Pierre Njanka

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Pierre Njanka
Personal information
Full name Pierre Djaka Njanka-Beyaka
Date of birth (1975-03-15) March 15, 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Douala, Cameroon
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993 Tigre Douala
1994 Rail Douala
1995–1998 Olympic Mvolyé 87 (1)
1999 Neuchâtel Xamax 24 (0)
2000–2001 RC Strasbourg 45 (0)
2002 RC Strasbourg B 5 (0)
2003 RC Strasbourg 9 (0)
2003–2005 CS Sedan Ardennes 52 (0)
2006 Istres 14 (0)
2006 Stade Tunisien 5 (0)
2006–2007 Club Africain
2007–2008 Al-Wehda
2008–2009 Persija Jakarta 27 (0)
2009–2010 Arema Indonesia 38 (10)
2010–2011 Atjeh United 12 (2)
2011–2012 Mitra Kukar 11 (1)
2012–2013 Persisam Putra Samarinda 29 (2)
National team
1994–2004 Cameroon 47 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 May 2013.

Pierre Djaka Njanka-Beyaka (born 15 March 1975) is a Cameroonian football player. He is previously playing in Indonesia for Persisam Putra Samarinda on Indonesia Super League. Njanka played for Cameroon at the 1998 and 2002 World Cups, as well as the 2004 African Nations Cup. He has been capped 47 times for his country. He scored a goal against Austria in World Cup 1998, for which the commentator said he "tore through the heart of the Austrian defence", before placing the ball in the top corner of the net.

Njanka previously played for RC Strasbourg, CS Sedan and FC Istres in the French Ligue 1 and Ligue 2.[1] Whilst at Strasbourg Njanka played in the 2001 Coupe de France Final in which they beat Amiens SC on penalties.[2] He also had a trial with English Premier League side Sunderland A.F.C. in July 2000 and played in a pre-season match between Sunderland and KV Mechelen.[3]

Honours[edit]

Club honors[edit]

RC Strasbourg
Arema Indonesia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pierre Njanka – French league stats at LFP
  2. ^ "Strasbourg 0-0 Amiens". lequipe.fr. 26 May 2001. Retrieved 28 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "KV Mechelen 2 Sunderland 2 (Friendly)". 1sunderland.com. 26 July 2000. Retrieved 16 March 2011. 

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