Saman Ghoddos

Date of birth06 September 1993
Place of birthMalmö, Sweden
NationalityIranian
Weight75 kg
Height1.76 m
PositionMidfielder/Forward

Having previously represented Sweden, Saman Ghoddos revealed in August 2017 that he had acquired an Iranian passport as his parents were born in Iran.

He was subsequently called-up for Iran's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against South Korea and Syria.

Saman played for BK Vången and FC Malmö during his youth career.

After a loan spell, he joined Brentford in January 2021 with a contract to June 2023.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
IF Limhamn Bunkeflo 01 Jan 2011 01 Mar 2013
Trelleborgs 01 Mar 2013 23 Feb 2014
Syrianska 23 Feb 2014 01 Jan 2016
Östersunds FK 01 Jan 2016 23 Aug 2018
Amiens 23 Aug 2018 14 Jan 2021
Brentford 21 Sep 2020 13 Jan 2021 L
Brentford 14 Jan 2021

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2017-18 Östersunds FK UEFA Europa League 2
2021-22 Brentford FA Cup 1
1
2021-22 Brentford League Cup 3
1
1
2021-22 Brentford Premier League 4
13
1
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
15 Feb 2018 Östersunds FK v Arsenal L 0-3 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg
22 Feb 2018 Arsenal v Östersunds FK W 1-2 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2016-17 Sweden International Friendly
2
1
2017-18 Iran FIFA World Cup
3
2017-18 Iran International Friendly 2
5
1
2018-19 Iran AFC Asian Cup 2
4
1
1
2018-19 Iran International Friendly 3
1
2020-21 Iran FIFA World Cup 1
3
2020-21 Iran International Friendly
1
2021-22 Iran FIFA World Cup 4
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Jan 2017 Sweden v Ivory Coast L 1-2 International Friendly
12 Jan 2017 Sweden v Slovakia W 6-0 A v Unofficial
05 Oct 2017 Iran v Togo W 2-0 International Friendly
10 Oct 2017 Russia v Iran D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Nov 2017 Iran v Panama W 2-1 International Friendly
13 Nov 2017 Venezuela v Iran W 0-1 International Friendly
23 Mar 2018 Tunisia v Iran L 1-0 International Friendly
27 Mar 2018 Algeria v Iran W 1-2 International Friendly
28 May 2018 Turkey v Iran L 2-1 International Friendly
15 Jun 2018 Morocco v Iran W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group B
20 Jun 2018 Iran v Spain L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group B
25 Jun 2018 Iran v Portugal D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group B
11 Sep 2018 Uzbekistan v Iran W 0-1 International Friendly
16 Oct 2018 Iran v Bolivia W 2-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 2018 Iran v Venezuela D 1-1 International Friendly
31 Dec 2018 Qatar v Iran W 1-2 International Friendly
07 Jan 2019 Iran v Yemen W 5-0 AFC Asian Cup Group D
12 Jan 2019 Vietnam v Iran W 0-2 AFC Asian Cup Group D
16 Jan 2019 Iran v Iraq D 0-0 AFC Asian Cup Group D
20 Jan 2019 Iran v Oman W 2-0 AFC Asian Cup Finals - Round of 16
24 Jan 2019 China PR v Iran W 0-3 AFC Asian Cup Finals quarter-final
28 Jan 2019 Iran v Japan L 0-3 AFC Asian Cup Finals semi-final
08 Oct 2020 Uzbekistan v Iran W 1-2 International Friendly
03 Jun 2021 Iran v Hong Kong W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Asia group C
07 Jun 2021 Iran v Bahrain W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group C
11 Jun 2021 Cambodia v Iran W 0-10 FIFA World Cup Asia group C
15 Jun 2021 Iran v Iraq W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group C
02 Sep 2021 Iran v Syria W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group A
07 Sep 2021 Iraq v Iran W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group A
11 Nov 2021 Lebanon v Iran W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group A
27 Jan 2022 Iran v Iraq W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group A
01 Feb 2022 Iran v United Arab Emirates W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.