Pema Dorji

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Personal information
Full name Pema Dorji
Date of birth (1985-07-05) July 5, 1985 (age 31)[1]
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Yeedzin FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Transport United
2005–2014 Yeedzin FC
National team
2009–2013 Bhutan 11 (0)
Teams managed
2014– F.C. Terton
2015–2016 Bhutan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Pema Dorji (born 5 July 1985) is the Bhutanese football manager. A former international player, he made his first appearance for the Bhutan national football team in 2005.[1]

Pema served as assistant coach to Japanese coach Norio Tsukitate during the first games of the Second Round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup[2] until Tsukitate tenure ended following a dispute with the team manager during the Bhutan-Maldives World Cup qualifiers match in October, 8 2015.[3]Pema guided the team as interim coach in Bhutan's next match against Hong Kong in October 13, 2015.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Pema Dorji at
  2. ^ a b Younten Tshedup (15 October 2015). "Bhutanese coach to lead the national team in China". Kuensel. Retrieved 13 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Younten Tshedup (9 October 2015). "Head coach Norio wanted to leave: BFF". Kuensel. Retrieved 13 March 2016.