Yrondu Musavu-King

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Yrondu Musavu-King
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Musavu-King in action for Caen in 2014
Personal information
Full name Yrondu Musavu-King
Date of birth (1992-01-08) 8 January 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Libreville, Gabon
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
US Boulogne
Number 29
Youth career
1999–2003 SC Hérouville
2003–2007 USON Mondeville
2007–2012 Caen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2015 Caen II 43 (1)
2012–2015 Caen 11 (1)
2013–2014Uzès Pont du Gard (loan) 19 (0)
2015–2016 Granada 0 (0)
2016Lorient (loan) 3 (0)
2016–2018 Udinese 0 (0)
2016–2017Toulouse (loan) 3 (0)
2017–2018St. Gallen (loan) 15 (1)
2019– Boulogne 9 (0)
National team
2013– Gabon 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:33, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

Yrondu Musavu-King (born 8 January 1992) is a Gabonese professional footballer who plays for the Gabon national team mainly as a central defender. He is under contract with the French club US Boulogne. He is the son of Gabonese politician Augustin Moussavou King.[1]

Club career[edit]

Born in Libreville, Musavu-King moved to France in 1994, aged only two. In 2007, he joined SM Caen's youth setup, after representing SC Hérouville and USON Mondeville.[2]

After already playing for the reserve team, Musavu-King made his first team debut on 17 November 2012, starting in a 3–1 away win against US Breteuil, for the season's Coupe de France.[3] Six days later he made his Ligue 2 debut, playing the full 90 minutes in a 1–0 home success over Angers SCO.[4]

On 1 July 2013 Musavu-King renewed his contract for a further two seasons, until 2015,[5] and was loaned to ES Uzès Pont du Gard on 30 August.[6] After returning from loan in the 2014 summer, he was included in the main squad in Ligue 1.

Musavu-King made his top level debut on 28 September 2014, starting in a 0–0 away draw against RC Lens. He scored his first professional goal on 4 October, but in a 1–2 home loss against Olympique de Marseille.

On 2 July 2015 Musavu-King signed a five-year deal with La Liga side Granada CF.[7]

On 28 January 2016, Musavu-King was loaned to Ligue 1 side Lorient until the end of the season.[8]

In July 2016, Musavu-King joined Italian club Udinese on a free transfer.[citation needed]. On 31 August 2016, he was loaned to French club Toulouse for one season.[9]

In January 2019, he signed a contract with Boulogne. [10]

International career[edit]

Musavu-King made his debut for Gabon on 23 March 2013, starting in a 0–1 2014 World Cup qualifier loss against Congo.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mon père se présente à la présidentielle gabonaise" [My father is a candidate in the Gabonese presidential election] (in French). sofoot.com. 19 April 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Yrondu Musavu-King" (in French). SC Hérouville's official website. 19 May 2014. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  3. ^ "US Breteuil 1–3 SM Caen" (in French). Ligue de Football Professionnel. 17 November 2012. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  4. ^ "SM Caen 1–0 Angers SCO" (in French). Ligue de Football Professionnel. 23 November 2012. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Musavu-King a prolongé deux ans" [Musavu-King extended two years] (in French). L'Équipe. 1 July 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Yrondu Musavu-King et Riffi Mandanda prêtés en National" [Yrondu Musavu-King and Riffi Mandanda loaned in National] (in French). Sport Caen. 30 August 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Musavu-King, segundo refuerzo del Granada CF" [Musavu-King, second addition of Granada CF] (in Spanish). Granada's official website. 2 July 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Yrondu Musavu-King prêté au FC Lorient" [Yrondu Musavu-King on loan at FC Lorient] (in French). FC Lorient. 28 January 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  9. ^ "Yrondu Musavu-King est Toulousain !" [Yrondu Musavu-King is Toulousain !] (in French). Toulouse FC. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  10. ^ "UN RENFORT DÉFENSIF POUR LES ROUGE ET NOIR !". US Boulogne. 18 January 2019. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
  11. ^ "Congo 1–0 Gabon". FIFA.com. 23 March 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2015.

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