Jean-Christ Wajoka

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Jean-Christ Wajoka
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-09-06) 6 September 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Bayonne, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Magenta
Number 2
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2015 Gaïtcha
2016– Magenta
National team
2016– New Caledonia 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 23 December 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 September 2019

Jean-Christ Wajoka (born September 6, 1992) is a New Caledonian footballer who plays as a defender for New Caledonian side Magenta and the New Caledonia national team.

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Playing career

Club career

As a member of Gaïtcha, Wajoka appeared in three matches at the 2014–15 OFC Champions League, scoring a brace against Tahitian champions Pirae and adding one more against the Samoan champs, Lupe o le Soaga. [1] [2]

For the next season, he made the move to Magenta, and helped them to a league title in 2016.

International career

Wajoka made his senior international debut for New Caledonia in a friendly against Vanuatu on 26 March 2016. [3]

Wajoka was called up to represent New Caledonia at the 2016 OFC Nations Cup, [4] [5] which also doubled as the second round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers for Oceania. He appeared in three matches (against Papua New Guinea, Samoa, and Tahiti, respectively) as his country finished second in their group.

National team statistics

New Caledonia national team
YearAppsGoals
201640
Total40

International goals

Scores and results list New Caledonia's goal tally first. [6]
No.DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.15 July 2019 National Soccer Stadium, Apia, Samoa Flag of French Polynesia.svg  Tahiti 2–03–0 2019 Pacific Games

Honours

Club

Magenta

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References

  1. "FC Gaitcha 5-2 AS Pirae". Oceania Football Confederation. 14 April 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  2. "FC Gaitcha 8-1 Lupe Ole Soaga". Oceania Football Confederation. 18 April 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  3. "Vanuatu 2–1 New Caledonia (match report)". worldfootball.com. Retrieved June 12, 2018.
  4. "Hosts and title-holders highlight Day 2". Oceania Football Confederation. 28 May 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  5. Charmasson, Martin (21 April 2016). "Les 23 pour la Nations Cup sont connus" (in French). France Info . Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  6. "Jean-Christ Wajoka". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 27 July 2019.