Jokin Esparza

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Jokin
Personal information
Full name Jokin Arcaya Esparza
Date of birth (1988-06-15) 15 June 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Pamplona, Spain
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Veria
Number 24
Youth career
Osasuna
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Osasuna B 65 (0)
2007–2011 Osasuna 11 (0)
2009 Huesca (loan) 16 (1)
2010–2011 Huesca (loan) 27 (1)
2011–2013 Huesca 42 (3)
2013 Panathinaikos 8 (0)
2014 Zamora 6 (0)
2014– Veria 0 (0)
National team
2006 Spain U19 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Arcaya and the second or maternal family name is Esparza.

Jokin Arcaya Esparza, simply known as Jokin (born 15 June 1988 in Pamplona, Navarre), is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Veria F.C. in Greece as a left midfielder.

Football career[edit]

After emerging through local CA Osasuna's youth ranks, Jokin made his La Liga debut on 17 June 2007 in a 1–2 home loss against Atlético Madrid.[1] However, he would only appear in five more matches for the first team in the following two seasons combined, which prompted a loan to second division club SD Huesca in January 2009; he was relatively used as the team maintained its recently acquired status.

For the 2010–11 campaign Jokin was again loaned to Huesca, in a season-long move.[2] In August 2011, he signed a permanent deal with the Aragonese.[3]

In February 2013 Jokin signed for Panathinaikos FC in the Superleague Greece, penning a six-month contract.[4] In late May of the following year, following a brief spell back in his country with lowly Zamora CF, he joined another Greek top-divisioner, Veria FC.[5]

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