Vincent Aboubakar

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Vincent Aboubakar
FC Lorient - June 27th 2013 training - Vincent Aboubakar 2.JPG
Aboubakar with Lorient in 2013
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-01-22) 22 January 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Porto
Number 99
Youth career
2006–2008 Coton Sport
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Coton Sport 15 (7)
2010–2013 Valenciennes 71 (9)
2013–2014 Lorient 37 (17)
2014– Porto 1 (1)
National team
2009 Cameroon U20
2010– Cameroon 24 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 September 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Vincent Aboubakar (born 22 January 1992) is a Cameroonian footballer, who currently plays as a striker for Portuguese club Porto and the Cameroon national football team.

Career[edit]

Born in Yaoundé, Aboubakar began his career with Cotonsport Garoua. In the 2009–10 season, he was promoted to the club's senior team in the Elite One league. On 26 May 2010, Aboubakar signed with Valenciennes FC in France.[1] He was assigned the number 9 shirt and made his debut in the club's opening league match of the season against Nice appearing as a substitute. He scored his first goal and hat-trick against Boulogne in Coupe de la Ligue. In 2009 Aboubakar scored 2 goals in the Final of the U-18 World Cup with Cameroon.

International career[edit]

On 18 August 2009, Aboubakar was called up to the Cameroon national under-20 football team squad for the Francophone Games in Beirut.[2] In May 2010, he was named to the Cameroon 23-man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Aboubakar was the only player in the squad that was based in Cameroon.[3][4] He made his debut in the friendly match on 29 May 2010 against Slovakia.[5]

On March 5, 2014 Aboubakar scored in an International friendly against Portugal.

As well as being named for the 2010 World Cup squad, was also named for the 2014 World Cup squad.

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 August 2010 Stadion Florian Kryger, Szczecin  Poland
0–3
0–3
Friendly
2. 5 March 2014 Estádio Municipal da Marinha Grande, Leiria  Portugal
1–1
5-1
Friendly
3. 6 September 2014 Stade TP Mazembe, Lubumbashi  DR Congo
0–2
0-2
2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4. 10 September 2014 Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé, Cameroon  Ivory Coast
2–1
4–1
2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
5. 10 September 2014 Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé, Cameroon  Ivory Coast
3–1
4–1
2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

Career statistics[edit]

As of 25 August 2014
Team Season League[nb 1] Cup[nb 2] Europe[nb 3] Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Coton Sport 2009–10 15 7 0 15 7 0
Valenciennes 2010–11 17 1 0 3 3 0 20 4 0
2011–12 27 6 2 4 2 0 31 8 2
2012–13 27 2 1 2 1 0 29 3 1
Total 71 9 3 9 6 0 0 0 0 80 15 3
Lorient 2013–14 35 16 6 1 0 0 36 16 6
2014–15 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
Total 37 17 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 38 17 6
Career total 108 28 9 10 6 0 0 0 0 118 34 9

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Ligue 1, Ligue 2 and Championnat National.
  2. ^ Includes Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue and Trophée des champions.
  3. ^ Includes UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup and UEFA Supercup

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