Arash Afshin

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Arash
Arash Afshin (Malavan).jpg
Afshin while playing for Malavan
Personal information
Full name Arash Afshin
Date of birth (1990-01-21) 21 January 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Ramhormoz, Khuzestan, Iran
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker, Winger
Club information
Current team
Esteghlal Khuzestan
Number 16
Youth career
2007–2008 Esteghlal
2008–2009 Foolad
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Foolad 84 (17)
2013 Sepahan 14 (1)
2013–2014 Foolad 10 (2)
2014–2016 Malavan 8 (3)
2016–2017 Esteghlal 3 (0)
2017– Esteghlal Khuzestan 9 (0)
National team
2009–2011 Iran U23 15 (5)
2010–2012 Iran 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 July 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 November 2012

Arash Afshin (Persian: آرش افشین‎‎, born January 21, 1990) is an Iranian footballer who currently plays for Esteghlal Khuzestan in the Iran Pro League. He is a former player of Iran national team and under-23 team.[1]

Club career[edit]

Afshin started his senior career at Foolad. In winter 2012, he was linked to Lille but move was not done.[2] On 1 July 2013, he joined Sepahan on a one-year contract.[3] In December 2013, he terminated his contract with Sepahan to join Foolad again.[4]

Malavan[edit]

After facing conscription problems, he was forced to move a military-owned club. On November 12, 2014, he signed a 2-years contract with Iranian Navy's Malavan.[5][6]

On 31 July 2015 on his debut for Malavan, Afshin scored the only goal in a 1–0 victory over Zob Ahan.

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2009–10 Foolad Persian Gulf Pro League 21 5 1 2 22 7
2010–11 20 11 3 1 23 14
2011–12 22 3 3 2 25 5
2012–13 28 4 0 0 28 4
2013–14 Sepahan 13 1 1 0 0 0 14 1
Foolad 8 2 2 0 1 0 11 2
2014–15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malavan 0 0 0 0
2015–16 8 3 0 3
2016–17 Esteghlal 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Career total 123 29 11 5 1 0 135 34
Season Team Assists
09/10 Foolad 4
10/11 Foolad 3
11/12 Foolad 1
12/13 Foolad 4
13/14 Sepahan 1

International career[edit]

After good performance with Iran U23 in 2010 Asian Games and also in Foolad he convinced Afshin Ghotbi to invite him to Team Melli

On 2 January 2011, Afshin was called up to the Iran for the team's friendly match against Angola and made his debut.

He was also one of Iran players in 2011 AFC Asian Cup.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Iran's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 19 January 2011 Qatar SC Stadium, Doha  United Arab Emirates 1–0 3–0 Asian Cup 2011

Honours[edit]

Foolad

Personal life[edit]

He is currently Student of Civil Engineering at Islamic Azad University Ramhormoz Branch.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b majidjalali.com[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ footballonline
  3. ^ asriran
  4. ^ Farsnews
  5. ^ ISNA
  6. ^ Fars News

External links[edit]