Pema Dorji

Personal information
Full name Pema Dorji
Date of birth (1985-07-05) July 5, 1985[1]
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Yeedzin FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Transport United
2005–2014 Yeedzin FC
National team
2009–2013 Bhutan 11 (0)
Teams managed
2014– F.C. Terton
2015–2016 Bhutan

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Pema Dorji (born 5 July 1985) is the Bhutanese football manager. A former international player, he made his first appearance for the Bhutan national football team in 2005.[1]

Pema served as assistant coach to Japanese coach Norio Tsukitate during the first games of the Second Round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup[2] until Tsukitate tenure ended following a dispute with the team manager during the Bhutan-Maldives World Cup qualifiers match in October, 8 2015.[3]Pema guided the team as interim coach in Bhutan's next match against Hong Kong in October 13, 2015.[2]


  1. 1 2 3 Pema Dorji at
  2. 1 2 Younten Tshedup (15 October 2015). "Bhutanese coach to lead the national team in China". Kuensel. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  3. Younten Tshedup (9 October 2015). "Head coach Norio wanted to leave: BFF". Kuensel. Retrieved 13 March 2016.

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