Allan Kimbaloula

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Allan Kimbaloula
Personal information
Full name Allan-Axel Kimbaloula
Date of birth (1992-01-01) 1 January 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Tourcoing, France
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Foresta Suceava
Number 10
Youth career
CS Blénod
Lille OSC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Lille OSC B 26 (0)
2013–2015 Nõmme Kalju 67 (16)
2017 Sportul Snagov 3 (1)
2017– Foresta Suceava 0 (0)
National team
2014– Congo 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 September 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 May 2014

Allan-Axel Kimbaloula (born 1 January 1992) is a Congolese international footballer, who plays as a midfielder for Foresta Suceava in Romanian Liga II.

Club career[edit]

Kimbaloula joined Lille OSC when he was nine, but left the team in summer 2012 without making a first team appearance. In January 2013 he signed a two-year contract with defending Estonian club Nõmme Kalju,[1] having rejected a contract offer from English Premier League side Norwich City.[2]

International career[edit]

Born in France to Cameroonian mother and Congolese father, Kimbaloula was eligible to play for any of these three countries, choosing the latter.[3] On 17 February 2014 he made international debut for Congo in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification match against Namibia.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 26 September 2015[5]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nõmme Kalju 2013 Meistriliiga 32 6 3 0 6 0 1 0 42 6
2014 15 4 0 0 1 0 - 16 4
2015 20 6 3 2 4 0 - 27 8
Total 67 16 6 2 11 0 1 0 85 18
Career total 67 16 6 2 11 0 1 0 85 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester City huviorbiidis olnud talent sõlmis lepingu Nõmme Kaljuga" (in Estonian). Postimees.ee. 4 February 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kalju uus ründetäht lükkas tagasi pakkumise Inglismaa kõrgliigast" (in Estonian). Postimees.ee. 6 February 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kimbaloula convoqué par le Congo" (in French). FranceFootball.fr. 7 May 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Kimbaloula debüüdist: mänguelamus oli fantastiline" (in Estonian). Soccernet.ee. 19 May 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "A.Kimbaloula". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 29 February 2016. 

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