Yvonne Leuko

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Yvonne Leuko
Personal information
Full name Yvonne Patrice Leuko Chibosso [1]
Date of birth (1991-11-20) 20 November 1991 (age 31)
Place of birth Kékem, Cameroon
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Strasbourg
Number 21
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2009–2010 Montigny 21 (0)
2012–2017 Arras FCF 75 (6)
2017–2018 ASPTT Albi 16 (1)
2018– Strasbourg 18 (0)
International career
2012– Cameroon 26 [2] (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16:42, 8 June 2015 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 16:29, 23 June 2015 (UTC)

Yvonne Patrice Leuko Chibosso (born 20 November 1991), known as Yvonne Leuko, [1] is a Cameroonian football defender, currently playing for Arras FCF.

She appeared for Cameroon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, [3] 2015 World Cup, [4] and the 2019 World Cup. [5]

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