Gaossou Fofana

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Gaossou Fofana
Fofana on a match against Ermis Aradippou on 15 December 2013
Personal information
Full name Gaossou Fofana
Date of birth (1984-04-14) 14 April 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Feseguela, Côte d'Ivoire
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Ermis Aradippou
Number --
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Sabé Sports
2007–2008 Académica de Coimbra 8 (1)
2008–2010 C.D Santa Clara (loan) 22 (1)
2010–2012 Sporting Covilhã 56 (4)
2012–2014 Doxa Katokopias 30 (11)
2013–2014 Anorthosis Famagusta (loan) 29 (4)
2014–2015 Omonia 28 (4)
2015–2017 Doxa Katokopias 67 (9)
2017– Ermis Aradippou 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:42, 27 June 2017 (UTC).

Gaoussou Fofana is a Côte d'Ivoire professional footballer who plays for Ermis Aradippou as a winger.

Early life[edit]

Fofana was born in Feseguela a small part of Abidjan city in Côte d'Ivoire. He is best friends with Christodoulos Liotatis from Paralimni.

Club career[edit]

Fofana began his professional football career at the age of 23 when he signed for Santa Clara. The season 2007-2008 Fofana transferred to Académica de Coimbra and he play 8 matches with scoring 1 goal. The next season Fofana moved back to Santa Clara from the Portuguese Liga side Académica de Coimbra as a loan. At the end of the season Fofana scored 1 goal in 22 matches and transferred to Sporting Covilhã and he stayed there for two seasons scoring 4 goals in 56 matches. In July 2012 he signed a contract with Doxa.[1] and he made a step above with the transfer to Anorthosis Famagusta in July 2013.

Anorthosis Famagusta[edit]

On 3 July 2013, Anorthosis signed a year loan contract with Gaoussou Fofana, with wages more than double the wages he was getting on Doxa. Anorthosis fans liked Fofana for his passion on every moment he is spending to the pitch. [2] [3]

Personal life[edit]

On 8 July 2014, his 7-year-old son died of malaria in the Makarios hospital in Nicosia.[4]