Eugène Ekéké

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Eugène Ekeke
Personal information
Full name Ebelle Ekeke
Date of birth (1960-05-30) 30 May 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth Bonabéri, Cameroon
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1986 Racing Paris 55 (25)
1986–1987 KSK Beveren 16 (1)
1987–1989 Stade Quimpérois 45 (10)
1989–1992 US Valenciennes 91 (15)
1992–1997 US Maubeuge 41 (1)
National team
1980–1992 Cameroon
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ebelle "Eugène" Ekeke (born 30 May 1960 in Bonabéri) is a former Cameroonian footballer. He appeared for Cameroon at the 1990 World Cup in Italy. He famously scored to give Cameroon the lead against England in the quarter finals, before eventually losing 3-2.[1]

Ekéké played most of his club football in France, at RC Paris from 1982 to 1986, during which period he played for Cameroon in the 1984 Olympic Football competition,[2] alongside many of the team who would later play so well at the World Cup 6 years later. Ekéké spent the 1986/87 season at Beveren, in Belgium, before returning to France to Quimper for a couple of seasons, before his move to Valenciennes, for whom he was playing when he was called up for the 1990 World Cup.

Ekéké is now based in Douala, occasionally commenting on matters regarding the Indomitable Lions in the local media.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eugene EkekeFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Ebelle "Eugène" Ekeke Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 

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