Alireza Jamali

Alireza Jamali (Persian: علیرضا جمالی born 1 April 1990 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian professional footballer who presently plays for Sanat Naft Abadan F.C. of the Persian Gulf Pro League. A native of Abadan, Iran,[2] Jamali can operate in several positions including center midfield, attacking midfield, and forward.[2]

Alireza Jamali
Personal information
Date of birth 1 April 1990
Place of birth Abadan, Iran
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sanat Naft Abadan F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Foolad F.C.
2008–2009 PAS Hamedan F.C.
2009–2011 Paykan F.C.
2011–20xx Pachanga Diliman F.C.
2012 Sanat Naft Abadan F.C.
2012–2013 Foolad F.C.
2013–2014 Mes Rafsanjan F.C.
2014 S.C. Covilhã→(loan) 1 (0)
2014–2015 Naft Omidiyeh F.C.
2015–2016 Lanexang United F.C.
2016–2017 Lusitano VRSA 2 (0)
2017 Saba Qom F.C.[1]
2017– Sanat Naft Abadan F.C.
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only



Back in 2016, S.L. Benfica subordinate Lusitano VRSA got Jamali's services,[3] with the midfielder starting his first match in a 4-2 loss to Louletano D.C. in the Campeonato de Portugal.[4] Having an amicable relationship with his coach, Ricardo Sousa,[2] Jamali was praised by him, with Sousa saying that Jamali was fit for the team.[2]


Becoming a Pachanga Diliman F.C. player in 2011, the Iranian netted two goals in three appearances in the second half of the 2013 United Football League.[5]


Set to join Lao Premier League champions Lanexang United in 2015,[6] Jamali lifted the 2015 Lao Prime Minister's Cup with them,[7] helping the team with an solid performance in the group stage by providing a goal and assist in a 6-2 beating of Lao Police Club.[8]

The Iranian media sprad rumors that he was on the verge of going to a Serbian club[9] but the deal never happened.