Francky Sembolo

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Francky Sembolo
Sembolo, Francky BIE 13-14 WP.JPG
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-08-09) 9 August 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Nkayi, Republic of the Congo
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Saint Michel d'Ouenzé
2005–2006 Canon Yaoundé
2006–2009 FC Oberneuland 86 (24)
2009–2011 Holstein Kiel 34 (3)
2011–2012 SV Wilhelmshaven 27 (18)
2012–2013 Jahn Regensburg 32 (8)
2013–2014 Arminia Bielefeld 8 (0)
2014 Hallescher FC (loan) 14 (8)
2014–2016 VfL Osnabrück 34 (2)
2016– Berliner AK 07 4 (0)
National team
2005–2011 Congo 7 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:07, 9 September 2016 (UTC).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:48, 30 December 2014 (UTC)

Francky Sembolo (born 9 August 1985) is a Congolese international footballer who plays as a striker for Berliner AK 07 in fourth tier Regionalliga Nordost.[1] Since 2006 he had been signed to German football clubs only.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Sembolo started his career with Saint Michel d'Ouenzé and Canon Yaoundé before moving to Germany in 2006. Since then he has played for FC Oberneuland, Holstein Kiel, SV Wilhelmshaven, SSV Jahn Regensburg, Arminia Bielefeld, Hallescher FC, VfL Osnabrück and currently Berliner AK 07.[2][3][4][5]

International career[edit]

Sembolo holds German citizenship,[6] but plays internationally for Congo, his country of birth. He made his international debut in 2005,[2] and has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[7] During the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, Sembolo scored twice in a 3–1 win against Swaziland.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Player's Profile: Francky Sembolo" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Francky Sembolo". National Football Teams. Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Francky Sembolo profile at Fussballdaten
  4. ^ Francky Sembolo profile at Soccerway. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Sembolo kommt für die Offensive" (in German). SSV Jahn Regensburg. 12 July 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "5:0 beim ZFC Meuselwitz - Sembolo gleich mit Premierentor" [5–0 at ZFC Meuselwitz - Sembolo scores his debut goal immediately] (in German). Hallescher FC. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  7. ^ Francky SemboloFIFA competition record
  8. ^ Carmarans, Christophe (11 October 2010). "CAN 2012: Le Congo se replace, le Ghana stagne". Radio France Internationale (in French). Archived from the original on 16 March 2015.