Mohammed Rafi (footballer)
|Full name||Madambillath Mohammed Rafi|
|Date of birth||May 24, 1982|
|Place of birth||Trikaripur, Kasaragod, Kerala, India|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2014||→ Atletico de Kolkata (loan)||10||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:19, 15 November 2015 (UTC).
Mohammed Rafi came through the ranks of SBT which had distinction of fielding not only all-Indian but also all-Malayali squad. SBT was promoted to first division of National Football League in 2004 and in that season he scored 4 goals and came into limelight. Unfortunately, SBT got relegated but he was roped in by Mahindra United for the next season.
In 09-10 I-league, he finished the season with record 14 goals,which is best ever for an Indian striker,he was also adjudged Mahindra United's player of the year.
On 24 November 2013 it was announced that Rafi has signed for Mumbai on loan from IMG Reliance with three other players Khelemba Singh, N.P. Pradeep and Peter Costa. He made his debut on 2 December 2013 against East Bengal F.C. at the Balewadi Sports Complex in which he played the whole match as Mumbai won the match 3-2.
Indian Super League
Atletico de Kolkata
Rafi was signed by Kerala Blasters FC for the second season of Indian Super League. He scored on his debut, the second goal of the match against North East United and also set up Sanchez Watt's goal.
|1||14 November 2010||Al-Wahda Stadium, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E||Kuwait||1–7||1-9||Friendly|
- Atlético de Kolkata
- "Mumbai FC sign four IMG-Reliance contracted players on loan". Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- "Mumbai vs. East Bengal 3-2". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
- Mohammed Rafi at Goal.com