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 27)
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 8 (0)
National team
2007– Togo 19 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:03, 26 February 2016 (UTC).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 November 2015

Floyd Ama Nino Ayité (born 15 December 1988) is a Togolese midfielder who plays for Fulham and a Togo international. He mainly plays a winger. He is Jonathan Ayité's younger brother.[citation needed]

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.[2]

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 for Togo in 2008. On 14 November 2009, scored his first goal for Togo against Gabon.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Togo's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 14 November 2009 Lomé, Togo  Gabon 1–0 1–0 2010 African Cup of Nations (qualification)
2. 10 September 2014 Accra, Ghana  Ghana 1–0 2–3 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
3. 4 September 2015 Djibouti City, Djibouti  Djibouti 2–0 2–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4. 5 June 2016 Monrovia, Liberia  Liberia 1–2 2–2 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

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. ^ "Floyd Ayite: Fulham bring in Togo forward from Bastia". BBC Sport. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 

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