Denis Bouanga

Denis Athanase Bouanga (11 November 1994) is a Gabonese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Saint-Étienne.[1]

Denis Bouanga
Personal information
Full name Denis Athanase Bouanga
Date of birth (1994-11-11) 11 November 1994
Place of birth Le Mans, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Saint-Étienne
Number 20
Youth career
0000–2011 SO Maine
2011–2013 Le Mans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Mulsanne-Téloché
2014–2018 Lorient 38 (10)
2016Strasbourg (loan) 18 (5)
2016–2017Tours (loan) 36 (16)
2018–2019 Nîmes 35 (8)
2019– Saint-Étienne 16 (7)
National team
2017– Gabon 17 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 December 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2019

Club career

In July 2018, Bouanga joined Nîmes Olympique from FC Lorient on a three-year contract. The transfer fee paid to Lorient was reported as €3 million.[2][3]

On 9 July 2019, Bouanga signed with league rivals Saint-Étienne.[4]

International career

Bouanga first received a call-up to the Gabon national football team for a match against Mauritania on 28 May 2016.[5] He made the final squad for Gabon for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.[6]

International goals

Scores and results list Gabon's goal tally first.[7]
NoDateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.24 March 2017Stade Océane, Le Havre, France Guinea1–12–2Friendly
2.10 June 2017Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako, Mali Mali1–01–22019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
3.12 October 2018Stade d'Angondjé, Libreville, Gabon South Sudan1–03–0
4.15 October 2019Stade Ibn Batouta, Tangier, Morocco Morocco2–13–2Friendly
5.17 November 2019Stade de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon Angola2–02–12021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

References

  1. Denis Bouanga – French league stats at LFP
  2. "Denis Bouanga arrive à Nîmes". L'Équipe (in French). 16 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  3. "FC Lorient. Bouanga à Nîmes pour trois ans". Le Télégramme (in French). 17 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  4. "Denis Bouanga à l'ASSE jusqu'en 2023 !". AS Saint-Étienne (in French). 9 July 2019. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  5. "Gabon: Denis Bouanga convoqué avec les Panthères". 20 May 2016.
  6. Okeleji, Oluwashina (27 December 2016). "Aubameyang leads cast as hosts Gabon name final Nations Cup squad". BBC Sport. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  7. "Bouanga, Denis". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 26 March 2017.


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