Jonas Okétola

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Jonas Okétola
Personal information
Full name Jonas Flavien Okétola
Date of birth (1983-08-27) 27 August 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Benin City, Nigeria
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Dragons de l'Ouémé
2004–2005 Enyimba
2006–2008 Kwara United
2008–2009 Thanda Royal Zulu
National team
1998-2008 Benin 24 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jonas Okétola (born August 27, 1983 in Nigeria) is a Nigeria-Beninese former footballer. He last played for Thanda Royal Zulu.

Career[edit]

The South Africa Soccer Association assessed a two-year ban on Okétola in January 2009, as a result of a doping violation.[1] A random test after a league match turned up a positive result for amphetamines, a prohibited substance.[1]

International career[edit]

He was part of the Beninese 2004 African Nations Cup team, who finished bottom of their group in the first round of competition, thus failing to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Benin's Oketola handed drugs ban", BBC Sport, January 16, 2009.