Axel Ngando

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Axel Ngando
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Personal information
Full name Axel Ngando Elessa
Date of birth (1993-07-13) 13 July 1993 (age 23)[1]
Place of birth Asnières-sur-Seine, France
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bastia
Number 19
Youth career
2000–2002 A.S. Courdimanche
2002–2004 U.S. Méry-sur-Oise
2004–2005 A.S. Saint-Ouen l' Aumone
2005–2007 Paris Saint-Germain
2007–2011 Stade Rennais
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Rennes 4 (1)
2013–2014 Auxerre (loan) 25 (3)
2015 Angers (loan) 19 (1)
2015– Bastia 27 (2)
National team
2011 France U18 4 (0)
2011–2012 France U19 15 (1)
2012–2013 France U20 13 (2)
2013–2014 France U21 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:29, 21 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:33, 4 September 2014 (UTC)

Axel Ngando (born 13 July 1993) is a French footballer of Cameroonian descent who plays as a midfielder for French club SC Bastia and the France national under-21 football team.

Club career[edit]

Ngando started his career playing for the "B" team of Stade Rennais F.C. who played in the Championnat de France amateur.[1] He scored his first goal for the "B" team on 21 May 2011 against Vendée Poiré sur Vie Football in which he scored in the 47th minute to help Stade Rennais "B" to a 3–2 victory.[2] He then scored his second goal for the "B" team on 4 November 2012 against FC La Chapelle-des-Marais in which he scored in the 82nd minute to provide Stade Rennais "B" a 2–0 victory.[3]

Ngando then, after several impressive matches for the "B" team, made his debut for the first-team in a Ligue 1 game on 2 February 2013 against Lorient, in which he came on as a 90th-minute substitute for Romain Alessandrini and scored a goal just one minute into his debut in the 91st minute to equalize for Stade Rennais and finish the match at a score of 2–2.[4] He is the nephew of former Cameroon international Patrick Mboma and is eligible to represent either Cameroon or France at senior level.

SC Bastia[edit]

On August 31, 2015, Ngando joined Bastia on a 3-year deal.[5]

International career[edit]

Ngando is a France youth international, having represented his country at under-18 through under-21 levels, including winning the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup, in which he scored in the penalty shoot-out in the final.[6]

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

France U-20

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A. N'GANDO". Soccerway. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "STADE RENNES II VS. LE POIRÉ-SUR-VIE 3 - 2". Soccerway. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "STADE RENNES II VS. CHAPELLE-DES-MARAIS 2 - 0". Soccerway. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Ali, Mohammed. "Ligue 1 Round 23 Results: Barton sees red as Marseille and Lyon hand PSG title advantage". Goal.com. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bastia sign Rennes star Axel Ngando". skysports.com. August 31, 2015. Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "France triumph after shootout drama". FIFA. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2015. 

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