Rafique Ali Sardar

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Rafique Ali Sardar
Personal information
Full nameMohammad Rafique Ali Sardar
Date of birth (1998-04-16) 16 April 1998 (age 22)
Place of birth Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Mohammedan (loan)
Youth career
East Bengal
Mohun Bagan
2017–18 Tata Football Academy
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2018–20 Jamshedpur 4 (0)
2020– East Bengal 0 (0)
2021–Mohammedan (loan) 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 18 April 2020

Mohammad Rafique Ali Sardar (born 16 April 1998) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Mohammedan on loan from East Bengal.

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Career

Born in Kolkata, West Bengal, Sardar rose from poverty to joining the youth academies of the two Kolkata giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. [1] He soon then moved to the Tata Football Academy. [1]

Jamshedpur FC

Before the 2017–18 season, Sardar was announced as part of the inaugural Jamshedpur squad for the Indian Super League. [1] He made his professional debut for the club on 12 April 2018 in the Super Cup against Goa. He came on as a halftime substitute for Sairuat Kima after their #1 goalkeeper, Subrata Pal, was sent off. Jamshedpur went on to lose 1–5. [2] [3] A week later, on 20 April 2018, it was announced that Sardar signed a new contract with Jamshedpur, keeping him at the club till 2020. [4]

East Bengal FC

A couple of years later, Sardar for East Bengal FC, on 18th April, 2020.

Mohammedan SC

The head coach of Mohammedan SC(Kolkata), Jose Hevia, signed Rafique Ali Sardar from SC East Bengal in 2020 after being released by Robbie Fowler the head coach of SC East Bengal. [5]

Career statistics

As of 10 January 2021
ClubSeasonLeagueCupContinentalTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Jamshedpur 2018–19 Indian Super League 100010
2019–20 Indian Super League 300030
East Bengal 2020–21 Indian Super League 000000
Mohammedan Sporting (loan) 2020–21 I-League 200010
Career total60000050

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "The rise of Md. Rafique Ali Sardar!". Jamshedpur FC. 10 November 2018. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. "Jamshedpur substitution". Jamshedpur FC (Twitter).
  3. "Jamshedpur 1-5 Goa". Soccerway.
  4. "Md. Rafique Ali Sardar signs extension till 2020". Jamshedpur FC. 20 April 2018. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  5. "Rafique Ali Sardar signs for Mohammedan SC". footballexpress.in. 20 December 2020.