Wesley Fofana

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Wesley Fofana
USO-ASM - 20140927 - Wesley Fofana.jpg
Fofana in 2014
Date of birth (1988-01-20) 20 January 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 93 kg (14 st 9 lb; 205 lb)[1]
School College Georges Braque
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre, Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
-2008
2008–
PUC
Clermont

128

(215)
Correct as of 23 September 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012– France 44 (70)
Correct as of 26 November 2016

Wesley Fofana (born 20 January 1988) is a French rugby union player, of Malian descent, who plays for ASM Clermont Auvergne and the France national rugby union team. He plays as a wing or centre, and won the Top 14 with Clermont in 2010. In France he is known as 'Le Guépard' (The Cheetah) for his pace.

Biography[edit]

He joined ASM Clermont Auvergne's youth team in 2008. He made his senior debut in 2009 and then helped the club win the French championship the following year.[citation needed]

International career[edit]

He made his senior international debut for France in a Six Nations game against Italy in February 2012, scoring a try.[2] He continued this excellent form, scoring in the next match versus Scotland and adding further scores against Ireland and then a 75th minute try against England scoring four tries in his first four ever international matches. In the 2013 six nations he scored a memorable 70 metres solo try against England in Twickenham from inside the French half evading several tackles on the way, however England won the game 23–13.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.asm-rugby.com/joueur-asm-rugby/wesley-fofana
  2. ^ Standley, James (4 February 2012). "Six Nations: France 30–12 Italy". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 

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