Kayne Vincent

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Kayne Vincent
Personal information
Full name Kayne Vincent
Date of birth (1988-10-29) 29 October 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Songkhla United
Number 11
Youth career
1998–2001 Three Kings United
2001–2002 Metro F.C.
2003–2006 Mount Wellington
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Cerezo Osaka 4 (0)
2007–2008 Gainare Tottori 8 (2)
2008–2009 Waitakere United 8 (4)
2009–2010 Mumbai 12 (2)
2010–2011 Churchill Brothers 14 (12)
2011 Melbourne Knights 8 (7)
2011–2012 Prayag United 19 (11)
2012 Melbourne Knights 7 (1)
2012–2013 Prayag United 18 (11)
2013 FC Gifu 6 (0)
2014– Songkhla United 15 (7)
National team
2006–2007 New Zealand U-20 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 August 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8:23, 5 December 2010 (UTC)

Kayne Vincent (born 29 October 1988) is a New Zealand professional footballer currently playing for Thailand Premier League side Songkhla United.

He was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Despite his young age, he is highly experienced having already played in Japan, New Zealand, India and Australia. He is born to a Kiwi father and a Japanese mother.

Professional career[edit]

Cerezo Osaka & Gainare Tottori[edit]

Vincent began his professional career for Cerezo Osaka of the J. League. After playing for Cerezo Osaka in 2007, Vincent transferred to Gainare Tottori for the 2007/08 season.[1] There, Vincent appeared in eight matches, scoring in two of them before getting injured for three months. After his second season in Japan, Vincent transferred to Waitakere United of the ASB Premiership.

Waitakere United[edit]

In December 2008, Vincent played in Waitakere United's 1–2 loss against Adelaide United in the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup in Tokyo, Japan.[2] Vincent also scored in a 2–1 loss against the Kuwait national team.

Waitakere City F.C. & Mumbai FC[edit]

For Waitakere City F.C. in the Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Premier, Vincent scored 20 goals in 15 games, before signing a 1 year deal for Mumbai FC for the 2009–10 I-League season.[3] He Scored only 2 goals for the team but had an impressive 11 assists to his name from 12 games. After finishing his 1 year contract with the club he later on rejected a contract extension from Mumbai FC for the 2010–11 I-League season.

Churchill Brothers SC[edit]

He most recently was on trial with Singaporean club Albirex Niigata Singapore FC in the S.League before signing a contract with Churchill Brothers SC for the 2010–11 I-League season. He scored 12 goals and 4 assists in 15 matches.[4]

Melbourne Knights[edit]

On 1 June 2011 Vincent signed with VPL club Melbourne Knights on a short term deal during the i-League off season. At his time with the Knights he scored an impressive 7 goals in 8 matches.

Prayag United[edit]

After his stint with the Melbourne Knights Vincent signed for I-League club Prayag United S.C. for the 2011–12 season. He played in Prayag's first tournament of the season during the 2011 Indian Federation Cup where he scored one goal in three appearances. In October 2011 Prayag United came runners up in the Durand Cup losing to Churchill Brothers SC in the final on Penalties. In the I-League so far this season, Vincent has managed to score 11 goals in 18 games for Prayag United. Including the 92nd min winner against city rivals East Bengal where he ran the length of the pitch in injury time. It is believed that Vincent played this and a number of games before with a stress fracture in his heel but played as the team already had a number of injured players. He returned to the field 6 weeks later and scored the winning goal against Botafogo FC of Brazil in the 116th minute in the IFA Shield semi-final, Prayag won 1–0. At the end of 2011–2012 season he was released by the club.After a short stint in Australia he signed for Prayag for the 2012–2013 season.

FC Gifu[edit]

On 17 July 2013, Vincent signed for J. League Division 2 club FC Gifu.[5]

International career[edit]

Vincent has also played for the New Zealand under-20 national team.[6]


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