Alexander N'Doumbou

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Alexander N'Doumbou
Personal information
Full name Alexander A. N'Doumbou
Date of birth (1992-01-04) 4 January 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Port-Gentil, Gabon
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Marseille
Number 8
Youth career
1998–2004 Sogara
2004–2005 FC Carpentras
2005–2006 Martigues
2006–2010 Marseille
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Marseille 0 (0)
2011–2012 Orléans (loan) 21 (3)
National team
2011– Gabon U23 6 (1)
2011– Gabon 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 June 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 July 2012

Alexander A. N'Doumbou (born 4 January 1992) is a Gabonese international footballer of Chinese heritage who plays for French club Marseille. He plays as a wide midfielder capable of playing on either side of the field and joined Marseille in 2006.

Personal life[edit]

N'Doumbou was born in Port-Gentil to a Gabonese father and a Chinese mother who had previously met in China where his father was attending school.[1]

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

N'Doumbou began his football career at Division 1 Gabonese club AS Sogara. At the age of 12, N'Doumbou departed the country for France joining local club FC Carpentras in the south of France. He later had a stint at Martigues before joining Marseille on a trial. After excelling at the trials, N'Doumbou was offered an aspirant (youth) contract. While in the club's youth academy, he was captain of the Marseille under-17 team that won the 2008–09 Championnat National Under-17 league title. On 18 November 2009, N'Doumbou signed his first professional contract. The contract took effect on 1 July 2011 as the player had to play out the two years left on his élite contract.[2][3] N'Doumbou made his professional debut on 9 January 2010, five days after his 18th birthday, in a Coupe de France match against amateur club Trélissac.[4]

On 10 August 2011, N'Doumbou joined Orléans on a one-year loan.[5]

International[edit]

N'Doumbou plays for the Gabon national team having earned his first call up to the team by former coach Alain Giresse in November 2009.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

(Correct as of 18 June 2012)

Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Marseille 2009–10 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
2010–11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Orléans 2011–12 21 3 1 0 22 3
Total 21 3 1 0 0 0 22 3
Career total 21 3 3 0 0 0 24 3

International[edit]

(Correct as of 14 June 2012)
National team Season Apps Goals
Gabon 2011–12 3 0
Total 3 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, Trophée des champions
  2. ^ Includes UEFA Super Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""En 2012, je répondrais présent", Alexander Ndoumbou, international gabonais" (in French). Gabonews. 26 January 2010. Retrieved 26 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Osei et Ndoumbou vont passer pro" (in French). Mercato 365. 18 November 2009. Archived from the original on 11 June 2010. Retrieved 26 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Alexander N’Doumbou dans le groupe pour Valenciennes" (in French). Espoirs du Football. 25 September 2009. Retrieved 26 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "Trélissac v. Marseille Match Report" (in French). Ligue de Football Professionnel. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 26 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "Ndoumbou (OM) prêté à Orléans". L'Équipe (in French). France. 10 August 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Ndoumbou dit non… pour l’instant" (in French). Bongo Doit Partir Gabon. 3 November 2009. Retrieved 26 July 2010. 

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