Frédéric Mendy (footballer, born 1988)

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This article is about the French football player. For the Senegalese footballer, see Frédéric Mendy.
Frédéric Mendy
Personal information
Full name Frédéric Mendy
Date of birth (1988-11-18) 18 November 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Jeju United FC
Number 88
Youth career
Rezé
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Évreux 1 (0)
2010 Etoile 32 (21)
2011–2013 Home United 55 (41)
2013–2016 Estoril 16 (3)
2013–2014 Moreirense (loan) 19 (4)
2014–2015 União Madeira (loan) 44 (20)
2016 Ulsan Hyundai 18 (6)
2017– Jeju United 3 (0)
National team
2016– Guinea Bissau 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 March 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 March 2017

Frédéric Mendy (born 18 November 1988) is a French-born Guinea-Bissauan footballer who plays as a forward for Jeju United.

Career[edit]

Mendy began his career with French non-league club FC Rezé and for CFA 2 club Évreux FC 27 before signing to Etoile FC who had registered to participate in the Singapore S.League, one of the few leagues that allows foreign teams to participate.[1] As of Round 23 he has scored 15 goals, the S.League's highest goalscorer. He scored one goal in the 2010 Singapore League Cup against Geylang United[2] as Etoile went on to win the cup.[3] He scored a brace against Cambodian Club Phnom Penh Crown in the 2010 Singapore Cup in which Etoile won 2-1 and progressed through to the Quarter Finals.

Mendy in his first season for Etoile, would go on to score 21 goals in 32 appearances, receiving the Golden Boot for the 2010 Season. Etoile would also be crowned champions.[4] Mendy joined Home United at the start of the 2011 S-League season.He scored his first goal for Home United on the fourth minute of the match against Albirex Niigata(S). The game ended 2-1 to Home United.

His fifth goal for the club came on April Fools' Day when he struck an 81st-minute equaliser aqainst Tampines Rovers. It ended 1-1 and helping Home United remain unbeaten in the S-League after 25 games.[5]

In 2013, Mendy, who speaks some Portuguese, moved from Singapore to Portugal for the first time in his career.

He moved to Korea to sign for K League side Ulsan Hyundai FC in 2016.

Mendy signed for Korean side Jeju United for the 2017 K League season from rivals Ulsan Hyundai FC.[6] He scored his first goal for the club in the AFC Champions League in a 3-3 thriller against Australian side Adelaide United.[7]

International career[edit]

Mendy was born in Évreux, France and is of Mandjack (Guinea Bissau) Heritage. He was called up the Guinea Bissau national football team, and made his debut in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification win over Zambia wherein he scored his debut goal.[8]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Guinea-Bissau's goal tally first.[9]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 4 June 2016 Estádio 24 de Setembro, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau  Zambia 2–1 3–2 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

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