Charley Roussel Fomen

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Charley Fomen
Personal information
Full name Charley Roussel Fomen
Date of birth (1989-07-09) 9 July 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Buea, Cameroon
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Leiknir Reykjavík
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Mount Cameroon 23 (5)
2008–2009 Panthère Bangangté 15 (–)
2009–2011 Marseille 10 (3)
2010–2011 Dijon (loan) 30 (2)
2011–2014 Clermont Foot 78 (3)
2015- Leiknir Reykjavík
National team
2009 Cameroon U20[1] 17 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 May 2011.

Charley Roussel Fomen (born 9 July 1989 in Buea) is a Cameroonian footballer who plays for Icelandic club Leiknir Reykjavík as a left defender.

Club career[edit]

Fomen began his professional career in 2007 with Mount Cameroon FC, moving in the following year to Panthère de Bangangté.[2]

On 17 April 2009, he had his first abroad experience, signing with French club Olympique de Marseille, who had already scouted the player.[3] During his first season, he did not appear in the league, as the club won the title.

On 1 July 2010, Fomen was loaned to second level's Dijon FCO, in a season-long move.

On 3 August 2011, Fomen moved to Ligue 2 side Clermont Foot on free transfer.[4]

International career[edit]

Fomen earned his first call-up for the U-17 of Cameroon on 27 July 2006, being summoned for a training camp in his hometown of Buea.[5]


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  2. ^ Fomen pour remplacer Taiwo? (Fomen to replace Taiwo?); OM Planète (French)
  3. ^ Charley Roussel Fomen: Je veux m’imposer à Marseille (Charley Roussel Fomen: I want to impose myself in Marseille); CamFoot, 17 April 2009 (French)
  4. ^ Charley Fomen nouvelle recrue; Clermont Foot (French)
  5. ^ Briefs: Junior Lions Camp In Buea; Post News Line, 27 July 2006

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