Kara Mbodj

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Kara
Personal information
Full name Serigne Modou Kara Mbodj
Date of birth (1989-11-11) 11 November 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Diasse, Senegal
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Genk
Number 2
Youth career
Diambars
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010-2012 Tromsø 71 (8)
2013- Genk 21 (0)
National team
2011– Senegal U23 7 (1)
2011– Senegal 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 December 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2012

Serigne Modou Kara Mbodj (born 11 November 1989), commonly known as Kara or Kara Mbodj, is a Senegalese defensive midfielder who currently plays for Genk. He can be deployed as a defender, defensive midfielder or in the central midfield.

Club career[edit]

Kara joined the Diambars academy at 15 years old further to a Tournament. On 2nd of February, he joins Tromsø IL.During his three seasons in the Norwegian Championship, he is awarded best player of his team and twice second best player of the Championship.

On the 3rd of January 2013, he joins KRC Genk for 3 years. The transfer fees amounts to 2M€. One year after his arrival, he is a regular starter in defense. Winner of the 13’ Belgian Cup, he extends his contract with KRC Genk to June 2018.

Starting player in Senegalese Team, he participated into the London Olympic Games and qualification to the Africa Cup of Nations and World Cup.

He is regularly scouted by Premier League soccer teams, he is appreciated thanks to his physical approach and dominance in the air.

Career statistics[edit]

Season Club Division League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2010 Tromsø Tippeligaen 23 0 3 1 0 0 26 1
2011 26 5 2 0 4 0 32 5
2012 22 3 5 0 3 1 30 4
2012–13 Genk Jupiler Pro League 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2013–14 19 0 2 0 6 2 27 2
Career Total 92 8 12 1 13 3 117 12

Honours[edit]

Genk

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