Jean Evrard Kouassi

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Jean Evrard Kouassi
Personal information
Full name Jean Evrard Kouassi
Date of birth (1994-09-25) 25 September 1994 (age 24)[1]
Place of birth N'Damien, Ivory Coast
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Forward / Winger
Club information
Current team
Wuhan Zall
Number 17
Youth career
2004–2011 Jeunesse Sportive de Bassam
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Moossou
2013–2015 Hajduk Split 59 (13)
2015–2016 Shanghai SIPG 45 (12)
2017– Wuhan Zall 49 (23)
National team
2011 Ivory Coast U-17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 November 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 13, 2016

Jean Evrard Kouassi (born 25 September 1994) is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a winger for Chinese Super League side Wuhan Zall. He was a member of U-17.

Club career[edit]

Kouassi started his career with the Ivorian club Moossou F.C.

On January 2013, Kouassi joined the Croatian team Hajduk Split. His big playing potential on the field during the club trials offered him a 3-year contract with Hajduk, which he signed. He made his debut against Slaven Belupo on 16 February 2013. Kouassi became a favourite of the fans thanks to his speed, dribbling and dedication to the game. He made his debut against Slaven Belupo on 16 February 2013.[2]

On 21 April 2013, Kouassi scored in a draw against Slaven Belupo, marking the 4000th jubilee championship goal for HNK Hajduk Split.[3] Kouassi amazed the fans again, when he scored and assisted for a goal against Lokomotiva in the 2012–13 Croatian Cup final. On May 2013, he won the Croatian Cup.

Chinese Super League team Shanghai SIPG F.C. announced that Kouassi has joined the squad on February 2015 and signed a contract until 2017.[citation needed] On 18 January 2017, Kouassi moved to League One side Wuhan Zall.[4] On 18 June 2017, he scored his first goal against Dalian Transcendence.

International career[edit]

Kouassi was named in the Ivorian squad for the 2011 African U-17 Championship. He scored in the game against Gambia on 15 January 2011.[5] He was also named in the Ivorian squad for the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup. He played in all four games before the Ivorians were eliminated from the competition by France in the round of 16.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jean Evrard KouassiFIFA competition record (archive)
  2. ^ "Video: Slaven podbacio, Hajduk dominirao u Koprivnici i golovima Jonjića i Vukovića odnio tri boda - Sportnet (Match report)". hrsport.net. Retrieved 2017-07-25.
  3. ^ 4000. gol i 7 gostujućih mjeseci bez poraza!(in Croatian)
  4. ^ 卓尔官方宣布上港外援埃弗拉加盟 双方签约五年 at sports.sina.com 2017-01-18 Retrieved 2017-01-18.
  5. ^ "Ivory Coast vs Gambia Match Report" (pdf). CAFOnline.com. Retrieved 2013-02-17.

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