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Obaidullah Karimi (Persian: عبیدالله کریمی‎ born on 21 December 1979) is an Afghan footballer. He was the only Afghan player who scored a goal in 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC) against Syria.

Obaidullah Karimi
Personal information
Full name Obaidullah Karimi
Date of birth (1979-12-21) 21 December 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Kabul, Afghanistan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Störtebeker SV
Number 13
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Hamburger SV II
2001–2002 SC Vorwärts-Wacker 04 Billstedt ? (?)
2002–2003 Altonaer FC von 1893 14 (1)
2003–2004 SV Lurup ? (?)
2004–2008 FC Eintracht Norderstedt 03 ? (?)
2008 SC Concordia von 1907 10 (1)
2009–2011 Hamm United
2011–2012 HSV Barmbek-Uhlenhorst
2012 Bramfelder SV
2013 SV Uhlenhorst-Adler
2013–2014 TuS Hamburg
2014– Störtebeker SV
National team
2003– Afghanistan 15 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 January 2015
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 25, 2009

In his career, he had four metatarsal fractures.

Club career statsEdit

Last update: 27 November 2010

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Other Europe Total
2000–01 Hamburger SV II Oberliga Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein - -
2001–02 SC Vorwärts-Wacker 04 Billstedt 3 0 - -
2002–03 Altonaer FC von 1893 14 1 - -
2003–04 SV Lurup 12 2 - -
2004–05 FC Eintracht Norderstedt 03 Bezirksliga Hamburg Nord - -
2005–06 Landesliga Hamburg Hansa-Staffel - -
2006–07 Oberliga Hamburg 3 1 - -
2007–08 1 0 - -
2008–09 SC Concordia von 1907 10 1 - -
Hamm United Bezirksliga Hamburg Ost - -
2009–10 Landesliga Hamburg Hansa-Staffel - -
2010–11 - -
2011–12 HSV Barmbek-Uhlenhorst - -
2012–13 Bramfelder SV Oberliga Hamburg - - -
Total Country 0 0 0 0
Career total 0 0 0 0

National team statisticsEdit

Afghanistan national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 3 0
2004 - -
2005
2006 0 0
2007 2 1
2008 4 0
2009
2010
2011
Total

International goalsEdit

Date Venue Opponent Result Competition Goals
26 October 2007 Dushanbe, Tajikistan   Syria 1–2 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC) 1

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