|Full name||Jason Nono Mayélé|
|Date of birth||4 January 1976|
|Place of birth||Kinshasa, Zaire|
|Date of death||2 March 2002(aged 26)|
|Place of death||Bussolengo, Italy|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Mayélé played as a striker or winger and was a member of the Chievo team that qualified for Europe in their first Serie A season which he was signed in October. He had represented his country at the African Cup of Nations. Previously he had played for Cagliari in Italy and LB Châteauroux in France.
He was only 26 years old when he died in a car accident. His car collided with another while Mayélé was attempting to catch the Chievo team bus for a match against Parma. He was taken to hospital in Verona by helicopter, but he died of his wounds.
Since his death, his shirt number of 30 has been retired in his honour by Chievo.
- BBC News Article
- Jason Mayélé French league stats at LFP.fr (French)
- (Italian) Statistics Up Until Start of 1999–2000 Season
- Jason Mayélé at National-Football-Teams.com
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