Sumeet Passi

Sumeet Passi (born 12 September 1994) is an Indian striker who currently plays for both the Jamshedpur and the Indian national team.

Sumeet Passi
Personal information
Full name Sumeet Passi
Date of birth (1994-09-12) 12 September 1994
Place of birth Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, India
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Jamshedpur
Number 12
Youth career
Chandigarh FA
Chandigarh U15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 Pailan Arrows 3 (0)
2014–2016 Sporting Goa 9 (3)
2016–2017 Northeast United 4 (0)
2017DSK Shivajians (loan) 6 (0)
2017–present Jamshedpur 10 (2)
National team
2011–2012 India U19 1 (1)
2015– India U23 1 (0)
2016– India 6 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:48, 15 December 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 June 2016 (UTC)

Club career

Early career

Passi began playing the game at a very young age and thanks his father, Jai Prakash Passi who is a former Railways player, as the man who motivated him to become a dedicated footballer.[2] Passi than began his footballing career as a training with Chandigarh Football Academy.[3] In 2007 it was announced that Passi would be the captain of the Chandigarh football team at the under-14s level for the 53rd National School Games.[3]

Senior career

Passi made his professional debut in football on 2 February 2013 against East Bengal in which he came on in the 77th minute for Dhanpal Ganesh as Pailan Arrows lost the match 2–1.[4]

Jamshedpur

On 23 July 2017, Passi was selected in the 12th round of the 2017–18 ISL Players Draft by Jamshedpur for the 2017–18 Indian Super League season.[5] He made his debut for the club on 18 February 2018 against Chennaiyin. He started the match and played 90 minutes as Jamshedpur drew 1–1.[6]

International career

Passi made his debut for India against Laos on 2 June 2016. He scored his first international goal against Laos on 7 June 2016 with an assist from Jackichand Singh.[7]

Career statistics

Club

Statistics accurate as of 30 May 2015

Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup AFC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Pailan Arrows 2012–13 30000030
Sporting Goa 2013–14 00000000
2014–15 40000040
2015–16 534295
Career total 123420000159

International statistics

As of 4 December 2016[8]
National teamYearAppsGoals
India201631

International goals

As of match played 7 June 2016. India score listed first, score column indicates score after each Passi goal.[9]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 June 2016Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, India2 Laos2–16–12019 AFC Asian Cup qualification

References

  1. https://int.soccerway.com/players/sumeet-passi/283469/
  2. Lundup, Tashi. "Game for life". Express India. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  3. "Passi to lead Chandigarh soccer team in National School Games". One India. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  4. "ARROWS VS. EAST BENGAL 1 - 2". Soccerway. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  5. "ISL 2017 player draft, as it happened: ATK, Jamshedpur FC and Pune strike big". The Field. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  6. "Chennaiyin 1-1 Jamshedpur". Soccerway.
  7. http://www.goal.com/en-india/match/india-vs-laos/2228188/report
  8. "Sumeet Passi". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  9. Sumeet Passi at Soccerway
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