays as a midfielder for DR Congo club TP Mazembe and the Zimbabwe national team.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Sadiki's career began in Zimbabwe with Harare United, however his stay with them was short as he left due to the club going defunct.[1] He subsequently joined South African second tier side Witbank Spurs,[2] whom he left in 2010 to return to Zimbabwe to join Gunners where he remained until 2012 when he joined Platinum, after two years with Platinum he left Zimbabwe for the second time to sign for DR Congo club TP Mazembe on a five-year deal on 31 May 2014.[3] Just over a year after signing for TP Mazembe, Sadiki was loaned out to Don Bosco.[4]

International[edit]

In January 2014, coach Ian Gorowa, invited him to be a part of the Zimbabwe squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship.[5][6] He helped the team to a fourth-place finish after being defeated by Nigeria by a goal to nil.[7][8] Six of Sadiki's eight Zimbabwe caps came in the 2014 African Nations Championship, while his only goal for his nation came in a 2013 friendly versus Mozambique.[9][10]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of 27 June 2016.[9][10]
National team Year Apps Goals
Zimbabwe 2013 1 1
2014 7 0
2015 0 0
2016 0 0
Total 8 1

International goals[edit]

As of 27 June 2016. Scores and results list Zimbabwe's goal tally first.[9][10]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 8 December 2013 Barbourfields Stadium, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe  Mozambique 2–1 2–1 Friendly

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Gunners
Platinum
TP Mazembe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zimbabwe/South Africa: Mubaiwa Twins Move to South Africa". All Africa. 26 January 2008. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Spurs sign Makua, four foreigners". Kick Off. 23 February 2008. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ali SADIKI " Gaza " officiellement au TPM" (in French). Tout Puissant Mazembe. 31 May 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "In Marrakech, 24 players already at work". TP Mazembe. 25 October 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Zimbabwe name final squad for CHAN tournament". cosafa.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Zimbabwe Warriors leave for Chan tournament". newsday.co.zw. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "CHAN 2014: awards and team of the CHAN". en.starafrica.com. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Articles tagged 'warriors'". dailynews.co.zw. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c "Ali Sadiki profile". Soccerway. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  10. ^ a b c "Ali Sadiki profile". World Football. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  11. ^ "Zimbabwe 2009". RSSSF. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  12. ^ "Zimbabwe 2012". RSSSF. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  13. ^ a b "Zimbabwe 2014". RSSSF. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  14. ^ "DR Congo 2014". RSSSF. 27 June 2016. Archived from the original on 11 April 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 

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