William Tonji N'Gounou (born 31 July 1983) is a Nigerien retired footballer who played as a striker.

William N'Gounou
William N'Gounou 2011.jpg
N'Gounou in 2011
Personal information
Full name William Tonji N'Gounou
Date of birth (1983-07-31) 31 July 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth Niamey, Niger
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 Kadji Sports Academy
2004–2007 AS FAN
2008–2010 FC Rosengård 53 (18)
2011–2012 IF Limhamn Bunkeflo 29 (6)
2013 KSF Prespa Birlik 20 (7)
Total 102 (31)
National team
2011–2013 Niger 17 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:58, 25 February 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:58, 25 February 2017 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

N'Gounou played for Kadji Sports Academy, AS FAN, FC Rosengård, IF Limhamn Bunkeflo and KSF Prespa Birlik.[1]

International careerEdit

He made his international debut for Niger in 2011,[1] and appeared for them in FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[2]

He was selected for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations,[3] scoring Niger's first ever and to date, only, goal in tournament history versus Tunisia in 1-2 loss.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Player profile". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  2. ^ William N'GounouFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Debutants Niger name Africa Cup of Nations squad". BBC Sport. 11 January 2012. Retrieved 30 January 2012.
  4. ^ John Bennett (29 January 2012). "Niger history-maker Tonji Ngounou looks to future". BBC Sport. Retrieved 30 January 2012.