Jeffrey Monakana

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Jeffrey Monakana
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Monakana pictured in 2015 pre-season
Personal information
Full name Jeffrey Monakana[1]
Date of birth (1993-11-05) 5 November 1993 (age 25)[1]
Place of birth Edmonton, England[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Dulwich Hamlet
Youth career
2002–2012 Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Preston North End 40 (4)
2013Colchester United (loan) 9 (1)
2014–2016 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 (0)
2014Crawley Town (loan) 4 (0)
2014–2015Aberdeen (loan) 10 (0)
2015Mansfield Town (loan) 6 (0)
2015Carlisle United (loan) 1 (0)
2015Bristol Rovers (loan) 3 (0)
2016 FC Voluntari 3 (0)
2016–2017 Sutton United 5 (0)
2017Margate (loan) 5 (0)
2017Welling United (loan) 14 (1)
2017–2018 Welling United 1 (0)
2018–2019 Wealdstone 26 (2)
2019– Dulwich Hamlet 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:39, 28 January 2019 (UTC)

Jeffrey Monakana (born 5 November 1993) is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Dulwich Hamlet.

Career[edit]

Monakana progressed through the youth system at Arsenal,[2][3] then finally in 2008, At the age of 14, Monakana was handed a four-year contract.

Monakana[4] signed a one-year-deal with Preston North End on 31 May 2012, effective from 1 July 2012.[5] The 18-year-old winger became the ninth summer signing for Preston manager Graham Westley. Monakana performed well in pre-season, notably his contributions against Athens[6][7] and Wimbledon.[8][9]

He made his full debut in a home League Cup tie against Huddersfield Town, on 13 August 2012,[10] Playing for 70 minutes, and had an excellent game, setting Jack King up for the first goal in a 2–0 win. His first senior goal came in a second round League Cup tie against Crystal Palace.[11] He went on to score six goals and 10 assist in his first year at professional football. In the game against Brentford opposing manager Uwe Rosler stating that Monakana was a handful with his pace and skill.

On 12 September 2013, Monakana joined fellow League One side Colchester United on a month's loan.[12] He scored on his debut for the club in a 2–2 draw with Bradford City on 14 September.[13] On 15 October 2013, after starting every match since joining Monakana's loan was extended at the club until the beginning of December 2013.[14]

On 14 January 2014, Monakana transferred to Football League Championship club Brighton & Hove Albion for an undisclosed fee, signing an 18-month contract with the club's development squad.[15] On 27 March 2014, Monakana joined League One side Crawley Town on a month's loan.[16] In July 2014, Monakana joined Aberdeen on loan for six months.[17] In February 2015, Monakana joined Mansfield Town on loan for a month.[18] In March 2015, Monakana was loaned out again, joining Carlisle United this time on loan until the end of the season.[19]

On 4 August 2015, Monakana joined League Two side Bristol Rovers on a one-month loan.[20]

On 16 January 2016, Monakana signed a contract for six-months with Romanian club FC Voluntari.[21]

On 22 December 2016, it was announced that Monakana had signed an one and a half year contract with National League club Sutton United.[22] He made his first appearance for Sutton as a substitute on 1 January 2017 in a 2–0 home victory over Bromley, before making his full debut on 10 January in a 1–0 away defeat against Braintree Town.[23][24]

In August 2017 he signed a loan deal with Welling United. The deal was made permanent on 17 November 2017.[25] In March 2018, he signed for Wealdstone.[26] He moved to Dulwich Hamlet, also of National League South, in June 2019.[27]

Personal life[edit]

Monakana is of DR Congolese descent.[28]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 9 December 2017
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Preston North End 2012–13[29] League One 38 4 2 1 3 1 4[a] 0 47 6
2013–14[30] 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Preston total 40 4 2 1 3 1 4 0 49 6
Colchester United (loan) 2013–14[30] League One 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1
Brighton & Hove Albion 2013–14[30] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crawley Town (loan) 2013–14[30] League One 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Aberdeen (loan) 2014–15[31] Scottish Premiership 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Mansfield Town (loan) 2014–15[31] League Two 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Carlisle United (loan) 2014–15[31] League Two 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bristol Rovers (loan) 2015–16[32] League Two 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Voluntari 2015–16[33] Liga I 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Sutton United 2016–17[34] National League 4 0 1 0 2[b] 0 7 0
2017–18[33] 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Sutton total 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 8 0
Margate (loan) 2016–17[33] National League South 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Welling United (loan) 2017–18[33] National League South 14 1 0 0 0 0 15 1
Welling United 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 101 6 3 1 3 1 6 0 113 8
  1. ^ Appearances in the Football League Trophy
  2. ^ Appearances in the FA Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jeffrey Monakana". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Westley Excited by Monakana". Sky Sports. Archived from the original on 2 February 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Profiles: Jeffrey Monakana". Arsenal F.C. Blog. Retrieved 28 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Profiles: Jeffrey Monakana". BBC Sport. Retrieved 28 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Preston to Sign Lee Holmes, John Mousinho & Jeffrey Monakana". BBC Sport. BBC. 29 May 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Preston North End 1 – 0 AEK Athens". Preston North End. Archived from the original on 31 July 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Preston North End 1 – 0 AEK Athens". Sky Bettting. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  8. ^ "AFC Wimbledon 1 – 4 Preston North End". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  9. ^ "AFC Wimbledon 1 – 4 Preston North End". Preston North End. Retrieved 1 August 2012.[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "Preston Vs Huddersfield League Cup Tie". BBC Sport. 12 August 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  11. ^ "Preston North End Vs Crystal Palace League Cup 2nd Round Tie". BBC Sport. 28 August 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  12. ^ http://www.cu-fc.com/news/article/120913-monakana-signs-1048189.aspx
  13. ^ "Bradford 2–2 Colchester". BBC Sport. 14 September 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  14. ^ "U's Flash: Monakana Stays". Colchester United Official Website. 15 October 2013. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
  15. ^ "Albion Sign Preston Winger". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. 14 January 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2014.
  16. ^ "Monakana's a Red". Crawley Town FC. 27 March 2014.
  17. ^ Aberdeen land Brighton winger Jeffrey Monakana on loan, BBC Sport.
  18. ^ Jeffrey Monakana: Brighton loan midfielder to Mansfield, BBC Sport.
  19. ^ Carlisle United sign David Atkinson and Jeffrey Monakana, BBC Sport.
  20. ^ Jeffrey Monakana joins Bristol Rovers on loan, Sky Sports.
  21. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/35352353
  22. ^ "Jeffrey Monakana: Sutton United sign former Arsenal trainee". BBC Sport. 22 December 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  23. ^ "Sutton United 2 Bromley 0". BBC Sport. 1 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  24. ^ "Braintree Town 1 Sutton United 0". BBC Sport. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  25. ^ "Return of the Stearn". Sutton United FC. 17 November 2017. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  26. ^ "Wealdstone sign ex-Preston and Brighton man Monakana". Nonleaguedaily.com. 23 March 2018. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  27. ^ "Dulwich Hamlet sign six players – including Welling defender Richard Orlu". South London Press. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  28. ^ http://www.zerozero.pt/player.php?id=166607
  29. ^ "Games played by Jeffrey Monakana in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  30. ^ a b c d "Games played by Jeffrey Monakana in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  31. ^ a b c "Games played by Jeffrey Monakana in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  32. ^ "Games played by Jeffrey Monakana in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  33. ^ a b c d Jeffrey Monakana at Soccerway. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  34. ^ "Jeffrey Monakana". Aylesbury United F.C. Retrieved 16 December 2017.

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