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.


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.


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.


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