Ibrahim Fazeel

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Ibrahim Fazeel
Ibrahim fazeel with saff championship trophy.jpg
Fazeel after winning saff championship in 2008
Personal information
Full name Ibrahim Fazeel
Date of birth (1980-10-09) 9 October 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Malé, Maldives
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Llangefni Town FC
Number 99
Youth career
Majeediya School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 New Lagoons (6)
2001–2003 Island Football Club (44)
2004–2006 New Radiant (60)
2007 VB Sports Club (18)
2007–2008 DPMM FC (2)
2008–2011 Victory Sports Club (79)
2012 New Radiant (8)
2013 B.G. Sports Club (4)
2014 New Radiant (6)
2015 New Radiant (4)
2015 Bodorgan FC 7 (6)
2017 Llangefni Town FC
National team
1999– Maldives 49 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ibrahim Fazeel (born 9 October 1980) is a Maldivian footballer[1] nicknamed "Oppo", who can play both as a midfielder and as a forward currently who plays for Llangefni Town FC He started his career while he was a student in Majeedhiyaa School in 1999. Fazeel played his first international match on 2 April 2000 against Syria (AFC Asian Cup Lebanon 2000) and scored first goal in the Golden jubilee international tournament against Bangladesh. He is the only player who scored for times in the semi-finals to take Maldives to the finals.

After his international duty in 1999, he signed for his first club New lagoons in 2000. Between 2001 and 2003 he played for IFC which was the best club at that time. From 2004 to 2006 he changed to New Radiant SC. In 2007, a new club named VB signed him for a record fee. In October 2007, he transferred to DPMM FC in Brunei along with fellow Maldivian Ali Ashfaq and scored two goals for the team. In 2008, Fazeel lend his team to travel to final in SAFF Championship 2008 by scoring a goal against Sri Lanka. From 2008 to 2011 he played for Victory SC. Later in 2012, he played for New Radiant SC along with his National team mates Ashfaq and Ahmed Thoriq and played for BG Sports in 2013 and returned to his old team New Radiant SC He was one of the most important members of the Maldives national football team.

At 2014 AFC Challenge Cup Fazeel helped the Maldives National Football Team by scoring a penalty kick which led the team to 3rd place against Afghanistan by 1-1(8-7)

Club career[edit]

Anglesey League club Bodorgan FC acquired the signature of Fazeel on 7 February 2016.[2]

On 20 January 2017, Welsh Alliance side Llangefni Town F.C. completed the signing of Fazeel.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Darpan, Pratiyogita (August 2008). Pratiyogita Darpan. Pratiyogita Darpan. pp. 35–. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Anglesey football club signs Maldives international in a bid to boost season. access date: 19 February 2017
  3. ^ "OPPO" SIGNS FOR THE TOWN!. access date: 19 February 2017
  4. ^ 30 top January transfers in North Wales football. access date: 19 February 2017
Preceded by
Ali Ashfaq
Haveeru Maldivian Footballer of the Year
2005
Succeeded by
Ali Umar
Preceded by
Ali Ashfaq
Haveeru Ranboot
2006
Succeeded by
himself
Preceded by
[First Time]
FAM Maldivian Footballer of the Year
2005
Succeeded by
Ali Umar