Serge Akakpo

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Serge Akakpo
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Personal information
Full name Serge Ognadon Akakpo
Date of birth (1987-10-15) 15 October 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth Lomé, Togo
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Youth career
2000–2004 Auxerre
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2008 Auxerre B 57 (0)
2009–2010 Vaslui 18 (2)
2010–2011 Celje 31 (3)
2012–2013 Žilina 51 (5)
2014–2015 Hoverla Uzhhorod 30 (1)
2015–2016 1461 Trabzon 21 (0)
2016Trabzonspor (loan) 7 (1)
2016–2017 Trabzonspor 7 (0)
2017 Gaziantep BB 17 (0)
2018 Arsenal Kyiv 5 (0)
2019 Elazığspor 4 (0)
National team
2005–2006 France U17 2 (0)
2006–2007 France U19 5 (0)
2008 Benin B 1 (0)
2008–2017 Togo 58 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 19:29, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:30, 14 May 2019 (UTC)

Serge Ognadon Akakpo (born 15 October 1987) is a Togolese footballer who plays as a centre-back.

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Career

Club

Akakpo began his career with Auxerre after breaking through the youth academy, he made his first-team debut with Auxerre in July 2007. [1] [2] Akakpo left Auxerre on a free transfer in January 2009 and moved to Liga I team Vaslui in Romania on a lucrative deal. [3] He subsequently had spells with Celje and Žilina in Slovenia and Slovakia respectively. [4] In 2014, Akakpo joined Ukrainian club FC Hoverla Uzhhorod. He made 30 Premier League appearances for Hoverla before leaving. [4] Akakpo played for 1461 Trabzon of TFF First League in 2015 prior to completing a loan move to Süper Lig team Trabzonspor, after seven appearances the club signed him on a permanent contract. [4] On 31 January 2017, Akakpo joined Turkish second-tier side Gaziantep BB. [4] [5]

International

Akakpo has represented the Togo national football team since 2008, becoming captain on numerous occasions. [4] He played his first international game for Togo, on 10 September 2008, against Zambia in Chililabombwe. Before representing Togo, he played for France at U17 and U19 level and also played one match for the Benin B national team. In January 2010, Akakpo was one of the players involved when the Togo national team's bus came under a gunfire attack on the way to the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola. [6]

Career statistics

International

As of 2 February 2017. [4] [7]
National teamYearAppsGoals
Togo
200840
200970
201050
201170
201280
201380
201441
201561
201670
201720
Total582

International goals

As of 2 February 2017. Scores and results list Zimbabwe's goal tally first. [4] [7]
GoalDateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
115 October 2014 Stade de Kégué, Lomé, Togo Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 1–01–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
24 September 2015 El Hadj Hassan Gouled Aptidon Stadium, Djibouti City, Djibouti Flag of Djibouti.svg  Djibouti 1–02–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

Personal life

Akakpo is, along with his former teammate Irélé Apo, of Beninense and Togolese descent, he holds also besides the French passport.

Honours

Club

Žilina

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  2. "Privacyinstellingen op VI.nl".
  3. "Akakpo şi Milisavljevici au fost prezenţi la reunirea lui FC Vaslui".
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  6. "Togo government tells team to quit Cup of Nations". BBC Sport. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
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