|Full name||Joël Wapaeat Wakanumuné|
|Date of birth||30 September 1986|
|Place of birth||Nouméa, New Caledonia|
|AS Tiga Sports|
|2010–2011||SN Imphy Decize|
|2018–||AS Tiga Sports|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 2 May 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 May 2018
Joël Wakanumuné (born 30 September 1986) is a New Caledonian international footballer who plays for the New Caledonian side Magenta in the New Caledonia Super Ligue, and the New Caledonia national team.
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Wakanumuné represented New Caledonia in ten qualifying matches for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, as well as the 2012 OFC Nations Cup.He also appeared in the OFC Nations Cup final, in which New Caledonia lost 1-0 to Tahiti.
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