Ranjae Christian

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Ranjae Christian
Personal information
Full name Ranjae Christian
Date of birth (1977-12-18) December 18, 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Antigua and Barbuda
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Antigua Barracuda FC
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Joe Public
2002–2011 Bassa SC
2011– Antigua Barracuda FC 34 (5)
National team
2000– Antigua and Barbuda 43 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 20, 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 18, 2012

Ranjae Christian (born December 18, 1977) is an Antiguan footballer who currently plays for Antigua Barracuda FC in the USL Professional Division and the Antigua and Barbuda national team.

Club career[edit]

Christian began his career in 2000 with Trinidadian team Joe Public, before moving home to play for Bassa SC in 2002. Christian played for Bassa in the Antigua and Barbuda Premier Division for nearly a decade, and while playing with Bassa he won five league titles (in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2010), two Antigua and Barbuda FA Cup titles in 2008 and 2010, and was the league's top scorer in 2007 with 15 goals. He has also won 1 MVP trophy for the Antigua and Barbuda Premier division in 2007. He also played in the CFU Club Championship on three occasions, reaching the quarter finals of the competition in both 2005 and 2007.

In 2011 Christian transferred to the new Antigua Barracuda FC team prior to its first season in the USL Professional Division. He made his debut for the Barracudas on April 27, 2011 in a 7-0 victory over Puerto Rico United, scoring his team's 7th goal in the 78th minute of the game.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Christian has one son named after him, he is also a part of the "Dumz Tree Family" association

International career[edit]

Christian made his debut for the Antigua and Barbuda national team in 2000. He represented his country in qualification for the 2002, 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups,[2] and was part of the Antigua squad which took part in the final stages of the 2010 Caribbean Championship.

National team statistics[edit]

Antigua and Barbuda national team
Year Apps Goals
2000 4 0
2001 0 0
2002 2 0
2003 3 0
2004 2 0
2005 1 0
2006 3 0
2007 0 0
2008 8 2
2009 1 0
2010 1 0

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Antigua and Barbuda's goal tally first.[3]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 30 August 2008 Truman Bodden Sports Complex, George Town, Cayman Islands  Cayman Islands 1–0 1–1 2008 Caribbean Cup qualification
2. 7 November 2008 Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya, Trinidad and Tobago  Guyana 2–1 2–1 2008 Caribbean Cup qualification
3. 6 September 2011 Paul E. Joseph Stadium, Frederiksted, United States Virgin Islands  U.S. Virgin Islands 1–0 8–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification


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