Zelfy Nazary

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Zelfy Nazary
Personal information
Full name Zelfagar Nazary[1]
Date of birth (1995-01-01) 1 January 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Afghanistan
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Western Pride FC
Youth career
Balcatta FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Balcatta FC 26 (7)
2017–2018 Floreat Athena 25 (2)
2018–2019 Olympic FC 37 (5)
2019– Western Pride FC 11 (5)
National team
2018– Afghanistan 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 June 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2019

Zelfagar Nazary (born 1 January 1995) is a midfielder who plays for the Afghan national team and Western Pride FC in the National Premier Leagues Queensland.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Nazary moved to Australia with his family and where he lived in Katanning, Western Australia and played for clubs in Albany, Western Australia.[4]

Club career[edit]

Nazary played in the National Premier Leagues Western Australia over four seasons with Balcatta FC[5] and Floreat Athena[6][7].

In 2018 Nazary moved to Queensland where he helped Olympic FC reach the National Premier Leagues Queensland Grand Final and FFA Cup round of 32.[citation needed]

Nazary joined league rivals Western Pride in June 2019.[citation needed]

International career[edit]

Nazary made his international debut for Afghanistan against Palestine national football team in August 2018.[citation needed] He won his second cap against Tajikstan, coming on as a substitute in a 1-1- draw in June 2019.[citation needed]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Afghanistan's goal tally first.[8]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 14 November 2019 Pamir Stadium, Dushanbe  India 1–0 1–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification


  1. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BrhMTsShb0S/
  2. ^ "Kabul to Goodwin Park: Zelfy Nazary set to return for Olympic FC's title tilt - Football Queensland". Football Queensland. 30 August 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  3. ^ Lems, David. "Striker's most crucial goal double in football thriller". Queensland Times. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Katanning's Nazary on international stage". The West Australian. 15 February 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Stirling hit for six in Balcatta rout". National Premier Leagues. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Zelfy Nazary - Player Statistics". SportsTG. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  7. ^ admin. "admin, Author at Stirling Lions - Page 2 of 5". Stirling Lions. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Zelfy Nazary". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 16 November 2019.

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