Martin Angha

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Martin Angha
Martin Angha FCN 2013-4.jpg
Personal information
Full name Martin Yves Angha-Lötscher[1]
Date of birth (1994-01-22) 22 January 1994 (age 21)
Place of birth Zurich, Switzerland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
1860 Munich
Number 18
Youth career
Grasshoppers
0000–2010 Zürich
2010–2012 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Arsenal 0 (0)
2013–2014 1. FC Nuremberg 14 (0)
2014– 1860 Munich 13 (0)
National team
2009 Switzerland U16 4 (1)
2010–2011 Switzerland U17 11 (0)
2011–2012 Switzerland U18 7 (0)
2011–2012 Switzerland U19 6 (0)
2012–2013 Switzerland U20 5 (0)
2014– Switzerland U21 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 December 2014

Martin Yves Angha-Lötscher (born 22 January 1994 in Zurich) is a Swiss footballer who plays as a center back for 1860 Munich in the German 2. Bundesliga.

Career[edit]

Arsenal[edit]

Angha has been with Arsenal as a youth player in their academy and reserves.[2] Before Arsenal Angha played for FC Zürich and Grasshopper Club Zürich.[3] Angha did admit that before signing for Arsenal that there was interest from Chelsea, Manchester United, and German club Bayern Munich but instead chose Arsenal.[3] After the 2011–12 season Angha made the most appearances for the Arsenal Reserves team, grabbing 22 matches while with the Reserves.[4] On 26 September 2012, Angha made his Arsenal first-team debut against Coventry City in the League Cup.[5] On 4 December 2012, Angha made an appearance against Olympiacos in the Champions League, coming on as a substitute in the 83rd minute.[6]

1. FC Nuremberg[edit]

On 10 April 2013, Angha agreed a summer move to German Bundesliga club 1. FC Nuremberg on a free transfer, signing a four-year deal.[7]

1860 Munich[edit]

On 30 August 2014, Angha signed a three-year-contract with German 2. Bundesliga club 1860 Munich.[8] He made his debut on 14 September 2014 in a 1-2 away win against St. Pauli, where he played the entire match as a right back.[9]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 20 December 2014
League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
2012–13 Arsenal Premier League 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
Arsenal total 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
Germany League DFB Pokal Europe Total
2013–14 1. FC Nuremberg Bundesliga 14 0 0 0 14 0
2014–15 2. Bundesliga 0 0 1 0 1 0
1. FC Nuremberg total 14 0 1 0 15 0
2014–15 1860 Munich 2. Bundesliga 13 0 1 0 14 0
1860 Munich total 13 0 1 0 14 0
Career total 27 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 31 0

Personal life[edit]

Angha's father is Congolese and his mother is Swiss.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League Clubs submit Squad Lists". Premier League. 30 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Martin Angha". Arsenal Football Club. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "NextGen Series: Martin Angha". Arsenal Football Club. 3 September 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "2011/12 Player Review: Martin Angha". Arsenal Football Club. 5 June 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Arsenal vs. Coventry". Arsenal Football Club. 26 September 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  6. ^ Ornstein, David (4 December 2012). "Olympiakos v Arsenal". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "FCN complete first summer signing". 1. FC Nuremberg website. 10 April 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Martin Angha wechselt zu Sechzig" [Martin Angha transfers to Sechzig]. tsv.1860.de. 30 August 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  9. ^ St. Pauli vs. 1860 München - 14 September 2014 - Soccerway
  10. ^ Linkesch, Frank (10 April 2013). "Der Club schnappt sich Arsenal-Talent Angha". kicker Online (in German). Retrieved 9 April 2013. 

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