Charles Eloundou

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Charles Eloundou
Personal information
Full name Charles Betrand Etoundi Eloundou
Date of birth (1994-12-04) December 4, 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Jacksonville Armada
Number 99
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 AS Fortuna de Mfou
2011–2012 Unisport Bafang (loan) 20 (9)
2012 Coton Sport FC (loan)
2013 Colorado Rapids (loan) 0 (0)
2014–2015 Colorado Rapids 22 (0)
2015 Charlotte Independence (loan) 3 (0)
2015 Colorado Springs Switchbacks (loan) 4 (2)
2016– Jacksonville Armada 40 (6)
National team
2009–2011 Cameroon U17
2012–2013 Cameroon U20 7 (8)
2013 Cameroon 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 July 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 February 2013

Charles Eloundou (born 4 December 1994) is a Cameroonian footballer who currently plays as a forward for Jacksonville Armada.


Club career[edit]

Eloundou began his career with Cameroonian side AS Fortuna de Mfou. He has played on loan with fellow Cameroonian sides Coton Sport FC and Unisport Bafang. While with Unisport he scored 9 goals in 20 matches. His play in Cameroon brought him to the attention of Major League Soccer sides.

On 25 January 2013, Eloundou signed with the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer on a one year loan with an option for a permanent transfer at the end of the 2013 season.[1] He was signed via the MLS weighted lottery process, where Real Salt Lake and D.C. United also had the chance to acquire him.

Eloundou signed with the North American Soccer League's Jacksonville Armada FC on March 10, 2016. Eloundou joined the Armada at the beginning of February and at the time of his signing, led Jacksonville in preseason scoring with three goals.[2]

International career[edit]

Eloundou has been a prominent member of the Cameroon's Under-17 and Under-20 national teams. He played four matches for the Cameroon B side in the 2012 Nehru Cup. He was called up by the full national team for a friendly match against Tanzania on 6 February 2013 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He made his senior national team debut in that game, coming on as a substitute in the 60th minute. The game ended in a 1-0 loss.[3]


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