Fabien Vorbe

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Fabien Vorbe
Personal information
Full name Jean Francis Fabien Vorbe
Date of birth (1990-01-04) January 4, 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfield
Club information
Current team
Don Bosco FC
Number 71
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Furman Paladins
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Violette AC
2011–2012 Tempête 6 (2)
2012 FC Edmonton 9 (0)
2013 IFK Varnamo 6 (0)
2014 Don Bosco FC 15 (3)
2015 Carlos A. Mannucci 8 (0)
2016 Serrato Pacasmayo
National team
Haiti U17
Haiti U20
Haiti U23
2010– Haiti 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 28, 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 28, 2011

Jean Francis Fabien Vorbe (born 4 January 1990) is a Haitian footballer who last played for FC Edmonton in the North American Soccer League. Vorbe is recognized internationally and locally as a young prodigy due to his prowess at handling the ball and his goal-scoring ability.

Career[edit]

Youth and College[edit]

Vorbe began his career in 2005 with first division Haitian club Violette AC at age 15, before moving to the United States to play college soccer at Furman University in 2008. In his freshman year, he made 17 appearances and scored four goals including two in his collegiate debut against UNC Wilmington. In his sophomore year, he started 16 games and tallied six goals and one assist. He made 16 appearances again in his junior year and scored four goals.

Club career[edit]

In 2011, Vorbe returned to Haiti to play for Tempête. After one season, he left Haiti to join FC Edmonton in the NASL. He was released[1] after one season and went to play in for IFK Värnamo in Sweden.

International career[edit]

Vorbe led his team to the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Korea, their first time doing so. During Group A qualifying, Vorbe scored important go-ahead goals for Haiti, notably against Honduras and incidentally was named the top scorer of the qualification rounds.

Vorbe made his senior debut for Haiti in a 3–1 against Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in a Caribbean Championship match on November 4, 2010.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Jean Francis Fabien Vorbe hails from one of the most notable footballing families in Haitian history, previously producing such stars as Charles, Sébastien and Philippe Vorbe.

Honours[edit]

Tempête FC[edit]

Regional[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quarstad, Brian, ed. (30 September 2012). "FC Edmonton Sacks Coaching Staff, Makes Budget Cuts". IMSoccer News. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Furman’s Vorbe Makes Debut For Haiti At Caribbean Cup

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