David Abdul

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David Abdul
Personal information
Full name David Abdul
Date of birth (1989-08-17) 17 August 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Oranjestad, Aruba
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
SV Dakota
Youth career
Sparta Rotterdam
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Sparta Rotterdam 15 (4)
2011–2012 RVVH
2013– SV Dakota
National team
2011– Aruba 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David Abdul (born 17 August 1989) is an Aruban football player. Currently, he plays for SV Dakota and also features for the Aruba national team. In his early career, he played professionally for Sparta Rotterdam in the Dutch Eerste Divisie.

Club career[edit]

Abdul is a forward player who graduated through the Sparta academy and reserve teams, making his first team debut on 18 January 2009, aged 19 years and 154 days. In 2011, Abdul was the highest paid athlete from Aruba at $65,312 (USD).[1]

Abdul was mostly used as a substitute for Sparta in his first three seasons, playing 6 league matches in two seasons. After Sparta relegated in the 2009–10 season, he became a more regular starter in the club's Eerste Divisie campaign.

He left Sparta after the 2010/2011 season for amateur side RVVH.[2] He later moved to Aruban Division di Honor side, SV Dakota

International career[edit]

Abdul is capped by the Aruba national football team. He featured in both matches against St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.


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