Mathieu Dossevi

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Mathieu Dossevi
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Dossevi playing for Olympiacos in Europa League.
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-02-12) 12 February 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Chambray-les-Tours, France
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Toulouse
Number 14
Youth career
1998–2005 Tours
2005–2008 Le Mans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Le Mans 44 (6)
2010–2014 Valenciennes 111 (10)
2014–2016 Olympiacos 28 (4)
2015–2016Standard Liège (loan) 23 (5)
2016–2018 Standard Liège 25 (0)
2017–2018Metz (loan) 31 (1)
2018– Toulouse 32 (4)
National team
2008–2009 France U20 4 (1)
2010–2011 France U21 7 (3)
2014– Togo 27 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2018

Mathieu Dossevi (born 12 February 1988) is a Togolese footballer who plays for Ligue 1 side FC Toulouse and the Togo national team as a winger.

Career[edit]

Valenciennes[edit]

Dossevi joined Valenciennes from Le Mans in the summer of 2010 and played 110 times for them scoring eleven goals for Ligue 1. On 18 March 2014, Dossevi stated that he would leave Valenciennes at the end of the season.[1]

Olympiacos[edit]

In July 2014, Dossevi signed for the Greek champions Olympiakos, for an undisclosed fee.[2][3]

While former manager Michel had been reluctant to play him regularly, new manager Vítor Pereira used him twice in a row in the starting line-up and Dossevi proved his quality by scoring both against Skoda Xanthi and Panetolikos in the Greek Super League.[4]

Standard Liège (loan)[edit]

On 1 September 2015, he signed a one-year contract with Standard Liège on loan from Olympiakos.[5]

Standard Liège[edit]

In January 2016, Standard Liège exercised its option to sign Dossevi permanently until the summer of 2020, for a transfer fee of €1.3 million.[6]

FC Metz (loan)[edit]

On 31 August 2017, he signed a season-long contract with Ligue 1 club FC Metz on loan from Standard Liège while Metz was given an option to purchase the player at the end of the season,[7] and Metz definitively bought Dossevi on 30 May for a transfer fee of €3 million, even though they were relegated to French second tier.[8]

Toulouse[edit]

On 3 August 2018, Toulouse announced the signing of the third best passer of last season behind Neymar and Florian Thauvin. Dossevi has signed a two-year contract, for a transfer fee of €2.5 million.[9]

International career[edit]

The French-born player has featured for the French under-20 and U-21 national teams, but is now a member of the Togolese national team, for which he was called up to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

International goals[edit]

As of match played 12 November 2017. Togo score listed first, score column indicates score after each Dossevi goal.[10]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 27 May 2016 Stade de Kégué, Lomé, Togo 10  Zambia 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2 4 September 2016 Stade de Kégué, Lomé, Togo 12  Djibouti 2–0 5–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
3 20 January 2017 Stade d'Oyem, Oyem, Gabon 16  Morocco 1–0 1–3 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
3 31 August 2017 Stade Adrar, Agadir, Morocco 18  Niger 2–0 2–0 Friendly
5 12 November 2017 Stade de Kégué, Lomé, Togo 21  Mauritius 1–0 6–0 Friendly

Personal life[edit]

Dossevi and his brother Thomas, a Togolese international footballer, are the sons of Pierre-Antoine Dossevi, who played for Paris Saint-Germain in the 70s. His uncle Othniel, another former PSG footballer, is the father of pole vaulter Damiel Dossevi, who competes for France.

Honours[edit]

Olympiacos

Standard Liège

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dossevi hints at Valenciennes exit". africafootballshop.com. 18 March 2014.
  2. ^ "N'Dinga et Dossevi à l'Olympiakos". Foot123.fr (in French). 8 July 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Arthur Masuaku and Matthieu Dossevi Sign With Olympiacos FC". www.axortagos.gr. 8 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Dossevi back into Olympiakos form". www.sdna.gr. 19 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Standard Liège : M.Dossevi et S.Yatabaré en prêt" (in French). www.mercato365.com. 1 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Standard Liege bought Dossevi from Olympiakos". www.sdna.gr. 22 January 2016.
  7. ^ "Football : Matthieu Dossevi prêté au FC Metz". Le Républicain Lorraine (in French). 31 August 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  8. ^ foot-national.com (30 May 2018). "Metz : Option levée pour Dossevi (off)". Foot National (in French). Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Matthieu Dossevi (Metz) signe à Toulouse (officiel)" (in French). www.lequipe.fr. 3 August 2018.
  10. ^ Mathieu Dossevi at Soccerway

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