Marlin Piana

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Marlin Piana
Personal information
Full name Marlin Kikeba Piana
Date of birth (1982-07-17) 17 July 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Kinshasa, Zaire
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Ashton United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 Troyes B 52 (16)
2001–2002 Troyes 2 (0)
2003–2004 Oțelul Galați 11 (0)
2004 Sint-Truidense 5 (0)
2005 Lommel United 12 (5)
2006–2007 Clermont Foot
2007–2008 Ironi Kiryat Shmona
2009–2010 Ashton United 2
2011 Congleton Town[1] 2 (1)
2011– Ashton United
National team
2002–2004 Congo DR 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Marlin Kikeba Piana (born July 17, 1982) is a Congolese footballer who plays for Ashton United.

Career[edit]

Piana began his career in France for Troyes AC in Ligue 1.[2]

He was part of the Congolese 2004 African Nations Cup team, who finished bottom of their group in the first round of competition, thus failing to secure qualification for the quarter-finals.[3]

In February 2007, he was on trial at English Football League One side Leyton Orient.

In July 2009, Piana joined Northern Premier League side Ashton United but suffered a knee injury that ruled him out for the majority of the season.[4] He left the club in September 2010.

He later returned to Ashton United for a second spell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.congletontownfc.co.uk/club/159688/Players/view/2025414
  2. ^ Marlin Piana – French league stats at LFP
  3. ^ "Jubiläum für die DR Kongo" (in German). FIFA.de. 2003-09-17. 
  4. ^ "Win at Ashton". Buxton FC Sport. 2009-08-31. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 

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