Naim Sharifi

Machmadnaim Scharifi (Russian Махмаднаим Шарифи, also Makhmadnaim Sharifi; * June 3, 1992 in Dushanbe ) is a Russian football player of Tajik origin to the position of a defender. Since 2010 he plays in Kapfenberg SV in the Bundesliga, the highest Austrian league.


Born in Tajikistan Russians began his career in the youth team of Lokomotiv Moscow. There he came in 2009 to the second team of the Muscovites. After only one year Scharifi was sold to Austria. Kapfenberg SV under Werner Gregoritsch obliged the young right-back. After a good preparation, he was already in the first championship game of the 2010/11 season in the starting lineup. In the match against the current champions FC Red Bull Salzburg 17 July 2010 Scharifi played through. The game in the Franz Fekete Stadium ended 0-0.