Yvon Mvogo

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Yvon Mvogo
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Mvogo with Young Boys in 2016
Personal information
Full name Yvon Landry Mvogo Nganoma
Date of birth (1994-06-06) 6 June 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
RB Leipzig
Number 28
Youth career
0000–2012 Young Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2017 Young Boys 124 (0)
2017– RB Leipzig 3 (0)
National team
2011 Switzerland U17 2 (0)
2012–2013 Switzerland U19 9 (0)
2013–2017 Switzerland U21 8 (0)
2018– Switzerland 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:12, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 05:05, 15 October 2015 (UTC)

Yvon Landry Mvogo Nganoma (born 6 June 1994) is a Swiss footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for RB Leipzig and the Switzerland national team.

Club career[edit]

Mvogo was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon.[2][3] He made his professional debut at 17 August 2013 in the Swiss Cup against Veyrier. He played the full game in a 0-8 away win. He wears kit number 18. His contract expires in June 2018.[2][3]

In April 2017, it was revealed that Mvogo will be joining Bundesliga and future UEFA Champions League debutants Leipzig in 1 July 2017, after signing a four-year deal with the Saxony-based club.[4]

International career[edit]

Mvogo got his first call up to the senior Switzerland squad for a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania in June 2015.[5] He was included in the Switzerland national football team 23 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.[6] He made his first appearance for the national team on 15 October 2018 against Iceland for a 2018–19 UEFA Nations League group match.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 13 December 2018[7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Young Boys 2013–14 Swiss Super League 20 0 0 0 20 0
2014–15 35 0 0 0 11[a] 0 46 0
2015–16 34 0 2 0 4[b] 0 40 0
2016–17 35 0 2 0 10[c] 0 47 0
Young Boys total 124 0 4 0 25 0 153 0
RB Leipzig 2017–18 Bundesliga 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2018–19 0 0 0 0 10[a] 0 10 0
RB Leipzig total 1 0 0 0 10 0 11 0
Career total 125 0 4 0 35 0 164 0
  1. ^ a b Appearances in the Europa League
  2. ^ Two appearances in the Champions League and two in the Europa League
  3. ^ Four appearances in the Champions League and six in the Europa League

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 24 June 2018. p. 30.
  2. ^ a b https://int.soccerway.com/players/yvon-landry--mvogo/182815/
  3. ^ a b http://www.footballdatabase.eu/football.joueurs.yvon.mvogo.143057.en.html
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 April 2017. Retrieved 8 May 2017.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Lithuania 1-2 Switzerland". dailymail.co.uk. 14 June 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/sports/dcunited/switzerland-opts-for-experience-in-world-cup-squad/2018/06/04/86572ee2-680a-11e8-a335-c4503d041eaf_story.html
  7. ^ "Y. Mvogo". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 17 January 2018.