Mexer

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Mexer
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Personal information
Full name Edson André Sitoe
Date of birth (1988-09-08) 8 September 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Maputo, Mozambique
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Rennes
Number 4
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Desportivo Maputo 97 (3)
2010–2012 Sporting CP 0 (0)
2010–2012 Olhanense (loan) 39 (0)
2012–2014 Nacional 57 (2)
2014– Rennes 35 (4)
National team
2007– Mozambique 36 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 May 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, 20 November 2014 (UTC)

Edson André Sitoe (born 8 September 1988), commonly known as Mexer, is a Mozambican professional footballer who plays for French club Stade Rennais F.C. as a central defender.

Club career[edit]

Born in Maputo, Mexer began his career with Grupo Desportivo de Maputo. In January 2010 he moved to Portugal, joining Sporting Clube de Portugal for a fee of 173,000 and agreeing a two-and-a-half year contract with the option of a further three.[1][2][3]

On 24 February Mexer made his debut with a Sporting jersey in a reserve team match against C.F. Os Belenenses, for Liga Intercalar.[4] In August, 50% interests on any future transfer revenue received by Sporting were sold to Traffic Group for €87,000,[1] and he spent the 2010–11 season on loan to fellow Primeira Liga club S.C. Olhanense, making his competition debut on 11 September 2010 and playing six minutes in a 0–0 draw at precisely Sporting.

Mexer also played the 2011–12 campaign with the Algarve club, still owned by the Lions, and only missed six league games as his team again managed to retain its top level status. In the 2012 summer, he joined fellow top-divisioner C.D. Nacional.

On 19 June 2014, after a failed transfer to the French side in January, Mexer signed with Stade Rennais FC.[5] In only his second appearance in Ligue 1, on 16 August, he contributed with a two goals in a 6–2 home win over Evian Thonon Gaillard FC.[6]

International career[edit]

Mexer made his debut for Mozambique in 2007, and represented the nation at the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Oferta pública de subscrição - Prospecto" [Public offer for subscription – Prospect] (pdf) (in Portuguese). Sporting CP. 10 December 2010. Retrieved 13 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Negócio Mexer está 'fechado' (Mexer deal 'closed'); A Bola, 3 December 2009 (Portuguese)
  3. ^ "Mexer: "Venho para o meu clube do coração"" [Mexer: "I have come to the club of my heart"] (in Portuguese). Sporting's official website. 15 December 2009. Archived from the original on 18 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "Belenenses 1–2 Sporting" (in Portuguese). Academia de Talentos. 24 February 2010. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "Edson Mexer rejoint officiellement le SRFC" [Edson Mexer joins SRFC officially] (in French). Stade Rennais. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Résumé de match, Rennes-Evian TG (6–2), doublé de Toivonen, Mexer et Ntep" [Match report, Rennes-Evian TG (6–2), braces by Toivonen, Mexer and Ntep] (in French). Goal.com. 16 August 2014. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "CAN começa a aquecer" [CAN starts heating up] (in Portuguese). Record. 15 January 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 

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