Shamsuddin Amiri

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Amiri Shamsuddin
Personal information
Full name Amiri Shamsuddin
Date of birth (1985-02-12) February 12, 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth Kabul, Afghanistan
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Afghanistan Kabul Bank FC
Number 1
Youth career
2001-2003 Pakistan Pakistan Television FC[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Afghanistan Maiwand Kabul FC
2004- Afghanistan Kabul Bank FC 240 (1)
National team
2005- Afghanistan Afghanistan 17 (0)

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

† Appearances (goals)

Shamsuddin Amiri (Persian: شمس الدین امیری‎‎) (born 12 February 1985) is an Afghan football player. The goalkeeper played for Kabul Bank FC and the Afghanistan national team. He is one of the most experienced players among the current Afghanistan national football team. In the June 2007 Amiri was given Afghanistan's best player of the year award at the age of only 22. He has scored only a single goal at club level, an extraordinary shot which was originally a goal kick. Taking the goal kick from the penalty spot, Amiri kicked it with such force that it soared the length of the pitch and went over the keeper's head in the other end and into the goal.


  1. ^ "Afghan football is back on its feet - Thaindian News". 2008-08-07. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 

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