Joseph Mendes

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Joseph Mendes
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Mendes in 2015
Personal information
Full name Joseph Mendes[1]
Date of birth (1991-03-30) 30 March 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Évreux, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
AC Ajaccio
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Grenoble Foot 13 (1)
2011–2012 SAS Épinal 22 (3)
2012–2013 Le Mans 20 (3)
2014 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 7 (0)
2014 Luzenac 0 (0)
2014–2016 Le Havre 59 (11)
2016–2018 Reading 15 (3)
2018– AC Ajaccio 25 (0)
National team
2019– Guinea-Bissau 5 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 March 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2019

Joseph Mendes (born 30 March 1991) is a footballer who plays for AC Ajaccio as a forward. Born in France, Mendes represents the Guinea-Bissau national football team internationally.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

On 8 July 2016, Mendes signed a two-year contract with Championship side Reading.[2] After a slow start to his Royals career, mainly due to consistent injuries. Mendes scored a brace, on his first start in a 3–1 away victory over Aston Villa on 15 April 2017.[3] At the end of the 2017–2018 season, Reading decided against renewing his contract.[4]

On 2 July 2018, Mendes signed for AC Ajaccio.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Mendes was born in France to a Bissau-Guinean father and a Senegalese mother.[6] Mendes was selected to the Guinea-Bissau national football team for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier match against Namibia on November 2018.[7] He made his debut on 8 June 2019 in a friendly against Angola, as a starter.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 15 March 2019[9][10]
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
GF38 2010–11 Ligue 2 15 1 2 0 0 0 - 17 1
SAS Épinal 2011–12 Championnat National 22 3 0 0 - - 22 3
Le Mans 2012–13 Ligue 2 20 3 2 2 0 0 - 22 5
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2013–14 Parva Liga 7 0 1 0 - - 8 0
Le Havre 2014–15 Ligue 2 22 2 1 0 0 0 - 23 2
2015–16 37 9 0 0 1 0 - 38 9
Total 59 11 1 0 1 0 - - 61 11
Reading 2016–17 Championship 12 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 16 3
2017–18 3 0 0 0 1 0 - 4 0
Total 15 3 0 0 3 0 2 0 20 3
AC Ajaccio 2018–19 Ligue 2 25 0 2 0 0 0 - 27 0
Career total 163 21 8 2 4 0 2 0 177 23

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Guinea-Bissau's goal tally first.[11]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 September 2019 Estádio 24 de Setembro, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau  São Tomé and Príncipe 1–1 2–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 2–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EFL: Club list of registered players" (PDF). English Football League. 20 May 2017. p. 34. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Mendes becomes latest Royals recruit". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 8 July 2016. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Aston Villa 1-3 Reading". bbc.co.uk. BBC Sport. 15 April 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Reading FC Confirm Quinn and Mendes Exit, Jaakkola Offered New Deal". Tilehurst End.
  5. ^ "JOSEPH MENDES, UNA DI NOI!". ac-ajaccio.corsica (in French). AC Ajaccio. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Joseph Mendès : " J'ai hâte de marquer ! ". Sport - Le Mans.maville.com". www.lemans.maville.com.
  7. ^ "DJURTUS: LISTA DE CONVOCADOS PARA O JOGO COM MOÇAMBIQUE EM BISSAU" (in Portuguese). soudjurtu.
  8. ^ "Angola v Guinea-Bissau game report". National Football Teams. 8 June 2019.
  9. ^ "J.Mendes". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Joseph MENDES". ligue1.com. Ligue 1. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  11. ^ "Joseph Mendes". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 16 September 2019.

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