Ulrich Kapolongo

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Ulrich Kapolongo
Kapolongo at Shabab al Ordon training 2013-09-11 16-33.jpg
Kapolongo with Shabab Al-Ordon
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-07-31) July 31, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Brazzaville, Congo
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 ACNFF ? (?)
2008–2009 CARA Brazzaville ? (?)
2009–2013 Shabab Al-Ordon 42 (25)
2013–2014 Qarabağ 12 (2)
2014–2016 Teplice 28 (1)
National team
2011– Congo 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 January 2017.

Ulrich Kapolongo (born 31 July 1989 in Brazzaville) is a Congolese footballer who last played for Teplice in the Czech First League as a striker. He has been capped by Congo at international level.

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Qarabağ[edit]

In July 2013 Kapolongo signed for Azerbaijan Premier League side Qarabağ from Jordan Premier League side Shabab Al-Ordon on a two-year contract.[1]

Kapolongo made his debut for Qarabağ in the UEFA Europa League 1st Qualifying round 2nd leg match against Metalurg Skopje. coming on as a second-half substitute for Nikoloz Gelashvili.[2] His first goal for Qarabağ came two games later, again in the Europa League, in extra time against Piast Gliwice. Kapolongo secured a 2-2 draw for Qarabağ which meant they went through as 4-3 winners to the 3rd qualifying round.[3] Kapolongo went on to make his league debut on 11 August 2013 in a 5-1 vicotry over Sumgayit, again coming on as a second-half substitute for Gelashvili.[4]

FK Teplice[edit]

On 25 July 2014, Kapolongo signed for Czech First League team FK Teplice.[5]

International[edit]

Kapolongo made his national team debut on 27 March 2011 against Ghana in a 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, coming on as a substitute for Jean-Claude Mpassy.[citation needed] Kapolongo then had to wait two-years for his second cap, which came on 14 August 2013 against Tunisia in a 3-0 friendly defeat in which Kapolongo was replaced by Dzon Delarge in the 77th minute.[citation needed] His first goal for The Congo came on 7 September 2013, his third game for his country, in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Niger.[6]


Career Statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 5 March 2016[7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Qarabağ 2013–14[8] Azerbaijan Premier League 12 2 2 0 7 1 21 3
Teplice 2014–15 Czech First League 16 1 5 1 21 2
2015–16 12 0 1 0 4 1 13 0
Total 28 1 6 1 - - - - - - 34 2
Career total 40 3 8 1 - - 7 1 - - 55 5

International[edit]

Congo national team
Year Apps Goals
2011 1 0
2013 2 1
Total 3 1

Statistics accurate as of match played 7 September 2013[9]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 September 2013 Stade Général Seyni Kountché, Niamey, Niger  Niger 2–2 2–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Shabab Al-Ordon'
Qarabağ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Announced the transfer of Karabakh (PHOTO)". www.azerisport.com/az. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Qarabağ 1 - 0 Metalurg". Soccerway. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2014/matches/round=2000466/match=2012347/index.html
  4. ^ "Qarabağ 5 - 1 Sumqayıt". Soccerway. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ulrich Kapolongo posílil Teplice". http://www.fkteplice.cz (in Czech). FK Teplice. Retrieved 28 July 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  6. ^ a b "Niger 2 - 2 Congo". Fifa. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "U.Kapolongo". uk.soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "2013/2014 Stats" (PDF). pfl.az. PFL. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 
  9. ^ "Ulrich Kapolongo". National Football Teams. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 

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