David Manga

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David Manga
David Manga 1860 2010 1.JPG
Manga training with TSV 1860 München in 2011
Personal information
Full name David Manga Lembe
Date of birth (1989-02-03) 3 February 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Striker
Club information
Current team
Zira
Number 9
Youth career
Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 SC Eisenstadt 3 (0)
2008–2011 TSV 1860 München II 74 (14)
2011 TSV 1860 München 0 (0)
2011–2013 Partizan 12 (1)
2012–2013 Hapoel Ramat Gan (loan) 31 (10)
2013–2016 Ironi Kiryat Shmona 55 (18)
2016 Târgu Mureș 0 (0)
2016 Beroe Stara Zagora 10 (2)
2017 Hapoel Ashkelon 13 (2)
2017– Zira 0 (0)
National team
2010– Central African Republic [1] 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 April 2013

David Manga (born 3 February 1989) is a Central African international footballer currently playing for Zira FK and the Central African Republic national football team.

Career[edit]

He begin playing in the Paris Saint-Germain F.C. youth academy.[2] In 2007, he played with SC Eisenstandt in Austrian Regional League East.

In 2008, he signed a contract with TSV 1860 München and played three seasons for their second team in the German Regionalliga Süd.[3] After 2010 he has been a non-used substitute on several occasions at TSV 1860 München main team, however he failed to make an appearance.

On 15 August 2011, after passing trial period and finishing medical exams, he signed with Serbian SuperLiga champions FK Partizan.[4] He made his debut on 21 September 2011, in a 2011–12 Serbian Cup match against FK Novi Pazar, as a substitute of Saša Ilić in the 73rd minute. His league debut only happened on 22 October 2011, in the round 9 match against Javor with Manga entering in the 87th minute of the match.[5] On 21 April 2012 he scored his first league goal in a shot after a long run in the 93rd minute of the 25th round match against Smederevo. He was a substitute at that match, when Avram Grant brought him into the game in 81st minute, a move which ended up being decisive as Manga was involved in the action of the first goal and scored the second in the 2:0 victory of his side.[6]

In summer 2012 he joined Israeli Premier League side Hapoel Ramat Gan on a loan deal.[7]

On 9 June 2017, Manga signed a two-year contract with Azerbaijan Premier League side Zira FK.[8]

National team[edit]

His debut for the Central African Republic national team was on 10 October 2010 in a match against Algeria for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Paris, France,[9] David Manga's father was born in the Central African Republic and his mother is from Cameroon.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 18 June 2015[10]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2008–09 TSV 1860 München II Regionalliga Süd 17 2 - - - - - - 17 2
2009–10 TSV 1860 München II Regionalliga Süd 33 5 - - - - - - 33 5
2010–11 TSV 1860 München II Regionalliga Süd 24 7 - - - - - - 24 7
2011–12 FK Partizan Serbian SuperLiga 9 1 2 0 - - 0 0 11 1
2012–13 Hapoel Ramat Gan Israeli Premier League 30 10 1 1 5 4 0 0 36 15
2013–14 Ironi Kiryat Shmona Israeli Premier League 29 11 - - 5 3 - - 34 14
2014–15 Ironi Kiryat Shmona Israeli Premier League 26 7 3 0 3 1 - - 32 8
Career total 170 43 1 1 5 4 0 0 184 52

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Partizan
Hapoel Ramat Gan
Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doesn't include these matches:
    05.06.2011 Central African Republic – Tanzania 2:1 and 07.09.2011 Equatorial Guinea – Central African Republic 3:0
  2. ^ David Manga profile at Partizan official website
  3. ^ David Manga at Fussballdaten
  4. ^ David Manga nova akvizicija Partizana at Partizan official website
  5. ^ Valjak protutnjao Ivanjicom at Sportski žurnal (in Serbian)
  6. ^ Manga progurao Valjak kroz smederevsku tvrđavu at Sportski žurnal, 21 April 2012 (in Serbian)
  7. ^ Manga u Izraelu at Sportski žurnal, 21 August 2012 (in Serbian)
  8. ^ "Zirə David Manqa ilə müqavilə imzaladı". fczire.az (in Azerbaijani). Zira FK. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 11 June 2017. 
  9. ^ Profile and interview at ama-lion.com
  10. ^ "ONE: דוד מנגה" (in Hebrew). Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  11. ^ a b c David Manga at National-Football-Teams.com

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