Thomas Dossevi

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Thomas Dossevi
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Personal information
Full name Thomas Folivi Dossevi
Date of birth (1979-03-06) 6 March 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Chambray-lès-Tours, France
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker, Winger
Club information
Current team
Chonburi
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 ASOA Valence 26 (7)
2001–2003 Châteauroux 33 (4)
2003–2005 Stade Reims 35 (8)
2005–2007 Valenciennes 51 (8)
2007–2010 FC Nantes 41 (9)
2010–2011 Swindon Town 27 (3)
2011- 2012 Chonburi 10 (4)
National team
2002–2010 Togo[1] 29 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:30, 20 March 2011 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:13, 2 May 2014 (UTC)

Thomas Dossevi (born 6 March 1979) is a French-born Togolese football striker who plays as a striker for Chonburi.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Dossevi was born in Chambray-lès-Tours, France. He spent his early career at at ASOA Valence and Châteauroux and Stade Reims.[citation needed]

Valenciennes[edit]

In the summer transfer window, Dossevi joined Valenciennes[citation needed]. Ahead of a new season, L'Équipe reported that Dossevi is on the verge of leaving Valenciennes.[2]

Nantes[edit]

In August 2007, Dossevi joined FC Nantes[3]

Swindon Town[edit]

Whilst on trial at the club, he scored twice in Swindon Town's 3–2 win over Nottingham Forest on 31 July 2010.[4] He signed a one-year contract at the club for the 2010/2011 season on 3 August 2010, with an option of extending this contract by a further 12 months.[5] His first Football League goal for the club came in a 2–2 draw with Hartlepool United on 14 August 2010.[6] He left Swindon by mutual consent on 26 April 2011 having scored 3 goals in 31 appearances.[7]

Chonburi[edit]

Dossevi signed one-year contract with Chonburi on 9 March 2012, the deadline day of Thai Premier League[citation needed].

International[edit]

Dossevi is a member of the Togolese national team, for which he was called up to the 2006 World Cup.[citation needed]

Personal[edit]

Thomas is the son of former Togolese player Antoine Dossevi. He was one of the surviving witnesses of a bus shooting in Angola during the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas Dossevi at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "Dossevi on departure (in French:Dossevi sur le départ)" (in French). L'Équipe. 8 August 2007. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Dossevi joined Nantes (in French:Dossevi rejoint Nantes)" (in French). L'Equipe. 10 August 2007. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dossevi eyes Swindon deal". Sky Sports. 31 July 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Swindon Town sign Togo striker Thomas Dossevi". BBC Sport. 3 August 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Hartlepool 2–2 Swindon". BBC Sport. 14 August 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Striker Thomas Dossevi leaves Swindon by mutual consent". BBC Sport. 26 April 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 

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