Ulrich Kapolongo

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Ulrich Kapolongo
Kapolongo at Shabab al Ordon training 2013-09-11 16-33.jpg
Kapolongo with Shabab Al-Ordon
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-07-31) July 31, 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Brazzaville, Congo
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 ACNFF ? (?)
2008–2009 CARA Brazzaville ? (?)
2009–2013 Shabab Al-Ordon 42 (25)
2013–2014 Qarabağ 12 (2)
National team
2011– Congo 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:56, 20 May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Ulrich Kapolongo (born 31 July 1989 in Brazzaville) is a Congolese footballer who last played for Qarabağ FK in the Azerbaijan Premier League as a striker. He has been capped by Congo at international level.

Club career[edit]

Qarabağ[edit]

In July 2013 Kapolongo signed for Azerbaijan Premier League side Qarabağ from Jordan Premier League side Shabab Al-Ordon on a two-year contract.[1]

Kapolongo made his debut for Qarabağ in the UEFA Europa League 1st Qualiying round 2nd leg match against Metalurg Skopje. coming on as a second half substitute for Nikoloz Gelashvili.[2] His first goal for Qarabağ came two games later, again in the Europa League, in extra time against Piast Gliwice. Kapolongo secured a 2-2 draw for Qarabağ which meant they went through as 4-3 winners to the 3rd qualifying round.[3] Kapolongo went on to make his league debut on 11 August 2013 in a 5-1 vicotry over Sumgayit, again coming on as a second half substitute for Gelashvili.[4]

International career[edit]

Kapolongo made his national team debut on 27 March 2011 against Ghana in a 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, coming on as a substitute for Jean-Claude Mpassy.[citation needed] Kapolongo then had to wait two-years for his second cap, which came on 14 August 2013 against Tunisia in a 3-0 friendly defeat in which Kapolongo was replaced by Dzon Delarge in the 77th minute.[citation needed] His first goal for The Congo came on 7 September 2013, his third game for his country, in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Niger.[5]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 September 2013 Stade Général Seyni Kountché, Niamey, Niger  Niger 2–2 2–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 18 May 2014
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Azerbaijan League Azerbaijan Cup Europe Total
2013-14 Qarabağ Azerbaijan Premier League 12 2 2 0 7 1 21 3
Total Azerbaijan 12 2 2 0 7 1 21 3
Career total 12 2 2 0 7 1 21 3

Honours[edit]

Jordan Shabab Al-Ordon

2012–13

Azerbaijan Qarabağ

2013–14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Announced the transfer of Karabakh (PHOTO)". www.azerisport.com/az. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Qarabağ 1 - 0 Metalurg". Soccerway. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2014/matches/round=2000466/match=2012347/index.html
  4. ^ "Qarabağ 5 - 1 Sumqayıt". Soccerway. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Niger 2 - 2 Congo". Fifa. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 

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