Roly Bonevacia

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Roly Bonevacia
Roly Bonevacia Western Sydney Wanderers player.jpg
Bonevacia with Western Sydney in 2017
Personal information
Full nameRolieny Nonato Luis Bonevacia [1]
Date of birth (1991-10-08) 8 October 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Lelystad, Netherlands
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) [2]
Playing position(s) Defensive midfielder [2]
Club information
Current team
Al-Fujairah
Youth career
VV Reiger Boys [3]
2001–2010 Ajax
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2010–2013 Ajax 1 (0)
2011–2012NAC Breda (loan) 17 (0)
2013Roda JC (loan) 16 (1)
2013–2014 Roda JC 23 (0)
2014–2017 Wellington Phoenix 80 (14)
2017–2019 Western Sydney Wanderers 44 (8)
2019–2020 Al-Faisaly 22 (2)
2020– Al-Fujairah 0 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Netherlands U-17 9 (0)
2009–2010 Netherlands U-19 3 (0)
2019– Curaçao 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 29 October 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 June 2019

Rolieny Nonato Luis Bonevacia (born 8 October 1991) is a professional footballer who plays as an defensive midfielder for Al-Fujairah in the UAE Pro League. He has played international football at youth level for the Netherlands, while at senior level he represents Curaçao, making his first official appearance for them in June 2019.

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Career

Bonevacia was born in Lelystad and started playing football with VV Reiger Boys in Heerhugowaard, North Holland. [3] [4] Different professional clubs were interested in signing the youngster, including AZ and AFC Ajax, for whom he finally signed his first youth contract in the summer of 2001. [4] Until 2010, Bonevacia played in the Ajax Academy, first as a central defender and later as a defensive midfielder. [5] In July 2008, Bonevacia signed his first professional contract for Ajax, a three-year deal until 2011. [4] [6] He was considered to be a top prospect at Ajax. [7]

Ajax

At the beginning of the 2010–11 season, Bonevacia was added to Ajax's senior squad by manager Martin Jol. He made his Eredivisie debut in the starting line-up on 14 August 2010 in a 4–2 victory over Vitesse at the Amsterdam ArenA. [8] His second appearance came on 22 September 2010 in the KNVB Cup where he started and played the full 90 minutes in the 5–0 win against MVV Maastricht at home.

Bonevacia made no further appearances for the first team following the resignation of Martin Jol, and was loaned out to NAC Breda the following season.

NAC Breda

In the summer of 2011, Bonevacia was sent on loan to NAC Breda until the end of the season. [9] He played 17 matches in the Eredivisie. At the end of the 2011–12 season, he returned to Ajax, where he attempted to earn a regular place in the first team.

Roda JC Kerkrade

After only making two regular season appearances for Ajax under then coach Martin Jol and making no further appearances during the 2012–13 season, except in pre-season in friendly encounters, Bonevacia was sent on loan to Roda JC Kerkrade until the end of the 2012–13 season. [10] Following his loan spell, Roly Bonevacia signed a two-year contract with Roda JC, binding him to the club from Limburg until the summer of 2015.

Wellington Phoenix

Bonevacia playing for Wellington in 2016 Roly Bonevacia.jpg
Bonevacia playing for Wellington in 2016

On 25 July 2014 Bonevacia signed for New Zealand club Wellington Phoenix in the A-League on a 2-year deal. [11] He re-signed with the Wellington Phoenix until 2016–17 claiming he wouldn't consider leaving until he has won the A-league. [12]

Western Sydney Wanderers

On 16 May 2017 Bonevacia signed for Australia club Western Sydney Wanderers who also play in the A-League on a 2-year deal, leaving Wellington Phoenix before he won the A-league. [13]

Al-Faisaly FC

On 12 May 2019, Al-Faisaly has signed Bonevacia for one seasons from Western Sydney Wanderers. [14]

Fujairah FC

On 4 August 2020, Al-Fujairah has signed Bonevacia for one seasons from Al-Faisaly. [15]

International

Netherlands youth teams

Bonevacia was a member of the Dutch squad at the 2008 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship, having also represented the U-17 Oranje in the qualification rounds for the tournament. [16]

Since 2009, Bonevacia has represented the Netherlands U-19 team in the qualification rounds for the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship. He made his debut for the team in a match against Cyprus, and also played in qualification matches against the Czech Republic and Malta. [17] [18] [19]

Curaçao

In April 2015, Bonevacia expressed a desire to potentially represent Curaçao, the country of his parents' birth. [20] In June 2015, Bonevacia was named to the national squad for a friendly against Trinidad and Tobago and 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cuba. [21] However, Bonevacia did not appear in any of the three matches, and only joined for an unofficial friendly against Suriname in Almere. [22] [23] [24] He was named to the Curaçao preliminary squad for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup in May 2019. [25] On 5 June 2019, he made his official debut for the team against India. He scored on his debut in a 3–1 victory. [26]

Career statistics

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
ClubSeasonLeagueCupOtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Ajax 2010–11 Eredivisie 10100020
NAC Breda 2011–12 1801000190
Roda JC 2012–13 1610040201
2013–14 2303000260
Roda JC total3913040461
Wellington Phoenix 2014–15 A-League 2840000284
2015–16 2662000286
2016–17 2641000274
Wellington total801430008314
Western Sydney Wanderers 2017–18 A-League 00200020
Career total138151004015215

International goals

As of match played 5 June 2019. Curaçao score listed first, score column indicates score after each Bonevacia goal. [27]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No.DateVenueCapOpponentScoreResultCompetition
15 June 2019 Chang Arena, Buriram, Thailand1Flag of India.svg  India 1–03–1 2019 King's Cup

Honours

Club

Ajax [28]

International

Curaçao [28]

Individual

See also

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