Muhammad Riaz (footballer)

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Muhammad Riaz
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-02-27) 27 February 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth Hangu, Pakistan
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
K-Electric
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 K-Electric 19 (6)
2014 Sui Southern Gas 1 (0)
2018– K-Electric 21 (6)
National team
2013–2016 Pakistan U23 4 (0)
2013– Pakistan 19 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Muhammad Riaz (born 27 Feb 1996) is a Pakistani footballer who plays for K-Electric and the Pakistan national football team.[1]

International career[edit]

Riaz appeared for Pakistan U-23 team at 2014 Asian Games in 1–0 loss to China U-23 team.[2] Riaz made further three appearances in 2018 Asian Games with nation U-23 side.[3]

His first senior appearance was against Yemen at 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification.[4] He scored his first goal on 4 November 2018, against Nepal in 2018 SAFF Championship, scoring a penalty in 36th minute. His second senior goal came in the same tournament against Bhutan on 20th minute from Saddam Hussain assist.[5][6]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of match played 6 June 2019[7]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Pakistan 2013 3 0
2014 1 0
2015 1 0
2016 3 0
2018 9 2
2019 2 0
Total 18 2

International goals[edit]

As of match played on played 12 December 2018[7]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 4 September 2018 Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh 3    Nepal 1–0 2–1 2018 SAFF Championship
2 8 September 2018 Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh 5  Bhutan 1–0 3–0 2018 SAFF Championship

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Muhammad Riaz - Stats, Career information and Matches - World Football". www.worldfootball.com.
  2. ^ "CHINA PR U23 VS. PAKISTAN U23 1 - 0". us.soccerway.com.
  3. ^ "MUHAMMAD RIAZ". us.soccerway.com.
  4. ^ "YEMEN VS. PAKISTAN 3 - 1". us.soccerway.com.
  5. ^ "NEPAL VS. PAKISTAN 1 - 2". us.soccerway.com.
  6. ^ "PAKISTAN VS. BHUTAN 3 - 0". us.soccerway.com.
  7. ^ a b "Riaz, Muhammad". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 10 January 2019.