Thierry Ekwalla

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Thierry Ekwalla
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-11-28) 28 November 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Douala, Cameroon
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Treviso
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Città di Jesolo 15 (1)
2004–2006 Čukarički Stankom 12 (0)
2006–2007 Un. Cluj 0 (0)
2007 CSM Râmnicu Vâlcea
2008 FCM Câmpina 9 (0)
2008–2009 San Donà Jesolo 17 (0)
2009–2011 Città di Concordia [1] 36 (4)
2011–2012 Opitergina 27 (3)
2012–2014 Gruaro
2015 La Salute
2016 San Donà Jesolo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Thierry Ekwalla (born 28 November 1983) is a Cameroonian footballer who played in Italy, Serbia and Romania. He also holds Italian citizenship.[2]

Career[edit]

Ekwalla left Cameroon at age 17 and arrived to Italy first playing in the youth team of Treviso F.B.C.[3][4] and then, as a senior, between 2002 and 2004, with U.S. Città di Jesolo.[5] Ekwalla then signed a professional contract in Serbia with FK Čukarički Stankom andplayed in the 2004-05 season.[6][7] In summer 2005 he had trials at French side Olympique de Marseille and Romanian side CSM Jiul Petroșani but Čukarički was asking for a to high price.[3] He played the season 2005–06 in Serbian second level, the Serbian First League. A year later, he became free-agent and moved to Romania[3] signing with FC Universitatea Cluj. Later he also played in Romania with CSM Râmnicu Vâlcea[8] and FCM Câmpina.[9]

He returned to Italy in 2008 to played with S.S.D. Calcio San Donà one season.[5] He then played two seasons with A.C.D. Città di Concordia.[10][9]

In season 2011–12 he played with U.S. Opitergina in the Eccellenza Veneto.[11]

In season 2012–13, after making 6 appearances with Città di Concordia,[2] he left the club and joined A.C.D. Gruaro[2][9] also playing in Eccellenza Veneto league.[12] Gruaro got relegated, but Ekwalla still played till the winter-break of the 2014–15 season when he moved to La Salute.[13] A year later, in the following winter-break, he moved to Jesolo.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Note: stats only for the 2009/10 season.
  2. ^ a b c Insulti razziali a un compagno, Michielet sospeso dal Gruaro at portogruaro.net, 31-1-2013, retrieved 18-11-2016 (Italian)
  3. ^ a b c FC Arges testează un camerunez fost la Treviso at topsport.ro, 18-8-2006, retrieved 18-11-2016 (Romanian)
  4. ^ Profile at Srbijafudbal.net
  5. ^ a b Ekwalla: Derby deciso da un episodio. Peccato ma vogliamo ancora lottare per il secondo posto at U.S. Opitergina official website, 28-2-2012, retrieved 18-11-2016 (Italian)
  6. ^ "Serbia and Montenegro 2004/05 - Match Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-01-07. 
  7. ^ Godišnjak 2004-05 pag. 34
  8. ^ U Cluj 2007/08 at romaniansoccer.ro
  9. ^ a b c Thierry Ekwalla at zerozero.pt
  10. ^ Ekwalla signs with Concordia at Calciomercato
  11. ^ Thierry Ekwalla at fcdolo1909.it
  12. ^ Ekwalla: insulti razzisti? Io non li ho sentiti at qdpnews.it, 1-2-2013, retrieved 18-11-2016 (Italian)
  13. ^ a b Thierry Ekwalla at tuttocampo.it

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