Abhishek Yadav
Country India
Date of Birth 1980-06-10
Age 37 years
Birth Place Kanpur, India
Major Teams Mumbai City FC
Playing Details Forward

Biography

Abhishek Yadav began his professional career with Mahindra United in 1999-00. The tall and strapping striker, who learnt his football at the famous Don Bosco school in Matunga, Mumbai, tried his luck with Churchill Brothers in Goa for one season before returning to his parent club in 2001. Mahindra United's target man then helped them to capture all the major domestic football titles including the National Football League, Federation Cup, Durand Cup and IFA Shield. In 2007, Yadav switched his allegiances to another local outfit, Mumbai FC. He stayed with them till the 2012-13 season, during which he scored three goals in 20 appearances. At the international level, Yadav represented India on 36 occassions, finding the net four times between 2002 and 2011.