Joël Wakanumuné

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Joël Wakanumuné
Personal information
Full nameJoël Wapaeat Wakanumuné
Date of birth (1986-09-30) 30 September 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Nouméa, New Caledonia
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
AS Tiga Sports
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2002–2005 Mont-Dore
2005–2006 Poitiers
2006–2008 Nevers
2008–2009 Mont-Dore
2009 Jura Sud
2010–2011 SN Imphy Decize
2011–2014 Chambéry 32 (1)
2014–2016 Aix 33 (0)
2016 Magenta
2017 AS Auteuil
2018– AS Tiga Sports
National team
2011– New Caledonia 30 (1)
* 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

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References

  1. FIFA. "FIFA Player Statistics: Joel WAKANUMUNE". Retrieved on April 15, 2013.
  2. FIFA. "Match Report: Tahiti - New Caledonia 1:0 (1:0)". June 10, 2012. Retrieved on April 15, 2013.