Santosh Sahukhala

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Santosh Shahukhala
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Personal information
Full name Santosh Shahukhala
Date of birth (1988-06-06) 6 June 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Kathmandu, Nepal
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Three Star Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003-2007 Three Star Club ? (?)
? APF Club ? (?)
2007-2010 Abahani Chittagong ? (?)
2010-2011 Three Star Club 22 (17)
2011-2012 Manang Marshyangdi Club 17 (16)
2012 Three Star Club
National team
2007- Nepal 29 (3)

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

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 March 2013

Santosh Sahukhala (Nepali: सन्तोष साहुखल) (born 10 January 1988) is a Nepali international football player.

Early life[edit]

Coming from a family which enjoyed soccer, nobody raised any eyebrows when he chose football over other sports as a child and the Madhyapur Football Club, which is near his house made it easier for him to spend hours horning his skills. His elder brother Bal Gopal Sahukhala is also a professional footballer.He started playing football as early as eight years old and competed in many a school-level tournament representing his school. In fact, he had started out as a defender before his coach at Madhyapur football club changed his position.

Club career[edit]

Three Star Club[edit]

Armed Police Force Club[edit]

Maldives and Bangladesh[edit]

[1]

Return To Three Star[edit]

He had good spell with return to Matyr's Memorial A Division League becoming the top scorer with 19 goals.

Manang Marsyangdi Club[edit]

He signed for Manang Marsyangdi Club, making him the highest paid Nepali footballer at the time of his signing.[2]

Trials in Indonesia[edit]

In 2011, Sahukhala went on trial for Sriwijaya FC, in Indonesia. [3]

Trials in Japan[edit]

In 2014, Sahukhala went on trial for Gainare Tottori, in the Japanese third division.[4]

International career[edit]

He is the main striker for the Nepal's National Team.

Disciplinary action[edit]

The coach Graham Roberts had dropped him from the national team for the qualifies against Timor Leste. He was not present for practice despite calls. He had also violated the team norms during the AFC Challenge Cup, but we had escaped action from the coach.[5]

Reconciliation in national team[edit]

Santosh was picked for the next round of qualification against Jordan and he provided an assist for the home leg equalizer.

Style of play[edit]

He is generally deployed as the main striker.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Club Season League Cup Cup (Fifa Recognized) Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Three Star Club ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
APF Club ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Three Star Club 2067 B.S.(2010–11) 22 17 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Manang Marshyangdi Club 2068 B.S.(2011–12) 17 16 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Career Total ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

International[edit]

National team Season Apps Goals Assists
Nepal
2067 B.S.(2010–11) ? ? ?
2068 B.S.(2011–12) ? ? ?
Total ? 2 ?

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1.  Pakistan
2.  Bangladesh
3. 18 March 2011 Pokhara Rangasala, Pokhara, Nepal  Bhutan
1–0,
1–0
Friendly[6]
4. 2 March 2013 Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Kathmandu, Nepal  Northern Mariana Islands
2–0,
6–0
2014 AFC Challenge Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maldivesoccer.com :- Maldives' first soccer website". Maldivesoccer.net. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "MMC sign stars on hefty sums - Detail News : Nepal News Portal". Thehimalayantimes.com. Retrieved 2015-04-01. 
  3. ^ "Nepal International Santosh Sahukhala Off To Indonesia For Trial". CricketFootball.com. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Santosh Sahukhala On Trial With Japanese Third Division Club - GoalNepal Exclusive". Goalnepal.com. 23 October 2014. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Roberts dumps Sahukhala - Detail News : Nepal News Portal". Thehimalayantimes.com. 2011-06-24. Retrieved 2015-04-01. 
  6. ^ "Nepal‚ Bhutan friendly - Detail News : Nepal News Portal". Thehimalayantimes.com. 2011-03-18. Retrieved 2015-04-01. 

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