Victor Mendy

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Victor Mendy
Personal information
Full name Victor Mendy
Date of birth (1981-12-22) 22 December 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Dakar, Senegal
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Villemomble Sports 34 (19)
2006–2007 Paris FC 30 (12)
2007–2010 FC Metz 69 (14)
2007–2008 Clermont Foot (loan) 21 (8)
2010–2011 Bucaspor 30 (3)
2011–2015 Gabala 112 (29)
2015 NorthEast United 4 (1)
National team
2009 Senegal 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 December 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 October 2009

Victor Mendy (born 22 December 1981 in Dakar) is a French-Senegalese footballer, who last played for NorthEast United FC as a striker. Previously Mendy has played in France for Villemomble Sports, Paris FC, FC Metz and Clermont Foot, Turkey for Bucaspor and Azerbaijan for Gabala.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Gabala[edit]

In the summer of 2011, Mendy signed a two-year contract with Azerbaijan Premier League side Gabala FC, taking the number 9 jersey. He made his debut in the first game of the season against Baku in a 0–0 draw on 7 August 2011.[1] His first goal for Gabala came in the 37th minute of the fourth game of the season away to Qarabağ in a game that finished in a 0–1 victory to Gabala.[2] He ended his first season in Gabala with 9 goals in all competitions. In his second season Mendy scored 6 times in 26 appearances in all competitions to leave him in joint 2nd place in Gabala's all time goal scorers chart with Deon Burton and Yannick Kamanan on 15. During Gabala's 4-0 Victory over Baku on 29 April 2012, Mendy scored Gabala's 300th goal.[3] On 15 September 2013, Mendy scored in Gabala's 1-2 away victory over AZAL to become the clubs all-time leading League goal scorer with 17.[4]

Mendy left Gabala at the end of the 2014–15 season,[5] after four-years with the club he'd scored 33 goals in 127 games.[6]

North East United[edit]

On 13 November 2015 it was announced that Victor would be joining Indian Super League team North East United FC as replacement for injured striker Boubacar Sanogo.[7]

International[edit]

On 1 April 2009, he made his debut for the Senegal national football team against Iran.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 2 December 2015[8][9][10]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2006–07 Paris FC Championnat National 30 12 30 12
2007–08 FC Metz Ligue 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007–08 Clermont Foot (Loan) Ligue 2 19 8 2 1 0 0 21 9
2008–09 FC Metz 36 5 1 0 3 1 40 6
2009–10 33 9 1 0 3 0 37 9
2010–11 Bucaspor Süper Lig 16 0 5 1 21 1
2011–12[11] Gabala FC Azerbaijan Premier League 28 8 3 1 30 9
2012–13[12] 24 6 2 0 26 6
2013–14 35 7 6 3 41 10
2014–15 25 8 2 0 2 0 29 8
2015 NorthEast United Indian Super League 4 1 4 1
Total France 118 34 4 1 6 1 128 36
Turkey 16 0 5 1 21 1
Azerbaijan 112 29 13 4 2 0 127 33
India 4 1 4 1
Career total 250 64 22 6 6 1 2 0 280 71

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Qabala vs. Bakı 0 – 0". Soccerway. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Qarabağ vs. Qabala 0 – 1". Soccerway. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Qəbələ dən 500-cü qol". gabalafc.az (in Azerbaijani). Gabala SC. 19 March 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "AZAL 1 - 2 Gabala". Soccerway. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Как Габала громила Бакы и попрощалась с Менди". http://www.azerisport.com/ (in Azerbaijani). Azerisport. 28 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  6. ^ "New footballers for Gabala". http://www.gabalafc.az/. Gabala FC. 10 June 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  7. ^ "NorthEast United sign French-Senegal forward Victor Mendy". http://www.sportskeeda.com/. sportskeeda. 13 November 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  8. ^ "V. MENDY". http://uk.soccerway.com/. Retrieved 27 January 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  9. ^ "Coupe de la ligue FIXTURES / RESULTS". http://www.ligue1.com. Retrieved 27 January 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  10. ^ "French Cup Fixtures/Results". http://www.ligue1.com. Retrieved 27 January 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  11. ^ "Premier League Stats 2011/12" (PDF). Peşəkar Futbol Liqası. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  12. ^ "Premier League Stats 2012/13" (PDF). Peşəkar Futbol Liqası. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 

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