Jean-Philippe Gbamin

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Jean-Philippe Gbamin
Entraînement RC Lens - 31 décembre 2014 109.jpg
Gbamin with Lens in 2014
Personal information
Full name Jean-Philippe Gbamin
Date of birth (1995-09-25) 25 September 1995 (age 22)
Place of birth San Pédro, Ivory Coast
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Mainz 05
Number 25
Youth career
2005–2006 US Saint-Quentin Blessy
2006–2007 Aire-sur-la-Lys
2007–2012 RC Lens
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 RC Lens B 22 (2)
2013–2016 RC Lens 91 (3)
2016– Mainz 05 53 (0)
National team
2012–2013 France U18 3 (1)
2013 France U19 9 (1)
2015– France U20 1 (0)
2014–2016 France U21 11 (0)
2017– Ivory Coast 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:07, 4 May 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 June 2017

Jean-Philippe Gbamin (born 25 September 1995) is an Ivorian footballer who currently plays as a centre back for Mainz 05. Gbamin is a former youth international for France.

Club career[edit]

RC Lens[edit]

Born in San Pédro, Ivory Coast, Gbamin had spells with French clubs Aire-sur-la-Lys and US Saint-Quentin Blessy before joining RC Lens in 2007. In 2013, Gbamin broke into the first-team squad after impressing in the second team, making his debut on 10 May in a 7–0 defeat against Guingamp, in which he replaced Alexandre Coeff fourteen minutes in.[1] Gbamin was assigned the number 25 ahead of the 2013–14 Ligue 2 campaign. On 17 August 2013, Gbamin was given his first RC Lens start by manager Antoine Kombouaré in a 4–1 victory against Auxerre.[2] Gbamin started to make his RC Lens breakthrough towards the end of the 2013–14 campaign, assisting them in their promotion to Ligue 1.

Mainz 05[edit]

On 13 July 2016, Gbamin joined Bundesliga side Mainz 05 on a five-year deal.[3]

International career[edit]

Gbamin has represented France at under-18, under-19, under-20 and under-21 level, making his under-21 debut in a 1–1 draw against Italy U20 on 13 November 2014.[citation needed]

Gbamin is also eligible to represent Ivory Coast at international level due to his parents nationalities' and his birthplace. In April 2017 it was announced that Gbamin had committed himself to playing for the Ivory Coast internationally.[4] He made his senior debut for Ivory Coast in a 5–0 friendly loss to the Netherlands on 4 June 2017.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 16 February 2018.[6]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
RC Lens B 2012–13 CFA Group A 20 2 20 2
2015–16 CFA Group A 2 0 2 0
Total 22 2 22 2
RC Lens 2012–13 Ligue 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2013–14 Ligue 2 30 2 3 1 2 0 35 3
2014–15 Ligue 1 33 0 1 0 1 0 35 0
2015–16 Ligue 2 26 1 0 0 0 0 26 1
Total 91 3 4 1 3 0 98 4
Mainz 05 2016–17 Bundesliga 25 0 1 0 0 0 26 0
2017–18 Bundesliga 19 0 1 0 0 0 20 0
Total 44 0 2 0 0 0 46 0
Career total 157 5 6 1 3 0 0 0 167 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guingamp vs. Lens". Soccerway. 10 May 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Lens vs. Auxerre". Soccerway. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Jean-Philippe Gbamin committed". 1. FSV Mainz 05. 13 July 2016. Archived from the original on 13 July 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  4. ^ Ed Dove (25 April 2017). "Chelsea wonderkid Jeremie Boga commits to Ivory Coast". ESPN FC. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  5. ^ http://www.skysports.com/football/netherlands-vs-ivory-coast/teams/370285
  6. ^ "J. Gbamin". Soccerway. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 

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