Ridhuan Muhammad

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Not to be confused with Muhammad Ridwan.
This is a Malay name; the name Muhammad is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Muhammad Ridhuan. The Arabic word "bin" ("b.") or "binti"/"binte" ("bt."/"bte."), if used, means "son of" or "daughter of" respectively.
Ridhuan Muhammad
Personal information
Full name Muhammad Ridhuan bin Muhammad
Date of birth (1984-05-06) 6 May 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Singapore
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right winger
Club information
Current team
Warriors FC
Number 12
Youth career
National Football Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003−2006 Young Lions 79 (6)
2007−2009 Tampines Rovers 77 (10)
2009−2013 Arema Cronous 90 (24)
2013 Putra Samarinda (loan) 10 (0)
2014–2015 Geylang International 24 (4)
2015 Tampines Rovers 2 (0)
2016– Warriors 2 (1)
National team
2003− Singapore 65 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 February 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 October 2009

Muhammad Ridhuan bin Muhammad (born 6 May 1984) is a Singaporean professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for S.League club Warriors.

Club career[edit]

He has previously played for S.League clubs Young Lions. First catching the eye for the national U18 team with his speed and mazy dribbling skills,[citation needed] he joined the Young Lions for the 2003 S. League season. After four years, he moved to Tampines Rovers in 2007. In 2009, Ridhuan and Noh Alam Shah joined Indonesian club Arema.

He helped Arema to win Indonesian Super League.[1]

Following his release by Tampines Rovers at the conclusion of the 2015 S.League season, Ridhuan announced his retirement from football to forge a new career in the oil and gas industry following his failure to secure a contract.[2] However, the speedy winger was snapped up by Warriors FC and made his debut as a substitute in a 3-1 loss against Brunei DPMM.[3] He scored his first goal of the season in a 2-2 draw against Geylang International to rescue a point for the Warriors after coming on as a substitute.[4]

International career[edit]

While Ridhuan did not feature much in the league, Singapore coach Radojko Avramović saw something in the talented youngster and gave him his international debut against Qatar on 19 November 2003.

With midfielder Shahril Ishak, defender Baihakki Khaizan and keeper Hassan Sunny, he is part of the 'NFA Gang of Four', the quartet which has played together since their early teenage years and earned senior international honours in 2003.

He was also part of the national side that won the 2004 AFF Championship albeit only featuring in the opening game. Three years later in the 2007 AFF Championship, he played a major role in the team's success in retaining the championship.

National team career statistics[edit]

Goals for Senior National Team[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
January 15, 2007 Singapore, Singapore  Laos 11–0 Won 2007 AFF Championship
January 27, 2007 Singapore, Singapore  Malaysia 1–1 Win on P.Ks 2007 AFF Championship
June 24, 2007 Singapore, Singapore  North Korea 2–1 Won Friendly

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Arema Indonesia

International[edit]

Singapore

References[edit]

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