Jeremy Bokila

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Jeremy Bokila
Jeremy Bokila 2014.jpg
Playing for Terek in 2014
Personal information
Full name Jeremy Loteteka Bokila
Date of birth (1988-11-14) 14 November 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Kinshasa, DR Congo
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Terek Grozny
Number 18
Youth career
1995–2005 ZSV Zelos
2005–2007 AGOVV Apeldoorn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 AGOVV Apeldoorn 97 (31)
2010–2013 Zulte Waregem 25 (2)
2011–2012 Sparta Rotterdam (loan) 30 (15)
2012–2013 Petrolul Ploiești (loan) 31 (16)
2013– Terek Grozny 32 (4)
National team
2012– DR Congo 6 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:14, 23 December 2014 (UTC)

Jeremy Loteteka Bokila (born 14 November 1988 in Kinshasa) is a Congolese-Dutch footballer, who plays as a forward for Russian Premier League team Terek Grozny and the DR Congo national team.

Club career[edit]

In the summer of 2012, Jeremy Bokila was loaned to Liga I team, Petrolul Ploiești, with an option to make the move permanent.[1] In the first half of the season he netted six goals in the league and three in the cup for the Yellow Wolves. In March 2013, it was announced that after continuous outstanding performances, Petrolul Ploiești will make his move permanent in the summer.[2]

In the 2012-2013 Liga I season he played in 31 games and scored 16 goals, helping his team finish 3rd in the Romanian Championship. In the same season he won the Romanian Cup with Petrolul Ploiești scoring the only goal in the final against CFR Cluj. He played a total of 5 games and scored 6 goals in the Romanian Cup in the 2012-2013 season.

On 28 August 2013 he joined the Russian Premier League side Terek Grozny for 2.5 million euros, from Petrolul that bought him after the loan from Zulte.[3]

International career[edit]

Jeremy Bokila has dual citizenship but chose to represent DR Congo on senior level. Bokila made his national team debut against Burkina Faso on 14 November 2012.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Bokila was born in a footballing family. His father Ndingi Bokila Mandjombolo was known in the eighties as "the pearl of Harelbeke", being a valuable player and top scorer three times in a row at Belgian club K.R.C. Harelbeke, between 1980 and 1982.[5]

His sister Esther and brothers Noé and Wim are also footballers, while Jeremy's older brother Paldy played for FC Oss before giving up football and emigrating to Italy.[5]

Club career statistics[edit]

(correct as of 10 March 2014)
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Apeldoorn 2007–08 32 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 7 1
Apeldoorn 2008–09 33 14 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 15 1
Apeldoorn 2009-10 32 10 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 10 3
Zulte Waregem 2010-11 21 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 2 1
Zulte Waregem 2011-12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Sparta Rotterdam 2011-12 30 15 4 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 19 5
Petrolul Ploiești 2012-13 31 16 8 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 22 10
Terek Grozny 2013-14 10 1 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 6 0
Career 191 65 17 14 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 205 81 21

Honours[edit]

Sparta Rotterdam[edit]

Petrolul Ploiesti[edit]

References[edit]