Lys Gomis

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Lys Gomis
Personal information
Full name Lys Gomis
Date of birth (1989-10-06) 6 October 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Cuneo, Italy[1]
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
(on loan from Torino)
Number 1
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– Torino 2 (0)
2008–2009 SPAL (loan) 0 (0)
2010–2011 Casale (loan) 14 (0)
2013 Ascoli (loan) 6 (0)
2014– Trapani (loan) 26 (0)
National team
2013– Senegal 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 April 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 04 July 2014

Lys Gomis (born 6 October 1989) is an Italian-born Senegalese footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Trapani, on loan from Torino and the Senegal national team.

Early life[edit]

He is son of Senegalese immigrants in Italy residing in Cuneo and formally obtained Italian citizenship on 11 July 2012.[2]

He has two younger brothers that are also goalkeepers, one of whom, Alfred, plays for Avellino.[3][4]

Club career[edit]

Gomis began his playing career at Torino, where after a series of loans, he made his debut in Serie B against Albinoleffe. On 28 November 2012 he made his debut in the Coppa Italia against Siena, ending 2–0 in favour of the Tuscans.

On 31 January 2013 he was loaned to Ascoli for 6 months. On 6 March 2013, he made his debut with the bianconeri, during a match against Cesena, won 2–1 by Ascoli. At the end of season collected 6 appearances, conceding 9 goals.[5]

He returned to Torino in 2013–14.[6] On 30 November 2013 Gomis debuted in Serie A, substituting Daniele Padelli in the 52nd minute, against Genoa (1–1).[7] It would remain his only appearance of the season.

On 4 July 2014 he was officially transferred on loan to Trapani in Serie B. On 4 October 2014, he made his official debut against Latina, won 1–0 by Trapani.

International career[edit]

Gomis was called up by Senegal for a friendly match against Mali on 5 March 2014, ending 1–1.[8]


  1. ^ a b "Scheda anagrafica di Lys Gomis" (in Italian). AIC Football. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cittadinanza italiana a Lys Gomis, calciatore del Torino" [Italian citizenship to Lys Gomis, Torino footballer] (in Italian). City of Cuneo. 11 July 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lys e Alfred Gomis, due fratelli per la stessa porta: "Come una dinastia"" [Lys and Alfred Gomis, two brothers for the same goal: "Like a dynasty"] (in Italian). City of Cuneo. 21 July 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Alfred Gomis in Under 20!" (in Italian). Torino FC. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  5. ^ |language=Italian
  6. ^ "Gillet banned for 43 months". Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "L. Gomis". Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Toro, è ufficiale: Lys Gomis in nazionale" [Toro, it's official: Lys Gomis in national team] (in Italian). Toro News. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2014.