Shiva N'Zigou

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Shiva N'Zigou
Personal information
Full name Shiva-Star N'Zigou
Date of birth (1983-10-24) 24 October 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth Tchibanga, Gabon
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Saint-Nazaire AF
Youth career
1992–1994 USM Libreville
1994–1997 Orambaka Nom Bakélé
1997–1998 SCO Angers
1998–1999 Nantes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2003 Nantes B 39 (11)
2001–2005 Nantes 33 (3)
2004–2005 FC Gueugnon (loan) 18 (5)
2005–2010 Reims 64 (9)
2011 Virton 5 (0)
2011 UR Namur
2011–2013 Missile FC
2013–2014 Vendée Fontenay Foot 22 (2)
2014– Saint-Nazaire AF 0 (0)
National team
2000–2008 Gabon 18 (4[1])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Shiva N'Zigou (born 24 October 1983 in Tchibanga) is a Gabonese footballer who plays as a striker for French club Saint-Nazaire AF.

Career[edit]

A striker he arrived in the famous Nantes youth system in 1998 and played his first senior match in 2002. He spent the 2004/05 season on loan to FC Gueugnon, but after only one season he was transferred to Reims. In 2011 he joined Belgian Third Division team Royal Excelsior Virton as a free agent after his contract at Reims expired.

Background[edit]

N'Zigou is the youngest player who ever play in the Africa Cup of Nations. With 16 years and 93 days, he scored on his debut for Gabon in a 3-1 loss to South Africa at 2000 Africa Cup of Nations and is also the youngest player ever to score in the competition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shiva N'Zigou at National-Football-Teams.com

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