Omid Musawi

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Omid Musawi
Personal information
Date of birth (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 21)
Place of birth Afghanistan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Attacker
Club information
Current team
Para Hills Knights SC
Youth career
AGOVV -2011
FC Twente 2011–2020
SBV Vitesse 2020
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
PEC Zwolle 2020–2022
Para Hills Knights SC 2022–
National team
2022– Afghanistan 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Omid Musawi (born 1 January 2001) is a Dutch-Afghan footballer who plays as a attacker for the Australian club Para Hills Knights SC and the Afghanistan national football team.[1]

Biography[change | change source]

Born in Afghanistan, Omid fled at the age of five for the violance with his family from Afghanistan to the Netherlands. As of 2022 he lived for 16 years in the Netherlands and also among others his mother in Dordrecht and his grandfather in Apeldoorn.[2]

Becoming a footballer he played with AGOVV, the FC Twente (under-19) team from 2021, and for the PEC Zwolle (under-21) team since 2021.[3] Still having the Afghan roots, he was proud receiving a letter of the national coach in January 2022. He was later invited to join a training camp in Turkey. He played in unofficial matches against Kuwait and Jordan. He became known by Afghan people after an interview on national television.[2] He made his official debut for the national team in June 2022.

References[change | change source]

  1. Omid Musawi at transfermarkt
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Zestien jaar na zijn vlucht uit Afghanistan komt de voetbaldroom van PEC-spits Omid Musawi uit" (in Dutch). De Stentor. 22 April 2022.
  3. Omid Musawi at National-Football-Teams.com