Shabir Isoufi

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Shabir Isoufi
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-03-09) 9 March 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Kandahar, Afghanistan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 18
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Feyenoord 0 (0)
2010–2011 Excelsior (loan) 4 (0)
2011–2012 Dordrecht (loan) 10 (1)
2012–2013 Telstar (loan) 30 (7)
2013–2014 Telstar 31 (2)
2014–2015 Barendrecht 12 (1)
2015– ASWH 0 (0)
National team
2009 Netherlands U17
2015– Afghanistan 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:07, 18 January 2016 (UTC).

Shabir Isoufi (Kandahar, 9 March 1992) is an Afghan footballer who plays for ASWH, as a midfielder. He was capped for the first time for Afghanistan in a World Cup qualification match against Cambodia as a 75th minute sub.[1] In 2011, Isoufi was the highest paid athlete from Afghanistan with an annual salary of $80,000 (USD).[2]


Dutch clubs[edit]

Isoufi has played club football in the Netherlands for Feyenoord, Excelsior, Dordrecht, Telstar and Barendrecht.[3][4]

In June 2015 Shabir signed a contract with Hoofdklasse club ASWH.[5] In 2016, he promoted with ASWH to the Derde Divisie.


He made three appearances for the Netherlands at the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.[6]

Shabir made his debut in the Afghanistan national football team against Laos and scored the second goal in a 2–0 win. He also played against Cambodia and Singapore. He was invited for the 2015 SAFF Championship but was injured before the tournament started.