Wahid Sali

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Wahid Sali
Personal information
Full name Wahid Mohammed Sali
Date of birth (1985-12-11) 11 December 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Kerala, India
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current team
Number 28
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Mumbai FC 10 (5)
2009–2012 Universal Soccer School 14 (8)
2012–13 ONGC 13 (5)
2013–2014 Mohun Bagan 12 (5)
2015–present Bhawanipore 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Wahid Mohammed Sali (born 11 December 1985) is an Indian football player who currently plays for Bhawanipore in the I-League 2nd Division.


He joined Mumbai FC in January 2008 who earned 16 games and left in December 2008 the club to sign for the Kerala based Universal Soccer School.[1] He is now playing for Bhawanipore.


He signed for newly promoted ONGC F.C. of the I-League in the 2012–13 season began and he made his debut for the club 29 December 2012 against United Sikkim F.C. in the 13th round of the 2012-13 season coming on as a 90th-minute substitute for Robin Gurung.[2]

Mohun Bagan[edit]

After an impressive season with ONGC, Sali was roped in by Mohun Bagan A.C.. He made his debut on 22 September 2013 against Bengaluru FC at the Bangalore Football Stadium in which he earned a yellow card in the 39th minute as Mohun Bagan drew the match 1-1.[3] He was adjudged as the Man Of The Match in Mohun Bagan's away match against Churchill Brothers in Goa.


On 7 July 2015 Sali joined Bhawanipore.

Playing Style[edit]

Wahid Sali is a versatile defender who can play as a right back or center back. He started as a 7′s footballer in Kerala and is regarded as one of the best defenders in I-League presently. He believes that a player should always look for ways to improve his game and his hardworking nature on and off the pitch is the reason behind his success.[4]

Career Statistics[edit]


Statistics accurate as of 11 May 2013

Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup AFC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
ONGC 2012-13 13 0 0 0 - - - - 13 0
Mohun Bagan 2013-14 4 0 0 0 - - - - 4 0
Career total 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0


  1. ^ Season ending transfers 2008
  2. ^ "United Sikkim FC vs ONGC F.C. LIVE Commentary". Goal.com. 
  3. ^ "Bengaluru vs. Mohun Bagan 1-1". Soccerway. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  4. ^ George, Joseph. "Wahid Sali – Exclusive Interview: "Kolkata Is Heaven For Winners"". The Hard Tackle. Retrieved 5 October 2013.