Naveed Akram

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Pakistan Naveed Akram
Personal information
Full name Muhammad Naveed Akram
Date of birth (1984-05-16) May 16, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Multan, Pakistan
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Number 3
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003- WAPDA FC ?? (?)
2007 Lahore Lajpaals F.C. ?? (?)
National team
2004-present Pakistan Pakistan 18 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 5, 2008
Naveed Akram
Medal record
Representing  Pakistan
South Asian Games
Men’s Football
Gold medal – first place 2004 Islamabad Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Colombo Team

Naveed Akram (Urdu: نوید اکرم‎; born on May 16, 1984) is a Pakistani international footballer playing currently for WAPDA FC.

He made his international debut during the 2005 Indo-Pak series.

The right back won the Pakistan Premier League with WAPDA in 2003, 2004 and the recent one in 2007/08. He also played in the Geo Super Football League 2007 with Lahore Lajpaals F.C. which topped the league round but lost in the semi-finals of the knock-out stage.

Naveed plays as an attacking right back on the pitch, and always tends to assist in the attacking plays as well as having a knack of scoring goals himself.

He is most known for his memorable long range goal in the 2006 Asian games football when Pakistan came close to a huge upset against Japan.

International Career Stats[edit]

Goals for Senior National Team[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
November 29, 2006 Doha, Qatar  Japan 2-3 Lost 2006 Asian Games
November 15, 2007 Abu Dhabi, UAE  United Arab Emirates 2-3 Lost 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification


With Pakistan national football team


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