Brice Owona

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Brice Owona
Personal information
Full name Brice Owona
Date of birth (1989-04-03) 3 April 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Union Douala
Youth career
2002–2005 AS Fortuna Yaoundé
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 Cotonsport Garoua 20 (7)
2010–2012 FC St. Gallen 25 (5)
2012 GC Biaschesi 2 (0)
2013– Union Douala
National team
2009 Cameroon U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Brice Owona (born March 4, 1989 in Yaoundé) is a professional Cameroonian footballer currently playing for Union Douala.


Owona began his career in January 2002 for AS Fortuna Yaoundé[2] and was in summer 2005 scouted by Cotonsport Garoua.[3] On 12 February 2010 FC St. Gallen has committed the midfielder of Cotonsport Garoua, the offensive player signed a contract until 2012 with FC St. Gallen.[4] On the same day he made his debut for the Ostschweizer club in a friendly game against the Austrian club FC Dornbirn 1913.[5]


In November 2011 Owona was arrested for rape and held in prison for ten days. Since his release he has not played for St Gallen, with the club seeking to terminate his contract, which expires in summer 2012.[6][7]

International career[edit]

He is former member of the Cameroon national under-20 football team[8] and played with the team the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[9]