David Atiba Charles
Personal information
Full name David Atiba Charles
Date of birth (1977-09-29) 29 September 1977 (age 44)
Place of birth Point Fortin, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1999 Point Fortin Civic
1999–2006 W Connection (13)
2006–2007 Glenavon 14 (0)
2007–2008 W Connection 18 (3)
2008 Rochester Rhinos 5 (0)
National team
2003–2006 Trinidad and Tobago 23 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

David Atiba Charles CM (born 29 September 1977) is a Trinidadian former professional footballer who played as a defender for several clubs as well as the Trinidad and Tobago national team.

In 2006 he left W Connection to join Northern Irish club Glenavon.

He was a regular for the Trinidad and Tobago national team during his career and was included in their squad for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.[1] Along with the other players on the 2006 World Cup squad, Charles was awarded the Chaconia Medal.[2]


  1. ^ Atiba CharlesFIFA competition record (archived)
  2. ^ Liburd, Lasana (7 July 2014). "PM pays 2006 World Cup players; independent of the TTFA". Wired868. Archived from the original on 11 July 2014. Retrieved 4 September 2020.