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Marco Ilaimaharitra

Marco Ilaimaharitra (born 26 July 1995) is a French-born Malagasy footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Belgian First Division A club Sporting Charleroi and the Madagascar national team.[1] He is a former member of the under-19 and under-20 national teams of France.

Marco Ilaimaharitra
Marco Ilaimaharitra 2015.jpg
Personal information
Full name Marco Ilaimaharitra
Date of birth (1995-07-26) 26 July 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Mulhouse, France
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sporting Charleroi
Number 26
Youth career
2003 AS Coteaux Mulhouse
2004–2008 FC Mulhouse
2008–2013 Sochaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 Sochaux 91 (1)
2017– Sporting Charleroi 48 (2)
National team
2013 France U19 5 (0)
2014–2015 France U20 6 (0)
2017– Madagascar 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:06, 19 July 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:07, 19 July 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Ilaimaharitra is a youth exponent from the club. He made his full debut on 14 December 2013 in a 1–0 away defeat against OGC Nice.[2] Four days later he featured in the Coupe de la Ligue against OGC Nice.

International careerEdit

Ilaimaharitra was born in France and is of Malagasy and Reunnionais descent. Previously a youth international for France, he made his debut for Madagascar in a friendly match against Comoros on 11 November 2017.[3]

On 27 June 2019, Ilaimaharitra scored a late 76th minute free-kick against Burundi to secure a 1–0 win and historic first ever win for Madagascar in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 19 July 2019[5][1]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sochaux II 2012–13 CFA 4 0 4 0
2013–14 7 0 7 0
2014–15 3 0 3 0
2015–16 2 0 2 0
2016–17 CFA2 4 0 4 0
Total 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0
Sochaux 2013–14 Ligue 1 12 0 2 0 1 0 15 0
2014–15 Ligue 2 27 1 0 0 1 0 28 1
2015–16 29 0 5 0 2 0 36 0
2016–17 23 0 0 0 4 0 27 0
Total 91 1 7 0 8 0 0 0 106 1
Charleroi 2017–18 Belgian First Division A 23 1 3 0 10 1 36 2
2018–19 25 1 2 0 9 0 36 1
Total 48 2 5 0 0 0 19 1 72 3
Career total 159 3 12 0 8 0 19 1 198 4

InternationalEdit

As of matches played on 19 July 2019[6]
Madagascar national team
Year Apps Goals
2017 1 0
2018 4 0
2019 7 1
Total 12 1

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Madagascar's goal tally first.[6]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 27 June 2019 Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt   Burundi 1–0 1–0 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Marco Ilaimaharitra at Soccerway
  2. ^ "Nice vs. Sochaux - 14 December 2013 - Soccerway". soccerway.com.
  3. ^ "Football amical : Les Barea tenus en échec par les Cœlacanthes". 13 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Joue-la comme Ilaimaharitra".
  5. ^ "Marco Ilaimaharitra » Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Marco Ilaimaharitra". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 28 June 2019.

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