Dominique Kivuvu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dominique Kivuvu
Dominique Kivuvu.jpg
Personal information
Full name Kisoka Jeadot Kivuvu
Date of birth (1987-09-16) 16 September 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Oss
Number 4
Youth career
1993–2001 Neerlandia/SLTO
2001–2005 Telstar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Telstar 12 (0)
2006–2010 NEC 74 (1)
2010–2013 CFR Cluj 25 (2)
2012 Mjällby AIF (loan) 16 (3)
2016– FC Oss 28 (1)
National team
2007 Netherlands U20 7 (3)
2009– Angola[1] 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 Octobero 2012

Dominique Kivuvu (born 16 September 1987) is a footballer who currently plays for FC Oss in the Dutch Eerste Divisie.[2] He is also international for the Angolan national team.

Club career[edit]

Kivuvu is a midfielder who was born in Amsterdam and made his debut in professional football, being part of the Stormvogels Telstar squad in the 2005–06 season.[3]

Kivuvu is very well known for his intense strength and his high work rate, and these attributes have allowed him to establish a starting position for NEC Nijmegen, in the heart of their midfield. He's also known for having a very powerful, accurate shot, which he showed by scoring a screamer against giants Feyenoord. Kivuvu, who has dual citizenship, has been making his mark in the Eredivisie – the Dutch premier division – with NEC Nijmegen. On June 14 Dominique Kivuvu signed a contract with the current champions of Romania, CFR Cluj. In his debut match, the Romanian Supercup, he scored twice (once in his own net) in his team 2-2(4-2 a.p.) win over the former champions Unirea Urziceni.

International career[edit]

Angola[edit]

Dominique Kivuvu was the captain of the Netherlands national under-20 football team at the 2008 Toulon Tournament. But being Netherlands-born Angolan, he has been also chased by the Angolan Soccer Association to play for the Angola national football team. He has reportedly accepted the offer to play for Angola at the Nations Cup, to be held in Angola in January 2010.

Kivuvu played his first game for Angola's national team on September 6, 2009, against Senegal.[4]

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dominique Kivuvu at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "Kivuvu has been loaned out to Mjällby AIF!". cfr1907.ro. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Dominique Kivuvu" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 2010-02-05. 
  4. ^ Kivuvu called up at last!