Hugo Boumous

Hugo Adnan Boumous (born 24 July 1995) is a French-Moroccan attacking midfielder who most recetly played for Indian Super League club Goa.[3]

Hugo Boumous
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Boumous in 2016 with Morocco u23
Personal information
Full name Hugo Adnan Boumous[1]
Date of birth (1995-07-24) 24 July 1995 (age 25)[2]
Place of birth Rennes, France
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[2]
Playing position(s) Attacking midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Laval II 51 (11)
2014–2016 Laval 1 (1)
2016–2018 Moghreb Tétouan 37 (1)
2018–2020 Goa 42 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 February 2020

Club careerEdit

Born in Rennes, Boumous graduated from the youth academy of Laval and made his debut with the reserves in 2013 after having joined the youth team two years earlier.[2] In May 2015, he signed his first professional contract with the club and was promoted to the senior team.[4] On 22 May 2015, he made his first team debut in the last round of Ligue 2, scoring a goal after having substituted in a 3–0 victory over Charmois Niortais.[5]

On 20 July 2016, Boumous moved abroad and joined Moroccan Botola club Moghreb Tétouan, after agreeing to a three-year deal.

On 2 February 2018, he switched clubs and countries and joined Indian Super League franchise FC Goa as a replacement for Manuel Arana.[6] Two days later, he made his debut in a 2–2 draw against NorthEast United FC.[2] On 22 February, he scored his first goal in a 1–1 draw against Delhi Dynamos.He won the player of the tournament award in ISL-6.[7]

International careerEdit

In May 2016, Boumous was called up to the Morocco under-23 football team for a friendly match against Cameroon.[8] However, he was expelled from the team by the technical director after a video of Boumous smoking shisha surfaced in social media.[9]

Style of playEdit

Goal.com wrote that Boumous "often picks the ball in the middle of the park or at times from an even deeper position...He can hold the ball and make those surging runs through the middle which makes him an exciting player to watch".[10]

StatisticsEdit

As of 9 February 2020
Club Season League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Laval II 2013–14[2] Championnat National 3 7 0 7 0
2014–15[2] Championnat National 3 22 7 22 7
2015–16[2] Championnat National 3 22 4 7 0
Total 51 11 51 11
Laval 2014–15[11] Ligue 2 1 1 1 0 2 1
2015–16[11] Ligue 2 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total 1 1 2 0 3 1
Moghreb Tétouan 2016–17[12] Botola 28 1 0 0 28 1
2017–18[12] Botola 9 0 0 0 9 0
Total 37 1 0 0 37 1
Goa 2017–18[13] Indian Super League 8 2 3 3 11 5
2018–19 19 3 4 1 23 4
2019–20 15 11 0 0 15 11
Total 42 16 7 4 49 20
Career total 130 29 9 4 0 0 139 33

HonoursEdit

FC Goa

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Super Cup squads". Super Cup. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "H. Boumous". Soccerway. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  3. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/mumbai-city-agree-to-pay-record-rs-1-6-crore-transfer-fee-to-sign-hugo-from-fc-goa/articleshow/77208635.cms
  4. ^ "Hugo Boumous". Rouge Memoire. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  5. ^ "LIGUE 2 : RÉACTIONS APRÈS NIORT-LAVAL [LIGUE 2: REACTIONS AFTER NIORT-LAVAL]" (in French). Le Courrier. 23 May 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  6. ^ "ISL: FC Goa sign Hugo Boumous". Business Standard. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Indian Super League: Delhi Dynamos rally to hold FC Goa to 1-1 draw". Hindustan Times. 22 February 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Maroc U23 : Renard dévoile une liste de 20 joueurs [Morocco U23: Renard unveils a list of 20 players]" (in French). Khabar Press. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Transfert: Hugo Boumous s'engage pour 3 ans avec le Moghreb de Tétouan[Transfer: Hugo Boumous commits for 3 years with the Moghreb of Tetouan]" (in French). Sport 360. 20 July 2016. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  10. ^ "ISL 2017-18: Did FC Goa miss Hugo Boumous against Chennaiyin FC?". Goal. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  11. ^ a b "Hugo Boumous". Foot National. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  12. ^ a b "Hugo Boumous". FootballDatabase. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  13. ^ "Hugo Boumous". Flash Score. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  14. ^ "FC Goa's long wait for a trophy ends". thehindu.com. Retrieved 14 April 2019.

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