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Ulysse Ndong (born 24 November 1992) is a French-born Gabonese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Qatar Stars League club Al-Khor and for the Gabon national team.

Ulysse Obame-Ndong
Personal information
Full name Ulysse Daryl Obame-Ndong
Date of birth (1992-11-24) 24 November 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Khor
Number 7
Youth career
RC Paris
2008–2010 Amiens SC
2010 Queens Park Rangers
2010–2012 AFC Wimbledon
2012–2013 Alki Larnaca
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Othellos Athienou 54 (0)
2015–2016 Ermis Aradippou 23 (0)
2016–2017 Lokomotiv GO 20 (0)
2017 Slavia Sofia 11 (0)
2018 Vereya 9 (0)
2018– Al-Khor 0 (0)
National team
2016– Gabon 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 November 2017

Club careerEdit

Ulysse Obame-Ndong started his career playing as goalkeeper and he joined with his first professional football club at the age of 16 when he joined Amiens SC from a very mythical club of Racing Club de France Colombes 92. Two years later, he went on trials to London for Queens Park Rangers F.C. where he stayed two months before joining AFC Wimbledon[1] where he played with young talents such as Huw Johnson, Jim Fenlon. On October 2012, Ulysse joined Alki Larnaca F.C. as a free agent. On June 2013, he moved to Othellos Athienou.[2] During 2014-15 with Othellos he had a very good performance and he is considered an upcoming talent.

On 16 October 2016, Ndong joined Bulgarian First League side Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa[3] but he left the club in July 2017.[4]

On 1 September 2017, Ndong signed with Slavia Sofia.[5]

On 1 July 2018, Ndong signed with Qatari club Al-Khor for two years.[6]

International careerEdit

Ndong is born in France to parents of Gabonese descent. He was called up to the Gabon national football team for a set of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches and made his debut in a 1-0 loss against Sierra Leone.[7][8]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 11 December 2017.[9]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Othellos Athienou 2013–14 Cypriot Second Division 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 0
2014–15 Cypriot First Division 27 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 30 0
Ermis Aradippou 2015–16 23 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 25 0
Lokomotiv GO 2016–17 Bulgarian First League 20 0 0 0 0 0 4[a] 0 24 0
Slavia Sofia 2017–18 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
Career total 108 0 7 0 0 0 4 0 119 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AFC Wimbledon Reserves Squad
  2. ^ Découverte : Ulysse Obame Ndong , un jeune Gabonais en D1 Chypriote
  3. ^ "Локо (ГО) взе габонски национал" (in Bulgarian). sportal.bg. 16 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Решение СТК 11.07.2017 г" (in Bulgarian). bfunion.bg. 11 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Славия привлече Ндонг" (in Bulgarian). pfcslavia.com. 1 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Transferts : Ulysse Ndong (FC Vereya) signe à Al-Khor (Qatar)" (in French). football365.fr. 1 July 2018.
  7. ^ http://africanfootball.com/news/619999/Biyogo-Poko-Palun-out-of-Gabon-squad
  8. ^ http://fegafoot.com/content/elim-can-2017-le-gabon-sincline-1-0-en-sierra-leone
  9. ^ Soccerway profile

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