Jérôme Onguéné


Jérôme Junior Onguéné (born 22 December 1997) is a Cameroonian footballer who plays for Italian side Genoa on loan from FC Red Bull Salzburg and the Cameroon national football team.

Jérôme Onguéné
Personal information
Full name Jérôme Junior Onguéné[1]
Date of birth (1997-12-22) 22 December 1997 (age 23)
Place of birth Mbalmayo, Cameroon
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Genoa (on loan from Red Bull Salzburg)
Number 25
Youth career
2009–2011 AS Illzach Modenheim
2011–2013 Sochaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Sochaux 45 (1)
2017–2018 VfB Stuttgart 0 (0)
2017–2018Red Bull Salzburg (loan) 17 (4)
2017–2018FC Liefering (loan) 3 (0)
2018– Red Bull Salzburg 28 (3)
2021–Genoa (loan) 3 (0)
National team
2012–2013 France U16 16 (3)
2013 France U17 2 (0)
2014–2015 France U18 3 (0)
2015–2016 France U19 16 (2)
2016–2017 France U20 8 (1)
2018– Cameroon 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:45, 8 April 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2018

Club career


On 31 January 2017, Onguéné moved to VfB Stuttgart.[2] He was loaned to FC Red Bull Salzburg on 31 August 2017 until the end of the season.[3] In June 2018 Onguéné moved permanently to Salzburg.[4]

On 15 January 2021, Onguéné moved to Serie A club Genoa, on a loan until the end of the season.[5] The loan includes an option to buy.[5]

International career


Onguéné won the 2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship with France. In August 2018 Onguéné switched his allegiance to Cameroon and was nominated for the match against Comoros in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification Group B.[6] He made his debut for Cameroon in a 1–0 win over Malawi national football team on 12 October 2018.[7]

Career statistics


Club

As of 8 March 2019[8]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Sochaux 2014–15 Ligue 2 30001040
2015–16 3216020401
2016–17 1000040140
Total 4516070581
VfB Stuttgart II 2016–17 Regionalliga Südwest 2020
Red Bull Salzburg (loan) 2017–18 Austrian Football Bundesliga 1744110225
FC Liefering (loan) 2017–18 Austrian First League 300030
Red Bull Salzburg 2018–19 Austrian Football Bundesliga 713040141
Red Bull Salzburg total 24571005000366
Career total 746131705000997

Honours


International

France U19

References


  1. "FIFA U-20 World Cup Republic of Korea 2017: List of players" (PDF). 9 June 2017. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  2. "Jérôme Onguéné sign VfB". VfB Stuttgart. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  3. "Jérôme Onguéné released on loan". VfB Stuttgart. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  4. "Jérôme Onguéné makes permanent Salzburg move". VfB Stuttgart. 15 June 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  5. "Onguene done deal for Genoa". Football Italia. January 15, 2021. Retrieved January 15, 2021.
  6. "Comores-Cameroun : Les 23 de Clarence Seedorf" (in French). Cameroonian Football Federation. 20 August 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  7. "Cameroon overcome Malawi in Yaounde".
  8. "Jérôme Onguéné Socceway Profile". Retrieved 25 July 2016.