Assad Abdul Ghanee

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Assad Abdul Ghanee
Personal information
Full name Assad Abdul Ghanee
Date of birth (1976-01-02) 2 January 1976 (age 42)
Place of birth Maldives
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
(Assistant coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2006 Club Valencia
2007–2008 New Radiant
2009–2011 Club Valencia 47 (9)
2012 Club Eagles 19 (4)
2013 Club Valencia 19 (2)
2014 Club Eagles 9 (0)
National team
2001–2013 Maldives 90 (2)
Teams managed
2015– Maldives (Assistant coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 October 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 February 2013

Assad Abdul Ghanee (born 2 January 1976) is a Maldivian international footballer.


Ghanee made his international debut in 2001,[1] and he has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[2]

He officially retired from the national team, on 14 February 2013 with the team mate Ahmed Thariq, after the friendly match played between Pakistan at Rasmee Dhandu Stadium. He was awarded with a "golden plaque" by Football Association of Maldives as recognition of his contribution to the national team.[3]


  1. ^ Assad Abdul Ghanee at
  2. ^ Assad Abdul GhaneeFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Assad and Tom retired from national team". Retrieved 17 February 2012. 

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