Henri Belle

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Henri Belle
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-01-25) 25 January 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Douala, Cameroon
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
RNK Split
Number 34
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Coton Sport Garoua
2009–2010 Union Douala
2010 Örebro SK (loan) 0 (0)
2011–2012 Istra 1961 33 (8)
2012– RNK Split 59 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 April 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Henri Belle (born January 25, 1989) is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a right winger for RNK Split in the Prva HNL.

Career[edit]

The offensively oriented winger started his senior career at Coton Sport FC de Garoua, before he moved in the summer of 2009 to Union Douala. After a season there, he went on trial with the Swedish club Örebro SK in June 2010.[1] He was signed on a 6-month loan next month.[2] Not being given a chance in the Allsvenskan, and refusing to play for the youth squad, his loan was terminated to mutual consent in late October.[3]

Belle moved to Croatia at the beginning of 2011, signing with NK Istra 1961. He drew attention to himself both by good games and by controversy - by being the victim of racist taunts from some supporters[4][5] and by hitting a ball boy.[6] Belle grew to be the key player of the Istra 1961 team, and, thinking that he had overgrown his club, demanded to be transferred out, linking himself frequently with HNK Hajduk Split, but in the end signing with RNK Split.[7] He scored his first goal for RNK Split in the 4-2 loss to GNK Dinamo Zagreb.

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