Serge Akakpo

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Serge Akakpo
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Personal information
Full name Serge Ognadon Akakpo
Date of birth (1987-10-15) 15 October 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Lomé, Togo
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Gaziantep BB
Youth career
2000–2004 Auxerre
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Auxerre B 54 (0)
2006–2009 Auxerre 33 (0)
2009–2010 Vaslui 18 (2)
2010–2011 Celje 31 (3)
2012–2013 Žilina 51 (5)
2014–2015 FC Hoverla Uzhhorod 30 (1)
2015–2016 1461 Trabzon 21 (0)
2016 Trabzonspor (loan) 7 (1)
2016–2017 Trabzonspor 7 (0)
2017– Gaziantep BB 0 (0)
National team
2005–2006 France U17 2 (0)
2006–2007 France U19 5 (0)
2008 Benin B 1 (0)
2008– Togo 48 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:00, 2 February 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 03:00, 2 February 2017 (UTC)

Serge Ognadon Akakpo (born 15 October 1987) is a Togolese footballer who currently plays as a centre-back for TFF First League side Gaziantep BB.[1]

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Akakpo began his career with Auxerre after breaking through the youth academy, he made his first-team debut with Auxerre in July 2007.[2][3] Akakpo left Auxerre on a free transfer in January 2009 and moved to Liga I team Vaslui in Romania on a lucrative deal.[4] He subsequently had spells with Celje and Žilina in Slovenia and Slovakia respectively.[5] In 2014, Akakpo joined Ukrainian club FC Hoverla Uzhhorod. He made 30 Premier League appearances for Hoverla before leaving.[5] Akakpo played for 1461 Trabzon of TFF First League in 2015 prior to completing a loan move to Süper Lig team Trabzonspor, after seven appearances the club signed him on a permanent contract.[5] On 31 January 2017, Akakpo joined Turkish second tier side Gaziantep BB.[5][6]

International[edit]

Akakpo has represented the Togo national football team since 2008, becoming captain on numerous occasions.[5] He played his first international game for Togo, on 10 September 2008, against Zambia in Chililabombwe. Before representing Togo, he played for France at U17 and U19 level and also played one match for the Benin B national team. In January 2010, Akakpo was one of the players involved when the Togo national team's bus came under a gunfire attack on the way to the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 2 February 2017.[5]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup[a] League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Gaziantep BB 2016–17 TFF First League 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. ^ Includes the Turkish Cup.

International[edit]

As of 2 February 2017.[5]
National team Year Apps Goals
Togo
2008 2 0
2009 6 0
2010 4 0
2011 6 0
2012 7 0
2013 8 0
2014 4 1
2015 4 1
2016 4 0
2017 3 0
Total 48 2

International goals[edit]

As of 2 February 2017. Scores and results list Zimbabwe's goal tally first.[5]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 15 October 2014 Stade de Kégué, Lomé, Togo  Uganda 1–0 1–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2 4 September 2015 El Hadj Hassan Gouled Aptidon Stadium, Djibouti City, Djibouti  Djibouti 1–0 2–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

Personal life[edit]

Akakpo is, along with his former teammate Irélé Apo, of Beninense and Togolese descent, he holds also besides the French passport.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Žilina

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trabzonspor’da Esteban ile Akakpo takıma katıldı, fanatik.com.tr, 27 June 2016
  2. ^ http://www.francefootball.fr/FF/stats/fj/FicheJoueur22617.html
  3. ^ http://www.vi.nl/Spelers/Speler/SergeAkakpo.htm
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "Serge Akakpo profile". Soccerway. 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "Serge Ognadon Akakpo profile". Turkish Football Federation. 2 February 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017. 
  7. ^ "Togo government tells team to quit Cup of Nations". BBC Sport. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 2 February 2017. 

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