Shariff Abdul Samat

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Shariff Abdul Samat
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Shariff in 2013
Personal information
Full name Shariff Abdul Samat
Date of birth (1984-01-05)5 January 1984
Place of birth Singapore
Date of death 11 February 2020(2020-02-11) (aged 36)
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Sembawang Rangers 17 (0)
2005 Home United 1 (0)
2006 Young Lions 11 (0)
2007–2009 Tampines Rovers 70 (1)
2010 Home United 13 (0)
2011 Hougang United 22 (0)
2012 Admiralty 8 (2)
2012 Tampines Rovers 0 (0)
2013 Woodlands Wellington 11 (0)
2014–2015 Tampines Rovers
2016 Geylang International
National team
2008 Singapore 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 July 2013
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 June 2013

Shariff Abdul Samat (5 January 1984 – 11 February 2020) was a Singaporean professional footballer. He played as a centre-back. He was the son of Singaporean international footballer, Samad Allapitchay.

Career[change | change source]

Shariff played club football for Sembawang Rangers, Home United, Young Lions, Tampines Rovers, Hougang United, Admiralty, Woodlands Wellington and Geylang International. He also played one game for Singapore in 2008.

Shariff died of a heart attack on 11 February 2020. He was 36.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Football: Tampines Rovers ready for busy year; next up is Indonesia's Makassar in AFC Cup". The Straits Times. 11 February 2020. Retrieved 12 February 2020.

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