Gabard Fénélon

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Gabard Fénélon
Gabard Fénélon in Port-au-Prince 2004-08-16 2.jpg
Fénélon in August 2004
Personal information
Full name Gabard Fénélon
Date of birth (1981-06-03) June 3, 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Tortuga, Haiti
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 12
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Racing Gonaïves
2004–2006 Racing Club Haïtien
2007 Miami FC 5 (0)
2008–2010 Racing Club Haïtien
2011 Panellinios
2012–2013 Saint-Léonard 32 (0)
2014 Montréal-Nord 14 (1)
2015–2016 Lakeshore 30 (0)
2017– Lanaudière 16 (0)
National team
2003–2008 Haiti 34 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 October 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 February 2008

Gabard Fénélon (born 3 June 1981) is a Haitian football player, who currently plays as a goalkeeper for FC Lanaudière in Première Ligue de soccer du Québec.

Early years[edit]

Fénelon was born in Tortuga (Île de la Tortue), a small Haitian island in the northwest of the country. At the age of fourteen, his football talents led him to Port-de-Paix, a major city adjacent to Tortuga, inland of Haiti across the coast to develop his skills. Having been significantly better than his peers his own age, he was played against players who were older. Arriving as a striker, his position was changed to goalkeeper at age sixteen at the regional level.[1]

Club career[edit]

Fénelon played for Haitian League sides Racing Gonaïves and Racing Club Haïtien before moving to Miami FC at the start of the 2007 season. He returned to Haiti in 2008, Racing Club Haïtien. In 2011, Fenelon played with Panellinios in the Quebec Elite Soccer League and joined Saint-Léonard FC of the new Première Ligue de Soccer du Québec in 2012 with notably ex-Serie A player Sandro Grande.

International career[edit]

Fénélon made his debut for Haiti in a March 2003 Gold Cup qualifying match against Jamaica. He was a squad member at the 2007 Gold Cup Finals[2] Fénélon played for the Canada national futsal team at QCSL World Cup 2010.[3]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ Caza, Pierre-Etienne, ed. (21 October 2013). "Un gardien étoile". Actualites Uqam. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  2. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2007 - Full Details - RSSSF
  3. ^ QCSL World Cup