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Anwar Abdul Ghanee

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Full name  Anwar Abdul Ghanee
0000–2005  Valencia
Years  Team

Playing position  Defender
Place of birth  Maldives
Name  Anwar Ghanee
Date of birth  (1980-09-17) 17 September 1980 (age 35)

Anwar Abdul Ghanee (born 17 September 1980) is a former Maldivian footballer.


Club career

Anwar started his career, playing for Club Valencia, alongside his elder brother Assad and Akram. He suffered a serious knee injury, playing for Valencia in the season opening match of 2005 against New Radiant.

In 2006, he transferred to Victory Sports Club then to New Radiant in 2007.

Anwar agreed to sign for Vyansa in the 2008 season, when the club agreed to give free medical treatments to his injured knee. He played a season with Vyansa and moved to VB Sports Club in 2009, where he continued to play until retirement.

International career

Anwar played for the Maldives national football team alongside his elder brother Assad Abdul Ghanee. He was first called up for the senior national team side in 2003, and he has represented Maldives in FIFA World Cup qualification matches.

Personal life

Anwar is the younger brother of the retired former Maldives national football team captain Assad Abdul Ghanee, and elder brother of New Radiant player Akram Abdul Ghanee.


Anwar Abdul Ghanee Wikipedia

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