Nicolas Diguiny

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Nicolas Diguiny
Personal information
Full name Nicolas Diguiny[1]
Date of birth (1988-05-31) 31 May 1988 (age 30)
Place of birth Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Winger / Attacking midfielder / Forward
Club information
Current team
Aris
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2013 Vannes 133 (20)
2013–2014 Le Poiré-sur-Vie 27 (5)
2014–2016 Panthrakikos 55 (8)
2016–2018 Atromitos 38 (14)
2018– Aris 27 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 May 2019

Nicolas Diguiny (born 31 May 1988) is a French professional footballer who plays for Greek club Aris as a forward or an attacking midfielder.

Career[edit]

France[edit]

Born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Diguiny arrived at Vannes OC in 2005, and played for the club for 8 consecutive seasons, from the youth team through the first team. In January 2013, his name was mentioned by stopping a penalty from Metz striker Yeni Ngbakoto in the second half, helping his club to escape with an 1–1 away draw. Two weeks later, he scored four times in a 5–0 win against US Quevilly in the CFA. He also scored for Vannes in the league in a 1–0 win against Poiré-sur-Vie.

Greece[edit]

Panthrakikos[edit]

In the summer of 2014, Diguiny signed for Panthrakikos of the Greek Super League. He played with former French players like El Fardou Ben Nabouhane, a former Vannes player and top scorer in the Greek Super League, and ex-Monaco and Argentine international Javier Saviola.[2]

Atromitos[edit]

On 9 June 2016, Atromitos announced Diguiny's signing for the next two years.[3] On 30 April 2017, in the last matchday of the 2016–17 season, he scored a brace in a 4–1 home win against Platanias.

On 22 April 2018, in his 100th appearance in Greece, Diguiny scored three goals in a 4–1 home win game against Platanias, which secured Atromitos the fourth place in the league.[4] He finished the 2017–18 season with 10 goals and 7 assists in the domestic competitions.[5]

Aris[edit]

On 26 June 2018, Diguiny, having been released by Atromitos, signed a two-season contract with newly promoted Aris.[5] On his debut, a 3–0 away win against Lamia, he scored with a header, receiving the MVP award as well.[6] On 2 September 2018, he sealed a 2–0 home win against AEL.[7] On 15 December 2018, he scored in a 2–1 home loss against Panetolikos.[8] On 20 December 2018, he scored a brace in an 3–2 away loss against Ergotelis, which eliminated his team from the Greek Cup round of 16.[9]

On 11 February 2019, Diguiny scored in a 3–0 away win against Asteras Tripolis.[10] On 18 March 2019, he scored a brace against Apollon Smyrnis, helping to a 5–0 home win.[11] On 5 May 2019, in the last matchday of the season, he scored a brace, helping to a remarkable 7-2 home win against Xanthi. [12]

Personal life[edit]

Born in France, Diguiny is of Ivorian descent.[13]

Career statistics (in Greece)[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 5 May 2019
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Panthrakikos 2014–15 Superleague 30 4 2 0 32 4
2015–16 25 4 0 0 25 4
Total 55 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 57 8
Atromitos 2016–17 Superleague 10 4 1 0 11 4
2017–18 28 10 6 0 34 10
Total 38 14 7 0 0 0 0 0 45 14
Aris 2018–19 Superleague 27 8 3 2 30 10
Total 27 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 30 10
Career total 120 30 12 2 0 0 0 0 132 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France - N. Diguiny - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Football : Un ancien Vannetais file en Grèce". 5 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Diguiny: "Βήμα στην καριέρα μου ο Ατρόμητος" - SPORT365". 6 September 2016.
  4. ^ Team, Onsports (22 April 2018). "Ατρόμητος-Πλατανιάς 4-1: "Όργια" Ντιγκινί στο Περιστέρι".
  5. ^ a b "Επίσημο: Στον Άρη για δύο χρόνια ο Ντιγκινί". www.sport24.gr. 27 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Άρης να γουστάρεις, 3-0 τη Λαμία στο ΔΑΚ". www.sport24.gr. 27 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Έφτανε ένα πεντάλεπτο στον Άρη, 2-0 την ΑΕΛ στο Καυτανζόγλειο". www.sport24.gr. 2 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Άρης - Παναιτωλικός 1-2: Παναιτωλικός για Ευρώπη, νίκησε τους 10 "κίτρινους"". www.sport24.gr. 15 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Εργοτέλης - Άρης 3-2: Οι Κρητικοί πέταξαν εκτός Κυπέλλου τους "κίτρινους"". www.sport24.gr. 20 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Αστέρας - Άρης 0-3: Κίτρινη "καταιγίδα" στην Τριπόλη". www.sport24.gr. 11 February 2019.
  11. ^ "Αρης - Απόλλων 5-0: Έστησε πάρτι Ευρώπης". www.sport24.gr. 18 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Άρης - Ξάνθη 7-2: Μπαλάρα από τους "κιτρινόμαυρους", διέσυραν τους Ακρίτες". www.sport24.gr. 5 May 2019.
  13. ^ "Nicolas Diguiny, l'aplomb à retardement".

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