Kara Mbodji

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Kara
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Personal information
Full name Serigne Modou Kara Mbodji
Date of birth (1989-11-11) 11 November 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Ndiass, Senegal
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Centre Back / Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Anderlecht
Number 4
Youth career
Diambars FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Diambars FC
2010–2012 Tromsø 70 (8)
2013–2015 Genk 92 (5)
2015– Anderlecht 61 (6)
National team
2011– Senegal U23 7 (1)
2011– Senegal 42 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:04, 21 May 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 January 2017

Serigne Modou Kara Mbodji (born 11 November 1989), commonly known as Kara or Kara Mbodji, is a Senegalese defender who currently plays for R.S.C. Anderlecht. He can be deployed as a defender, defensive midfielder or in the central midfield.

Club career[edit]

Mbodji joined the Diambars academy at 15 years old.The academy is located in Dakar Senegal. On 2 February 2010, he joined Tromsø IL. During his three seasons in the Norwegian Premier League, he was awarded best player of his team and twice second best player of the Championship.

On 31 December 2012, Mbodji joined KRC Genk for a fee of €1.4m.[1] After regularly starting for Genk in defence and winning the 2012–13 Belgian Cup, his contract was extended until June 2018.

On the 7th of August 2015, he joined R.S.C. Anderlecht for a fee of €4,5m. He signed a 4-year deal until June 2019.

Mbodji is represented by Djily Dieng of ExtraTime Sport Uk.

International career[edit]

Mbodji was a part of the Senegal selection for the 2012 Olympic Games. He was included in the Senegal national football team's squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations and scored in a 1–1 draw with South Africa in the team's second group match.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 18 May 2017
Club Season League National Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tromsø 2010[3] Tippeligaen 22 0 2 0 24 0
2011[3] 26 5 1 0 4[a] 0 31 5
2012[4] 22 3 4 0 3[a] 1 29 4
Tromsø total 70 8 7 0 7 1 84 9
K.R.C. Genk 2012–13[5] Pro League 10 2 2 0 0 0 12 2
2013–14[6] 33 0 3 0 10[a] 2 1[b] 0 47 2
2014–15[7] 30 2 1 0 31 2
2015–16[8] 2 0 2 0
Genk total 75 4 6 0 10 2 1 0 92 6
Anderlecht 2015–16[8] Pro League 32 2 0 0 9[a] 1 41 3
2016–17[9] First Division A 29 4 0 0 7[a] 0 36 4
2017–18[10] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anderlecht total 61 6 0 0 16 1 0 0 77 7
Career total 206 18 13 0 33 4 1 0 253 22
  1. ^ a b c d e Appearances in the Europa League
  2. ^ Appearance in the Belgian Super Cup

International[edit]

As of match played 28 January 2017
Scores and results list Senegal's goal tally first.[11]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 19 November 2014 Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor, Dakar, Senegal  Botswana 1–0 3–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2. 23 January 2015 Estadio de Mongomo, Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea  South Africa 1–1 1–1 2015 Africa Cup of Nations
3. 15 January 2017 Stade de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon  Tunisia 2–0 2–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Honours[edit]

Genk
Anderlecht

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "K.Mbodj". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "South Africa 1-1 Senegal". BBC. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Kara Mbodji at Soccerway. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Games played by Kara Mbodji in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  5. ^ "Games played by Kara Mbodji in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Games played by Kara Mbodji in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Games played by Kara Mbodji in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  8. ^ a b "Games played by Kara Mbodji in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  9. ^ "Games played by Kara Mbodji in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  10. ^ "Games played by Kara Mbodji in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  11. ^ "Senegal – K. Mbodji – Profile with news, career statistics and history". soccerway.com. Retrieved September 25, 2016. 

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