Thiago Augusto

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Thiago Augusto Fernandes (born 20 May 1990) is a footballer who plays as a striker for Al-Muharraq. Born in Brazil, Thiago Augusto represents the Bahrain national football team.

Thiago Augusto
Personal information
Full name Thiago Augusto Fernandes
Date of birth (1990-05-20) May 20, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth Joinville, Brazil
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Al-Muharraq
Number 9
Youth career
2009 Maringá Futebol Clube
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Operário 7 (1)
2013–2015 Manama Club 21 (13)
2015–2016 Felda United 12 (12)
2016Kedah (loan) 7 (4)
2017 Manama Club 12 (6)
2017–2018 Felda United 44 (39)
2019 Manama Club 10 (12)
2019– Al-Muharraq 15 (7)
National team
2008–2009 Brazil U19 3 (2)
2019– Bahrain 5 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 November 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 December 2019

Club careerEdit

Thiago Augusto started playing football in Grêmio de Esportes Maringá, then to Maringá Futebol Clube and Operário Ferroviário Esporte Clube, all in his home country, Brazil.

Manama ClubEdit

He was then transferred to Manama Club in Bahrain.

Felda UnitedEdit

In April 2015, Thiago Augusto was transferred to Felda United in Malaysia. He plays under the squad number 49. He has played 10 matches and scored 13 goals.[1] Thiago was the topscorer for the club during 2015 season. He have a sharp finishing, great individual skill and great header. Coupling with Zah Rahan Krangar often intimidating opponent.

Just before the 2016 season kicked off, Thiago suffered a lengthy injury that sidelined him from then Felda United head coach Irfan Bakti Abu Salim's squad, although the club still kept Thiago under contract. But when the mid-season transfer window opened, Irfan decided against listing him in the competitions squad to avoid disrupting the already-established team dynamics, and loaned him out to Kedah. Despite helping Kedah lift the Malaysia Cup title at the end of the season, Thiago was not retained by either Kedah or Felda, and briefly rejoined his other former club Manama.

KedahEdit

In July 2016, he was loaned out to Kedah from Felda United. His arrival saw another Kedah player, Ahmad Fakri Saarani moved to Felda United for the remaining campaign of the Malaysia Super League 2016 season, in an exchange deal between the two football teams. This move saw Thiago teamed up with his compatriot, Sandro da Silva Mendonça.

He made his debut also marked with his debut goal on 13 July 2016 against Sarawak in Malaysian Cup, the winning goal in a 4–3 result.

Felda UnitedEdit

In June 2017, Thiago return to Malaysian football as he re-signed to Felda United for a second stint as replacement for the underperforming Argentine Gastón Cellerino, having played for them from 2015 to 2016.[2]

Manama ClubEdit

He rejoined his former Bahraini club Manama at 2019 after Felda United not extend his contract in 2018.[3]

Al MuharraqEdit

He transferred to Al-Muharraq in July 2019.[4]

International careerEdit

Thiago Augusto had represented Brazil U20 team, but was not included in the final squad of the 2009 South American U-20 Championship, where Brazil emerged champions and qualified for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, He was also not included for the latter tournament.[citation needed]

Bahrain national teamEdit

On 23 November 2019, Helio Sousa, Bahrain's national team manager, announced that Augusto will join the national team for the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup. He was subsequently naturalized granting him Bahraini citizenship.[5] His debut for Bahrain was in the tournament playing against Oman making him the first Brazilian player to represent Bahrain in the national team. He scored his first two international goals against Kuwait in a 4–2 win, advancing Bahrain to the semi-finals of the tournament.[6] Bahrain eventually won the Gulf Cup for the first time after a 1–0 win over Saudi Arabia in the final.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 21 July 2018.[8]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FELDA United 2015 Malaysia Super League 12 5 0 0 10 8 22 13
2016 Malaysia Super League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 12 5 0 0 10 8 22 13
Kedah (loan) 2016 Malaysia Super League 7 4 0 0 9 5 16 9
Total 7 4 0 0 9 5 16 9
Manama Club 2017–18 Bahraini Premier League 12 6 0 0 0 0 12 6
Total 12 6 0 0 0 0 12 6
FELDA United 2017 Malaysia Super League 9 14 0 0 9 4 18 18
2018 Malaysia Premier League 19 14 4 4 0 0 23 18
Total 30 28 4 4 9 4 41 36
Career Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

InternationalEdit

As of 8 December 2019
Bahrain
Year Apps Goals
2019 5 2
Total 5 2

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Bahrain's goal tally first.
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 2 December 2019 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar   Kuwait 3–1 4–2 24th Arabian Gulf Cup
2. 4–2

HonoursEdit

Kedah FA

Felda United

Bahrain

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Thiago Augusto Fernandes". footballmalaysia. 2011-02-23. Retrieved 2015-11-29.
  2. ^ "Felda United re-sign Brazilian forward Thiago Augusto Fernandes". football-tribe.com. 2 June 2017.
  3. ^ "المناميون يستعدون لاستقبال «جلاد الحراس» تياغو". 18 December 2019.
  4. ^ "خمسون ألفًا وموسى وعبداللطيف مقابل انتقال تياغو للمحرق". Alayam.com (in Arabic).
  5. ^ "البحرين تجنس لاعب إستعدادا لكأس الخليج". www.yalla-sport.com.
  6. ^ "البحرين تهزم الكويت وتبلغ نصف نهائي كأس الخليج". beIN SPORTS (in Arabic). 2 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Heartache for Saudi Arabia as they lose Gulf Cup final to Bahrain". Arab News. 8 December 2019. Retrieved 8 December 2019.
  8. ^ "Thiago Augusto". Soccerway. Retrieved 15 January 2018.

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