Under 18s

Sushil Subba

Sushil Subba

Goalkeeper

Age: 17

Sushil joined the Rangers this year having played in the competition winning North Launceston Eagles U16 team of 2015. He is a first class stopper with great flexibility and the ability to read the game in front of him. He absolutely loves his spot as goalkeeper. Sushil was born in Nepal to Bhutanese parents and has lived in Australia since 2013. He played some junior football as a goalkeeper in Nepal and joined the North Launceston Eagles in 2014.
Subash Biswa

Subash Biswa

Right Back

Age: 16

Subash joined the Rangers this year from the North Launceston Eagles. He is a very strong right back who delivers a good ball down the line and is an accomplished defender. Subash was born in Nepal and has lived in Australia since 2011. He has only been playing competitive football since 2014.
Bronson Brandis-Gray

Bronson Brandis-Gray

Centre Back

Age: 18

Bronson is a local lad who has played through the Rangers Junior ranks. He is a solid central defender who reads the game in front of him very well. Bronson commenced playing football as a centre back six years ago and has specialised in this position ever since. He joined the Rangers in 2012. His experience includes two seasons in U16s before joining the U18 squad.
Mohsen Mohammadi

Mohsen Mohammadi

Centre Back

Age: 17

Mohsen joined his older brother at the Rangers this year having spent the previous season at Launceston United. He is a strong centre back who is good in the air and decisive in his tackling. Mohsen was born in Iran to Afghani parents and has lived in Australia since 2014. Consequently 2016 is only his second season of Club football.
Steven Taknan

Steven Taknan

Centre Back

Age: 17

Steven has just arrived at the Rangers this year after spending last season with Coffs Harbour Utd in NSW. He is a tall and hard-working centre back. Steven is actually a Launceston native who has returned to complete his studies in Year 12 after spending Year 11 in Coffs Harbour. Before diving into club football in NSW his previous experience was a single season as a Launceston United Junior.
Solomon Mehari

Solomon Mehari

Left Back

Age: 16

Solomon joined the Rangers this year having also played in the competition winning North Launceston Eagles U16 team of 2015. He is a very strong left back who loves getting forward behind the opposition. Solomon also has great ball skills and the work rate to go from box to box all day long. He was born in Eritrea, East Africa, and has lived in Australia since 2006. Solomon has only been playing competitive football since 2014.
Lachlan McCallumsmith

Lachlan McCallumsmith

Midfielder

Age: 15

Lachlan is our team Vice Captain. Although one of the younger players in the squad he has been an U18s player at Rangers since 2015. He is a very good central midfielder who doesn’t let much past him in screening the back four. Originally from Victoria, Lachlan played his Junior football at Riverside Olympic at left or right back, or as a midfielder. He has represented Tasmania at U14 level.
Jonathan Burk

Jonathan Burk

Centre Back/Midfielder

Age: 16

Jonathan is our team Captain. He is a Rangers Junior who will leave his mark on the Club for a long time. He is a great midfield player with excellent leadership skills, who has represented Tasmania at U14 level. When needed, he is also very solid centre back. Jonathan started playing in U6s in the six a side NTCSL. He commenced as a Rangers Junior in U12s and is in second full season in the U18s.
Shishay Tumzghi

Shishay Tumzghi

Midfielder

Age: 16

Shishay joined the Rangers this year having captained the competition winning North Launceston Eagles U16 team of 2015. He is a good central midfielder who can also play equally well on both sides of midfield. He has excellent ball skills and can deliver penetrating passes to attackers. Shishay was born in Eritrea, East Africa, and has lived in Australia since 2005.
Lachlan Medhurst

Lachlan Medhurst

Midfielder/Forward

Age: 17

Lachlan is a Rangers Junior who has joined the U18s squad this year. He has been at the Northern Rangers since the age of 14 following his move to Tasmania from WA. He is a good all round player who can play most positions, including the No. 6. Lachlan’s favourite position though is Left Wing where he enjoys running down the line to deliver a cross into the box or getting one of his strong headers on goal. He is a former U16s Captain and Best & Fairest Winner.
Dependra Dishumbuk AY

Dependra Dishumbuk AY

Midfielder/Forward

Age: 17

Dependra is another player who joined the Rangers this year having played in the competition winning North Launceston Eagles U16 team of 2015. He likes to play through the midfield and has heaps of pace. He is versatile and can also play left or right wing positions. Dependra was born in Nepal and has lived in Australia since 2011.
Zharius James

Zharius James

Midfielder/Forward

Age: 16

Zharius arrived at the Rangers this year from Adelaide. He has great ball skills and has shown his versatility by playing across the front three and in midfield. In Adelaide Zharius played for the Sturt Lions (mostly as a left winger) and the Adelaide Fury SA futsal team. He moved to Tasmania to complete years 11 and 12.
Hem Karki

Hem Karki

Forward

Age: 17

Hem is yet another player who joined the Rangers this year having played in the competition winning North Launceston Eagles U16 team of 2015. He has great ball skills and is a constant threat to goals. Although he can also play fullback, he likes to be upfront as either a central striker or winger. Hem was born in Nepal to Bhutanese parents and has lived in Australia since 2011. He is another who has only been playing competitive football since 2014.
Sujan Subba

Sujan Subba

Forward

Age: 15

Sujan has been a Rangers Junior for the past two seasons. He has fantastic ball skills and plays equally well off the left or right foot. Sujan enjoys playing across the front three, where he can take on and cut through an opposition’s defence, deliver a good pass or dangerous cross, and neatly finish his own chances. Born in Nepal to Bhutanese parents, Sujan has lived in Australia since 2008. He commenced playing competitive football with the North Launceston Eagles in 2009.
Moharam Moradi

Moharam Moradi

Forward

Age:17

Moharam also joined the Rangers this year having played in the competition winning North Launceston Eagles U16 team of 2015. He enjoys playing in the front three and finds the back of the net with ease. Although predominantly right footed, he is making the left wing his own. Moharam was born in Afghanistan where he dreamt of being a professional footballer from an early age. He has lived in Australia since 2013 and joined the North Launceston Eagles in 2014.
Alireza Amir

Alireza Amir

Forward

Age: 17

Alireza is another player who joined the Rangers this year having played in the competition winning North Launceston Eagles U16 team of 2015. He has good pace and likes to play across the front three. Alireza was born in Iran to Afghani parents and has lived in Australia since 2013.
Sharad Rai

Sharad Rai

Forward

Age: 15

Sharad is in his first season of Club football. He likes to play forward and has good skills. We look forward to watching his development as a footballer. Sharad was born in Nepal to Bhutanese parents and has lived in Australia since 2014. He is already enjoying sporting success as member of the Tasmanian U19 Badminton team.
Liam French

Liam French

Forward/Midfielder

Age: 15

Liam has been a Rangers Junior since 2013 and joined the U18 squad this year. He is a committed, hard-working player who is passionate about the game. Liam can play in the midfield or as a winger. Liam came to football relatively late, commencing at the Southern Raiders in 2010. Last year he won the Coaches award for most improved player and we look forward to his continued growth in 2016.
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