Floyd Ayité

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Floyd Ayité
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Personal information
Full name Floyd Ama Nino Ayité[1]
Date of birth (1988-12-15) 15 December 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Bordeaux, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder, Winger
Club information
Current team
Fulham
Number 11
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Bordeaux 7 (0)
2008–2009 Angers (loan) 33 (3)
2009–2010 Nancy (loan) 6 (0)
2011–2014 Reims 73 (10)
2014–2016 Bastia 53 (14)
2016– Fulham 24 (8)
National team
2007– Togo 34 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:44, 5th April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 March 2017

Floyd Ama Nino Ayité (born 15 December 1988) is a Togolese midfielder who plays for Fulham and the Togo national football team. He mainly plays a winger. He is Jonathan Ayité's younger brother.[2]

Career[edit]

Ayité was born in Bordeaux, and started his career as a footballer for home town Bordeaux. Making his debut for the club in 2008. Loan spells at Angers and Nancy followed.

In 2011, Ayité signed for Reims, where he made 73 league appearances scoring 10 goals. His form for Reims saw him join Bastia in 2014 where he scored 5 goals in 28 league games in his first season at the club.

On 1 July 2016, Ayité signed for English Championship club Fulham for an undisclosed fee, signing a three- year contract, with a club option of a further twelve months.[3] He scored his first goals for Fulham when he scored twice in a 4–4 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers on 10 December 2016.[4]

International career[edit]

Despite being born in France, Ayité decide to follow in the footsteps of his older brother Jonathan Ayité and represent Togo, making his debut in 2008. On 14 November 2009, he scored his first goal for Togo, against Gabon.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Togo's goal tally first.[5]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 19 November 2008 Stade de Kégué, Lomé, Togo  Rwanda 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2. 14 November 2009 Stade de Kégué, Lomé, Togo  Gabon 1–0 1–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 13 January 2013 Stade de Kégué, Lomé, Togo  Niger 2–1 2–1 Friendly
4. 10 September 2014 Stade de Kégué, Lomé, Togo  Ghana 1–0 2–3 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
5. 4 September 2015 El Hadj Hassan Gouled Aptidon Stadium Djibouti City, Djibouti  Djibouti 2–0 2–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
6. 5 June 2016 Antoinette Tubman Stadium, Monrovia, Liberia  Liberia 1–2 2–2 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
7. 11 November 2016 Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Tunisia  Comoros 1–0 2–2 Friendly
8. 15 November 2016 Stade de Marrakech, Marrakesh, Morocco  Morocco 1–0 1–2 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of players under written contract registered between 01/07/2016 and 31/07/2016" (PDF). The Football Association. p. 33. Retrieved 11 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Boyall, Sarah (27 August 2016). "Fulham star Floyd Ayite opens up on Togo bus attack at 2010 African Nations Cup which tragically left four dead". The Sun. 
  3. ^ "Floyd Ayite: Fulham bring in Togo forward from Bastia". BBC Sport. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Wolves 4–4 Fulham". BBC. 10 December 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Ayité, Floyd". National Football Teams. Retrieved 21 March 2017. 

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