Tshering Dorji

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Tshering Dorji
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Personal information
Full name Tshering Dorji
Date of birth (1995-09-11) 11 September 1995 (age 25)[1][2]
Place of birth Ramjar, Trashiyangtse, Bhutan[3]
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Paro F.C.
Number 16
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Transport United 10 (4)
2012–2014 Ugyen Academy 36 (9)
2015–2019 Thimphu City 15 (3)
2019 Aizawl F.C. 0 (0)
2019– Paro F.C.
National team
2011– Bhutan 31 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tshering Dorji (born 11 September 1995) is a Bhutanese international footballer, currently playing for Madhya Bharat S.C.

Dorji is best known for the late goal he scored against Sri Lanka which gave Bhutan their first ever win in world cup qualification.[4]

As of March 2015, he is currently studying at the Royal Thimphu College as a first year student.[3]

Club career[edit]

South United[edit]

On 20 December 2018, it was announced that Tshering Dorji would go on to South United FC, also of the I-League 2nd Division.

International career[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list the Bhutan's goal tally first.[5]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 March 2015 Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka
1–0
1–0
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 8 October 2015 Changlimithang Stadium, Thimphu, Bhutan  Maldives
1–4
3–4
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 24 December 2015 Trivandrum International Stadium, India  Maldives
1–1
1−3
2015 SAFF Championship
4. 29 March 2016 National Stadium, Malé, Maldives  Maldives
2–1
2–4
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 6 June 2019 Changlimithang Stadium, Thimphu, Bhutan  Guam
1–0
1–0
2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
6. 29 September 2019 Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh  Bangladesh
1–2
1–4
Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tshering DorjiFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Tshering Dorji". Soccerway. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Bhutan's Two Heroes With Three Important Goals In Between Them". The Bhutanese. 23 March 2015.
  4. ^ Sirilal, Ranga (12 March 2015). "World's worst Bhutan win on World Cup qualifying debut". Reuters. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  5. ^ Tshering Dorji at National-Football-Teams.com