Giovanni Sio

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Giovanni Sio
Personal information
Full name Giovanni-Guy Yann Sio
Date of birth (1989-03-31) 31 March 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Basel
Number 30
Youth career
1998–2007 Nantes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Real Sociedad B 37 (0)
2008–2009 Real Sociedad 2 (0)
2009–2010 Sion II 22 (21)
2010–2012 Sion 48 (17)
2012–2013 VfL Wolfsburg 10 (0)
2012–2013 Augsburg (loan) 6 (0)
2013 Sochaux (loan) 13 (4)
2013– Basel 10 (4)
National team
2002–2003 France U16 14 (0)
2004–2005 France U17 9 (0)
2006–2007 France U18 15 (1)
2013– Côte d'Ivoire 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 February 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 June 2014

Giovanni-Guy Yann Sio (born 31 March 1989 in Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire) is an Ivorian footballer who plays for as a Striker for Basel.

Career[edit]

Sio began his career with Nantes[1] and joined in summer 2007 to Real Sociedad B after Nantes released him.[2] He was promoted in summer 2008 to the Segunda División team.[3] Sio signed a two-year deal with an option for a third year.[4]

On 2 September 2009, Sion signed the French striker from Real Sociedad.[5]

In January 2012 he joined VfL Wolfsburg for a fee reported as 5 million euros signing a four-year deal keeping him until 2016.[6] He was sent to Augsburg on 10 July 2012 on loan until the end of the 2012–13 campaign.[7] The loan was ended prematurely on 31 January 2013.

On 16 August 2013, Sio joined Basel on a four-year contract.[8]

International career[edit]

Sio is also former member of the France national youth football team, he represented his country at U-15, U-16 and U-17.[9] Sio was also called up to the Ivory Coast U-20 squad for the 2010 Toulon Tournament.

Titles and honours[edit]

Basel

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