Angoua with Valenciennes in 2010
|Full name||Brou Benjamin Angoua|
|Date of birth||28 November 1986|
|Place of birth||Anyama, Ivory Coast|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2017||→ New England Revolution (loan)||26||(1)|
|2008||Côte d'Ivoire U23||4||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:17, 3 July 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 January 2014
Brou Benjamin Angoua (born 28 November 1986) is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a centre-back. He is equally adept at playing as either a defensive midfielder or a central defender. He has represented the Ivory Coast national football team at the Olympic Games and the Africa Cup of Nations.
In 2010, Angoua moved to France to play with first division club Valenciennes. After a four-season-and-a half at Valenciennes, he signed on to play for Guingamp on 15 July 2014. After two and a half years in Brittany, he signed with New England Revolution on a one-year loan. His loan was not extended following the 2017 season.
On 18 November 2009, Angoua made his senior team debut in a 2–2 friendly draw against Germany, coming on as a substitute for Cheick Tioté. He scored his first goal in a 2–0 friendly against Rwanda, scoring in the 90th minute.[better source needed]
Angoua was named to the squad for the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations and 2010 FIFA World Cup, but didn't make an appearance in either tournament. He made an appearance for the senior team at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, coming on as a substitute for Igor Lolo in a 2–0 win against Angola.[dead link]
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