Zaine Pierre

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Zaine Pierre
Personal information
Full name Zaine Kareem Pierre
Date of birth (1993-09-21) 21 September 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth Dennery, Saint Lucia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Aversa Normanna
Number 99[1]
Youth career
2007–2009 Vieux Fort
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Square United
2010–2012 W Connection 1 (0)
2012– Genoa 0 (0)
2014 Messina (loan) 1 (0)
2014 Aversa Normanna (loan) 10 (0)
National team
2010– Saint Lucia 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 December 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:32, 15 December 2013 (UTC)

Zaine Pierre (born 21 September 1993) is a Saint Lucian international footballer who plays professionally in Italy for Genoa, as a midfielder.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Born in Dennery, Pierre began his career with Vieux Fort and Square United. On 24 February 2010, he joined TT Pro League club W Connection.[2] He made his debut for Trinidadian club W Connection on 20 September 2010.[3] Earlier that month, Pierre had gone on trial with English team Stoke City.[4] Pierre has also trialled with English clubs Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City,[5] and has attracted attention from a number of Spanish sides.[6]

In August 2011, Pierre went on trial with Italian club Genoa,[7] signing for them in April 2012.[8]

International career[edit]

Pierre made his senior debut for Saint Lucia in 2010,[9] and has played in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches for them.[10]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Saint Lucia's goal tally first.[11]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Report
1. September 6, 2011 Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia  Saint Kitts and Nevis
1–4
2–4
2014 FIFA World Cup qualification Report
Last updated 22 October 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GRIFO IN RITIRO PER LA PARTITA" (in Italian). Genoa C.F.C. 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Joel Bailey (24 February 2010). "Jean, Carrington join W Connection FC staff". Newsday. 
  3. ^ Zaine Pierre at Soccerway
  4. ^ "W Connection's Zaine Pierre on trial with Stoke City". Soca Warriors. 9 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "Arsenal, Tottenham keen on St Lucia teen Zaine Pierre". Tribal Football. 11 August 2011. 
  6. ^ James Nursey (10 August 2011). "Clubs queue up for Caribbean boy wonder". The Mirror. 
  7. ^ "W Connection's Zaine Pierre set for Genoa trial". TT Pro League. 9 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Connection's Zaine Pierre signed by Italian Serie A club Genoa". TT Pro League. 18 April 2012. 
  9. ^ Zaine Pierre at National-Football-Teams.com
  10. ^ Zaine PierreFIFA competition record
  11. ^ "CFD Profile". Caribbean Football Database. Retrieved 6 December 2014.