Kayne Vincent

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Kayne Vincent
Personal information
Full name Kayne Vincent
Date of birth (1988-10-29) 29 October 1988 (age 30)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Air Force Central
Number 10
Youth career
1998–2001 Three Kings United
2001–2002 Metro F.C.
2003–2006 Mount Wellington
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Cerezo Osaka 4 (0)
2007–2008 Gainare Tottori 8 (2)
2008–2009 Waitakere United 8 (4)
2009–2010 Mumbai 12 (2)
2010–2011 Churchill Brothers 14 (12)
2011–2013 Prayag United 37 (22)
2013 FC Gifu 6 (0)
2014 Songkhla United 33 (12)
2015 Buriram United 3 (0)
2015Port (loan) 6 (1)
2016 Perlis FA 11 (7)
2017– Air Force Central 17 (13)
2018Kasetsart (loan) 14 (7)
National team
2006–2007 New Zealand U-20 5 (0)
2014– New Zealand 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 August 2013
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2014

Kayne Vincent (born 29 October 1988) is a New Zealand professional footballer currently playing at Air Force Central.

He was born in Auckland, New Zealand and has played football in Japan, New Zealand, India, Australia, Thailand and Malaysia. He is one of the foreign players who received the most attention in 2016 Malaysia Premier League. He was born to a Kiwi father and a Japanese mother.

Club career[edit]

Cerezo Osaka & Gainare Tottori[edit]

Vincent began his professional career for Cerezo Osaka of the J2 League. After playing for Cerezo Osaka in 2007, Vincent transferred to Gainare Tottori for the 2007/08 season.[1] There, Vincent appeared in eight matches, scoring in two of them before getting injured for three months. After his second season in Japan, Vincent transferred to Waitakere United of the ASB Premiership.

Waitakere United[edit]

In December 2008, Vincent played in Waitakere United's 1–2 loss against Adelaide United in the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup in Tokyo, Japan.[2] Vincent also scored in a 2–1 loss against the Kuwait national team.

Waitakere City F.C. & Mumbai FC[edit]

For Waitakere City F.C. in the Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Premier, Vincent scored 20 goals in 15 games, before signing a 1-year deal for Mumbai FC for the 2009–10 I-League season.[3] He Scored only 2 goals for the team but had an impressive 11 assists to his name from 12 games. After finishing his 1-year contract with the club he later on rejected a contract extension from Mumbai FC for the 2010–11 I-League season.

Churchill Brothers SC[edit]

After Mumbai FC he signed a contract with Churchill Brothers SC for the 2010–11 I-League season. He scored 12 goals and 4 assists in 15 matches.[4]

Melbourne Knights[edit]

On 1 June 2011 Vincent signed with VPL club Melbourne Knights on a short term deal during the i-League off season. At his time with the Knights he scored an impressive 7 goals in 8 matches.

Prayag United[edit]

After his stint with the Melbourne Knights Vincent signed for I-League club Prayag United S.C. for the 2011–12 season. He played in Prayag's first tournament of the season during the 2011 Indian Federation Cup where he scored one goal in three appearances. In October 2011 Prayag United came runners up in the Durand Cup losing to Churchill Brothers SC in the final on Penalties. In the I-League season, Vincent managed to score 11 goals in 18 games for Prayag United. Including the 92nd min winner against city rivals East Bengal where he ran the length of the pitch in injury time. It is believed that Vincent played this and a number of games before with a stress fracture in his heel but played as the team already had a number of injured players. He returned to the field 6 weeks later and scored the winning goal against Botafogo FC of Brazil in the 116th minute in the IFA Shield semi-final, Prayag won 1–0. At the end of season he re-signed for Prayag United for the upcoming 2012–2013 season.

FC Gifu[edit]

On 17 July 2013, Vincent signed for J2 League club FC Gifu, closing the Chapter on his career in India.[5]

Songkhla United[edit]

Vincent signed a 1-year contract for Thai Premier League club Songkhla United for the 2014 season, he managed 12 League goals in 31 appearances and 1 Cup goal in 1 Cup appearance. impressing many clubs around the country, Vincent went on to sign a contract with Thai Champions and Asian Champions League Club Buriram United for the 2015 season.

Buriram United and Port F.C.[edit]

Vincent wore the no.9 Jersey at Thai League Champion side Buriram United who was competed in the 2015 Asian Champioms League. However, he just played a few games and loaned to Port F.C.

Perlis FA[edit]

Kayne Vincent played in Malaysia 2nd division club, Perlis FA. He showed impressive gameplay in 2016 pre-season matches. Vincent scored 7 goals in 10 matches and was the clubs top scorer. After the club couldnt pay his wages due to financial difficulty, Vincent returned to Thailand, where he signed for T2 side, Air Force Central FC, who were looking for promotion for the past 3 seasons.

Air Force Central FC[edit]

Vincent signed a 2 year contract with Air Force FC, despite a few offers from T1, Vincent was focused on promotion and stated that was his challenge. An injury 3 games into the season saw Vincent sidelined for 9 matches which saw the team drop from 1st to 8th. After Vincent's return to the team, he helped the club set a record of 11 straight victories putting them back up to 1st place, scoring 11 goals after his return. Air Force Central FC have now gained promotion to T1 next season with 3 games remaining.

International career[edit]

Vincent has also played for the New Zealand under-20 national team.[6] On 6 November 2014, he earned his debut call up to the national team to face China and Thailand in friendlies.[7]


  1. ^ Waitakere United Player Profiles
  2. ^ "Match report – Adelaide United vs Waitakere United". FIFA. 11 December 2008.
  3. ^ Kayne Vincent » Club matches
  4. ^ New Churchill Brothers' Signing Kayne Vincent
  5. ^ "ヴィンセント ケイン選手、新加入のお知らせ (Notice of new signing Kayne Vincent)" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 19 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Kayne Vincent profile at NZFootball.co.nz". NZ Football. Archived from the original on 19 August 2007. Retrieved 12 July 2009.
  7. ^ "Kayne Vincent added to the All Whites squad". Stuff. Retrieved 10 November 2014.

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