Pierrick Rakotoharisoa

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Pierrick Rakotoharisoa
Personal information
Full name Pierrick Rakotoharisoa
Date of birth (1991-06-04) 4 June 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Sainte-Adresse, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Quevilly
Youth career
1997–2002 Union Fontainaise
2002–2009 Le Havre
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Le Havre 9 (0)
2012– Quevilly (loan) 9 (1)
National team
2006–2007 France U16 2 (0)
2008–2009 France U18 2 (0)
2010 France U19 1 (0)
2011 France U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2009.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 October 2012

Pierrick Rakotoharisoa (born 4 June 1991 in Sainte-Adresse) is a French football player of Malagasy descent who currently plays for French club US Quevilly in Championnat National, on loan from Le Havre in Ligue 2. Rakotoharisoa is a France youth international having earned limited caps with the under-16 and under-18 teams. He plays as an attacking midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Rakotoharisoa began his career, at age 6, playing for his hometown club Union Fontainaise Foot in the commune of Fontaine-la-Mallet. Union Fontainaise serves as a local feeder club for Le Havre. Following a five-year stint at the club, he transferred to Le Havre and began playing in the club's youth academy. While at the academy, Rakotoharisoa divided his time between football and education starring for Le Havre's under-16 team and also attending Jeanne d'Arc de Saint-Adresse, a high school in his hometown.[1] Rakotoharisoa excelled on the youth level for Le Havre. He was a member of both the 2007–08 and 2008–09 Le Havre under-18 sides that reached the semi-finals of the Coupe Gambardella. For the 2008–09 season, despite being only 17 years old, he was promoted to the club's Championnat de France amateur team.[2] He made 18 total appearances with the CFA team scoring no goals.

Rakotoharisoa was given the opportunity to train with the senior team for the 2009–10 season, though he was still limited to playing in the reserves. After appearing on the bench for several matches during the season, he finally made his debut on 27 November 2009 in a 1–0 victory over AC Ajaccio coming on as a substitute in the 85th minute.[3] The following week, against Caen, he appeared as a late match substitute again, though Le Havre lost the match 0–2.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Un club très formateur". Paris-Normandie. 25 September 2008. Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Pierrick Rakotoharisoa : " J'attends mon heure "". Le Havre AC. 24 September 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Le Havre v. Ajaccio Match Report". LFP. 27 November 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "Caen v. Le Havre Match Report". LFP. 1 December 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2009. 

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