Antoine N'Gossan

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Antoine N'Gossan
Personal information
Full name Jean-Etienne Antoine N'Gossan
Date of birth (1990-11-30) 30 November 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Youth career
Académie de Sol Beni
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 ASEC
2009– Charlton Athletic F.C.
2009 ASEC (loan)
2010 SV Zulte Waregem (loan)[1] 0 (0)
2010 ASEC (loan)
2011 ASEC
2012– SOA
National team
2005 Côte d'Ivoire Under-17
2008 Côte d'Ivoire Under-21
2008 Côte d'Ivoire Under-23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jean-Etienne Antoine N'Gossan (born 30 November 1990 in Abidjan) is an Ivorian footballer who is currently playing for Société Omnisports de l'Armée.


Early career[edit]

The young footballer represented his country in the national U-17, U-21 and U-23 teams. In 2008, he played on the Olympic Games in Beijing.

Professional career[edit]

N'Gossan began his career 2003 by Académie de Sol Beni and was promoted in 2007 from ASEC Mimosas, he hope to play an important role for ASEC in the 2009 MTN CAF Champions League. But the Ivorians are hoping that the form of young talent, who played in the African Youth Championship qualifiers 2008, will translate to club level for 2009.[2] N'Gossan joined with Zoro Cyriac Gohi Bi, Troh César Hougnonhouon and Moussa Guindo to Charlton Athletic F.C. on 18 January 2009.[3] After one season with ASEC Mimosas turned back in December 2009 to Charlton Athletic F.C., which loaned the young footballer on 30 January 2010 to SV Zulte Waregem.[4] On 20 May 2010 left Belgium and returned to ASEC Mimosas on loan from his current club Charlton Athletic F.C..[5] In Januar 2012 left ASEC Mimosas and joined with Lamine Sogodogo to SO de l'Armée.[6]

International career[edit]

N'Gossan has played with the Côte d'Ivoire Under-17,[7] in the Quali to 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Peru.[8] He represented his country at the 2008 Olympic Games.[9] He played by Toulon Tournament 2008 for Côte d'Ivoire Under-21, with the team will play at 2009 African Youth Championship.[10]