Didier Tayou

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Didier Tayou
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-12-31) 31 December 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Abidjan, Côte-d'Ivoire
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Victoria Hotspurs F.C.
Number TBA
Youth career
1995–2000 Podium Douala
2001–2002 Kakadel Defale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Mogas 90 Cotonou
2005–2006 Energie Cotonou
2007 AS Denguélé
2007 Stade d'Abidjan
2008 Stella Club d'Adjamé
2008–2011 Olympique du Kef
2011 Najran SC (loan)
2012–2013 Sloboda Užice 2 (0)
2013–2014 Mqabba
2014 AC Oulu 6 (1)
2015– Victoria Hotspurs 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2015.

Didier Tayou (born 31 December 1988) is a Cameroonian football striker who plays for Victoria Hotspurs F.C. in the Maltese Gozo League First Division.


Born in Douala,[1] he begin his career when he joined Podium Football Douala formation center in 1995.[2] In 2001, he moved to Togo where he joined Kakadel de Defale.[2] In 2002, he moved to Benin where he joined Mogas 90 FC becoming the Benin Premier League vice-champion and winning the Benin Cup in 2003.[2] He played with Mogas in the CAF Confederation Cup 2004, where they were eliminated in the first round.[2] He joined another Benin Premier League club, Energie Cotonou, having played with them the 2005–06 season.[2] In 2007, he moved to the Ivory Coast where he played with AS Denguélé during the first half of 2007, and then with Stade d'Abidjan during the second half.[2] At the end of 2007, he moved to his third Côte d'Ivoire Premier Division club, Stella Club d'Adjamé, playing with them the first half of the 2008 season.[2]

In summer 2008, he moved to Tunisia by signing with Olympique du Kef.[2] The club was playing in Tunisian second tier, but this ended up playing in Tayou's favour; he immediately made an impact becoming the club's best scorer with 10 goals in the 2008–09 season and, in the following one, he became the second best top scorer of the 2009–10 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 2 with 12 goals.[2] This good exhibition made him join Najran SC on loan, and he played in the Saudi Premier League between summer and winter 2011. In December 2011, he moved to Europe for the first time, joining FK Sloboda Užice, a mid-table Serbian SuperLiga side. On 20 September 2013, he signed with Mqabba playing in the Maltese First Division.

In summer 2014, he joined Finnish Ykkönen side AC Oulu. Then, in January 2015, he moved to Malta and joined Victoria Hotspurs F.C.[3]


  1. ^ Didier Tayou at FootballDatabase
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Didier tayou career at MSI Foot
  3. ^ Didier Tayou at Soccerway

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