Current Squad 25 Maziar Kouhyar


Maziar Kouhyar (born 30 September 1997), is an Afghan professional footballer who plays in midfield for EFL 1 team Walsall.

Kouhyar, was born in Afghanistan and moved to England as a 2 year old moved to England as a two-year old due to conflict in his home country. He started his career as a youth player with Coventry City he was unexpectedly, released in April 2013, he subsequently joined  Walsall. He went on to sign a two-year scholarship with the club, progressing to sign his first professional deal in February 2016, on a one-year contract with the option of a further year. He made his professional debut in August 2016, in a 2–0 defeat to Chesterfield, where he replaced Kieron Morris as a substitute. He scored his first goal for Walsall against Grimsby Town, in the EFL Trophy on 30 August 2016. On 9 December he signed a new contract  until the summer of 2019.

In October 2016, he received his first call-up to the Afghanistan senior side for the friendly against Malaysia. While he was on international duty with the national team, he picked up an injury which cost him a minimum of 3 months without playtime and a surgery to his knee. Kouhyar made his formal debut for Afghanistan in a friendly 2–0 loss to  Oman on 30 August 2017.

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League  FA Cup EFL Trophy Other Total  
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals  
Wals

all

15-16 Leag

1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
16-17 Leag One 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 1  
17-18 Leag One 6 1 1 0 1 0 4 0 12 1  
Career total 12 1 1 0 1 0 5 1 19 2
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