Michael Casanova

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Michael Casanova
Personal information
Full name Michael Casanova
Date of birth (1989-05-04) 4 May 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Lugano, Switzerland
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
FC Lugano
Youth career
2001–2006 Team Ticino U-18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 FC Lugano 0 (0)
2008–2010 FC Locarno 27 (0)
2010– FC Lugano 6 (0)
National team
2004–2005 U16 (Switzerland) Olympics games
2005–2006 U17 (Switzerland) 4 (0)
2006–2007 U18 (Switzerland) 2 (0)
2007–2008 U19 (Switzerland) 1 (0)
2008–2009 U20 (Switzerland) 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Michael Casanova (born 4 May 1989 in Lugano) is a Swiss footballer who plays for FC Lugano.


He began his career with Team Ticino U-18 the youthteam of Lugano and was in summer 2006 promoted to the first team. He played in the Lugano senior team his professionell debut and joined the Challenge League team FC Locarno on 27 September 2008. In the summer 2009 twoSuper League teams, BSC Young Boys and FC Sion were interested in this player. In the summer of 2010, after a long and complicated process, he was transferred back to Lugano.

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