Anthony Koura

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Anthony Koura
Personal information
Full name Anthony Koura
Date of birth (1993-05-06) 6 May 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Le Mans, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Nîmes
Number 8
Youth career
2000–2004 Cheminots du Mans
2004–2011 Le Mans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Le Mans 9 (0)
2013 Luzenac (loan) 15 (6)
2013– Nîmes 5 (1)
National team
2008–2009 France U16 17 (8)
2009–2010 France U17 13 (5)
2010–2011 France U18 7 (3)
2011–2012 France U19 7 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 October 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 April 2012

Anthony Koura (born 6 May 1993 in Le Mans) is a French football player who currently plays for French club Nîmes Olympique in Ligue 2. He plays as a striker and is a France youth international having earned caps at all levels for which he has been eligible for. With the under-17 team, Koura played at the 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship.[1] On 9 June 2011, after featuring with the Le Mans's reserve team in the Championnat de France amateur for two straight seasons, he signed his first professional contract agreeing to a three-year deal.[2][3] Koura was, subsequently, promoted to the senior team permanently for the 2011–12 season and was assigned the number 11 shirt. He made his professional debut on 26 August 2011 appearing as a substitute in a 1–0 league defeat to Châteauroux.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

(Correct as of 26 May 2013)

Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Le Mans 2011–12 6 0 1 0 7 0
2012–13 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 8 0 1 0 9 0
Luzenac (loan) 2012–13 15 6 0 0 15 6
Total 15 6 0 0 15 6
Career total 23 6 1 0 0 0 24 6

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Koura ready for England rematch". Union of European Football Associations. 27 May 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Zito et Anthony Koura signent pro au MANS FC" (in French). Le Mans FC. 9 June 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Le Mans: L'espoir Koura signe un contrat pro" (in French). Ouest-France. 10 June 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Châteauroux v. Le Mans Match Report" (in French). Ligue de Football Professionnel. 26 August 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

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