U. Sharaf Ali (born 30 May 1964) is a former Indian International football player from Malappuram district, Kerala. His playing position was defender. Sharaf played for Calicut University during his college days.
Sharaf Ali joined Kerala Police. Several leading Indian players including, V. P. Sathyan, C. V. Pappachan, and I. M. Vijayan were his teammates in Kerala Police Team. They played a major role in strengthening the Kerala State Team during the 1990s and helped Kerala to win Santosh Trophy in 1992 and 1993.
In 1994, Sharaf played for the Indian national side against Beirut in the FIFA World Cup qualifying rounds held at Korea and Hong Kong. Now he is in MSP and functions as Commandant.