V.P. Suhair

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V. P. Suhair
Personal information
Full nameSuhair Vadakkepeedika
Date of birth (1992-07-27) 27 July 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Edathanattukara, Palakkad, Kerala, India
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
NorthEast United
Number 15
Youth career
United SC
Senior career*
2016 United SC 10 (5)
2016–2017 Gokulam Kerala 7 (5)
2017–2018 East Bengal 5 (5)
2018–2019 Gokulam Kerala (on loan) 18 (1)
2019–2020 Mohun Bagan 16 (2)
2020– NorthEast United 17 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

V.P. Suhair (born 27 July 1992) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a forward for NorthEast United in the Indian Super League.


Early life

Suhair was born on 27 July 1992 in Edathanattukara, Palakkad, Kerala, India. Suhair is a product of United SC. He started his career playing for Calicut University and local clubs in Kerala. He also represented the Kerala football team in the National Games and the Santosh Trophy. Later he joined Kolkata outfit United SC and played in the Calcutta Football League. [1] [2] [3]

Football career

East Bengal signed him on December 2016. [4] He scored a hat-t-trick in his first match against Rainbow AC. [5] He suffered an ankle injury on the eve of East Bengal's season opener against Shillong. [6] He ended the season with out playing a single match and finally the club released him. Later, he joined Gokulam Kerala on March 2018. [7]

On 3 June 2019, Suhair joined Mohun Bagan. [8] He was an integral part of the Mohun Bagan's I-League title winning squad.

On 30 September 2020, Suhair penned down a two–year deal with NorthEast United. [9]

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