Billy Ketkeophomphone

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Billy Ketkeophomphone
Personal information
Full name Vilayphone Ketkeophomphone
Date of birth (1990-03-24) 24 March 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth Champigny-sur-Marne, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 20
Youth career
Racing Paris
2006–2007 INF Clairefontaine
2007–2009 Strasbourg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Strasbourg 23 (3)
2011–2012 Sion 1 (0)
2012– Tours 47 (8)
National team
Laos 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 January 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Vilayphone 'Billy' Ketkeophomphone (born 24 March 1990 in Champigny-sur-Marne[1]) is a French football player of Laotian origin who currently plays for Tours in Ligue 2.


Ketkeophomphone began with Racing Club de France, but joined 2006 the INF Clairefontaine football school.[2] After one year, he left the club to sign for RC Strasbourg. In summer 2008, he was promoted to the reserve team.[3] He made his debut against SC Bastia on 1 December 2009 in the National[4] playing 44 minutes.[5]

On 20 May 2011, he signed a five-year contract with Swiss Super League side FC Sion. On 31 January 2012, Ketkeophomphone and Sion mutually agreed to terminate the player's contract. The player subsequently returned to France to sign a four-year deal with Tours.[6]