Kelvin Matute

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Kelvin Matute
Matute Casertana.xfc.jpg
Personal information
Full name Kelvin Ewome Matute
Date of birth (1988-10-10) 10 October 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Buea, Cameroon
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Juve Stabia
Number 8
Youth career
2006–2007 Udinese
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Udinese 0 (0)
2008–2009 Arezzo (loan) 30 (2)
2009–2010 Cesena (loan) 9 (1)
2010–2011 Triestina (loan) 19 (0)
2011–2014 Crotone 59 (2)
2011–2012 Latina (loan) 32 (1)
2014–2016 Pro Vercelli 23 (0)
2015 Crotone (loan) 16 (0)
2016–2017 Casertana 30 (2)
2017– Juve Stabia 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 January 2016.

Kelvin Ewome Matute (born (1988-10-10)10 October 1988) is a Cameroonian footballer. He currently plays in Italy for Juve Stabia.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Ewome began his career in Italy with Sarone Calcio (an amateur soccer club based in Pordenone) in 2005. However, he was noticed by Udinese, and in 2006 he joined the young team. During the season, he didn't play for the first team, but gained the shirt number 16.[1]

In February 2008 he was involved in an investigation by the Procura della Repubblica di Udine over the alleged falsification of documents. According to the Director of football of Cameroon side Acada Sport, the Italian Stefano Cusin, Ewome was born in 1985 and, during the 2005 Torneo di Viareggio played for the Africans, he left the club and changed identity.[2] However the investigation acknowledged that Matute was born in 1988, but due to this he was allowed to play only 6 games for the young team.

He was sent on loan to Lega Pro Prima Divisione club Arezzo for the 2008–09 season, where he made 32 appearances, scoring 2 goals. The team ended the season at the fourth place and reached the playoffs where was sent off by Crotone. Ewome played both legs.

On June 26, 2009 Arezzo exercised the option to obtain the 50% of the player,[3] but three days later Udinese excersided his option to obtain the whole rights of the player.[4]

The following season he joined on loan Cesena.[5] He made his debut for Cesena on August 29, 2009 as a 64th-minute substitute in a 2–0 away winning game against Gallipoli.[6] During the season, he collected 9 caps and made one goal against Salernitana. Cesena ended the season at the Second place and were directly promoted in Serie A. On 11 August 2010 he joined Triestina on loan from Udinese.[7]

Crotone[edit]

In January 2011 he was signed by F.C. Crotone in co-ownership deal. In June 2011 Udinese gave up the remain 50% registration rights to Crotone.

Matute spent 2½ season with the Serie B club, as no.26 of the team.[8][9]

Pro Vercelli[edit]

In summer 2014 he was signed by Pro Vercelli as a free agent. On 14 January 2015 Matute was signed by Crotone in a temporary deal.[10]

Pro Vercelli[edit]

Matute joined Pro Vercelli at the start of 2014–15 Serie B season as free agent.[11] He wore no.20 shirt for his new team.[12] On 14 January 2015 Matute returned to Crotone, with Mattia Sprocati moved to Vercelli.[13][14] His shirt number was changed to no.14.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Football Squads – 2006/07 Udinese squad
  2. ^ – Udinese, indagato il camerunense Matute
  3. ^ – Arezzo, riscattato dall'Udinese il 50% di Matute
  4. ^ – Arezzo, Matute torna all'Udinese
  5. ^ Lega Calcio – 2009/10 season transfers
  6. ^ Serie B – Gallipoli vs Cesena report
  7. ^ - UFFICIALE: Triestina, dall'Udinese ecco Matute
  8. ^ "Scelti i numeri di maglia per la stagione 2012/2013" (in Italian). FC Crotone. 2 August 2012. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "Stagione 2013/14, i numeri di maglia scelti dai rossoblù" (in Italian). FC Crotone. 5 August 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "Dalla Pro Vercelli arriva Matute. Secco al San Marino e Sprocati al Parma" (in Italian). F.C. Crotone. 14 January 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2015. 
  11. ^ "UFFICIALE: KELVIN MATUTE E' IL NUOVO RINFORZO DELLA PRO VERCELLI" (in Italian). FC Pro Vercelli 1892. 19 August 2014. Archived from the original on 21 August 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "I NUMERI DI MAGLIA UFFICIALI PER LA STAGIONE 2014-2015" (in Italian). FC Pro Vercelli 1892. 15 August 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  13. ^ "Dalla Pro Vercelli arriva Matute. Secco al San Marino e Sprocati al Parma" (in Italian). FC Crotone. 14 January 2015. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  14. ^ "MERCATO: UFFICIALE LA CESSIONE (IN PRESTITO) DI MATUTE AL CROTONE" (in Italian). FC Pro Vercelli 1892. 14 January 2015. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  15. ^ "#TernanaCrotone, seduta mattutina per gli squali" (in Italian). FC Crotone. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 

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