Jeff Louis

Jeff Louis (born 8 August 1992) is a Haitian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.[1] Between 2011 and 2018 he represented the Haiti national team internationally, making 29 FIFA-official appearances and scoring 3 goals.

Jeff Louis
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Louis playing for Stade Malherbe Caen in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-08-08) 8 August 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)[1][2]
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 AS Mirebalais
2010–2012 Le Mans 32 (2)
2010–2012 Le Mans B 19 (1)
2012–2014 Nancy 43 (12)
2012–2014 Nancy B 10 (3)
2014–2015 Standard Liège 27 (3)
2015–2018 Caen 23 (1)
2015 Caen B 13 (3)
2018Quevilly-Rouen (loan) 11 (2)
National team
2011–2018 Haiti 29 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Louis spent his early career in Haiti and France with AS Mirebalais, Le Mans and Le Mans II.[1][2][3] He signed for Nancy in July 2012.[4] In May 2014 he was linked with a transfer to Scottish club Celtic.[5] In August 2014 he signed for Belgian club Standard Liège.[6] In July 2015 he signed with French club Caen.[7] Often injured, he was rarely able to play.[8] In September 2018, he was sentenced to three months in prison for traffic crime.[9] After announcing his intention to end his career because of his knee injuries,[10] he terminated his contract with Caen in November 2018.[11]

International careerEdit

Louis made his international debut for the Haitian national football team in 2011,[2] and he has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches for them.[12]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Haiti's goal tally first.[2]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 9 October 2014 Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince, Haiti   French Guiana 1–0 2–2 2014 Caribbean Cup
2. 27 March 2015 Helong Stadium, Changsha, China   China PR 1–0 2–2 Friendly
3. 24 March 2017 Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince, Haiti   Nicaragua 1–0 3–1 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup qualification
4. 3–0
5. 10 September 2018 Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince, Haiti   Sint Maarten 13–0 13–0 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League qualification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Jeff Louis at Soccerway. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "Jeff Louis". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  3. ^ Jeff Louis – French league stats at LFP (also available in French)
  4. ^ "Jeff Louis a signé" (in French). AS Nancy. 16 July 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Celtic target Nancy midfielder Jeff Louis". The Scotsman. 14 May 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Jeff LOUIS joins the "Rouches"!". Standard Liège. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Caen recrute Jeff Louis officiel (in French)". m.lequipe.fr. 20 July 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  8. ^ "Foot- France- SM Caen : Jeff Louis out pour plus d'un mois ! - Haiti-Tempo". Haiti-Tempo (in French). 4 July 2017. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Jeff Louis lourdement condamné après des délits routiers". France Football (in French). Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Jeff Louis annonce sa fin de carrière, malgré lui". www.loophaiti.com (in French). Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Ligue 1 : Séparation à l'amiable entre Jeff Louis et le SM Caen". France Bleu (in French). 15 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  12. ^ Jeff LouisFIFA competition record