Rahim Zahivi

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Rahim Zahivi
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Personal information
Full name Rahim Mehdi Zahivi
Date of birth (1987-08-19) August 19, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth Susangerd, Iran
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Zob Ahan
Number 70
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Naft Masjed Soleyman
2011–2012 Shahrdari Bandar Abbas
2012–2013 Naft Tehran 25 (0)
2013–2015 Sanat Naft Abadan 39 (12)
2015–2017 Esteghlal Khuzestan 42 (13)
2017 Al-Shahania 8 (3)
2017–2018 Foolad 26 (7)
2018 Saipa 4 (0)
2018– Zob Ahan 3 (1)
National team
2016– Iran 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2017

Rahim Mehdi Zahivi (Persian: رحیم مهدی‌زهیوی‎; born 19 August 1987) is an Iranian Football Forward who currently plays for Zob Ahan in the Persian Gulf Pro League.

Club career[edit]

Zahivi started his career with Shahrdari Yasuj. Later he joined Naft MIS & Shahrdari Bandar Abbas. In winter 2012 he joined Naft Tehran and made 25 appearances without netting in 1.5 season. In summer 2013 he joined Sanat Naft.[1] After shining with Abadani side in Division 1 while he scored 9 times in 20 games.

Esteghlal Khuzestan[edit]

In summer of 2015 Zahivi joined Esteghlal Khuzestan in Persian Gulf Pro League.[2] He was one of the best players in the league for the 2015–16 season and helped Esteghlal Khuzestan win the Persian Gulf Pro League for the first time in club history. Zahivi was named in the Persian Gulf Pro League team of the season for the 2015–16 season.

Al-Shahania[edit]

In January 2017, after rumors that he would sign with Esteghlal, Zahivi decided to leave Iran and sign with Qatar Stars League club Al-Shahania. He assisted in his first match with the club.

International career[edit]

Zahivi was called up to the senior Iran squad by Carlos Queiroz for friendlies against Macedonia and Kyrgyzstan in June 2016.[3] However, he was injured in training and could not make his national team debut.

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 25 December 2017.
Club Division Season League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Naft Tehran Persian Gulf Cup 2011–12 4 0 0 0 4 0
2012–13 21 0 1 0 22 0
Sanat Naft Azadegan League 2013–14 19 3 4 0 23 3
2014–15 20 9 0 0 11 0
Esteghlal Khuzestan Persian Gulf Pro League 2015–16 28 7 2 0 28 7
2016–17 14 6 1 0 0 0 14 6
Al-shahania Qatar Stars League 2017 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 3
Foolad Persian Gulf Pro League 201718 14 3 0 0 0 0 14 3
Career Totals 120 28 8 0 0 0 133 31

Honours[edit]

Esteghlal Khuzestan

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "رحیم مهدی زهیوی ، بازیکن با اخلاق نفت تهران به تیم فوتبال نفت آبادان پیوست". Naftclub.com. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  2. ^ "مهاجم نفت آبادان در استقلال خوزستان - باشگاه استقلال خوزستان". Esteghlalfc-khz.com. 2015-06-27. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  3. ^ "Carlos Queiroz calls up 38 cheetahs for Armenia camp". aryanews.com. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.

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