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 23)[1][2]
Place of birth Ramjar, Trashiyangtse, Bhutan[3]
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Thimphu City F.C.
Number 16
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Transport United 10 (4)
2012–2014 Ugyen Academy 36 (9)
2015–2018 Thimphu City 15 (3)
2018– South United 0 (0)
National team
2011– Bhutan 29 (5)
* 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 South United ,[3] having previously played for Thimphu City FC [4] and Ugyen Academy.[4] He started playing football in 2004 and was inspired by his father to take up the sport.[3] He first played for Bhutan in 2011.[4]

Dorji is best known for the late goal he scored against Sri Lanka which gave Bhutan their first ever win in world cup qualification.[5]

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.[4]
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
1–1
1−3
2015 SAFF Championship
4. 29 March 2016 National Stadium, Malé, 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

References[edit]

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