Rodney Kongolo

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Rodney Kongolo
Personal information
Full name Rodney Nkele Kongolo[1]
Date of birth (1998-01-09) 9 January 1998 (age 20)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
SC Heerenveen
Number 15
Youth career
Feyenoord
2014–2017 Manchester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 Manchester City 0 (0)
2017–2018 Doncaster Rovers (loan) 35 (0)
2018– SC Heerenveen 0 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Netherlands U16 9 (0)
2014 Netherlands U17 4 (0)
2016–2017 Netherlands U19 11 (1)
2017– Netherlands U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:35, 18 July 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:33, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

Rodney Nkele Kongolo (born 9 January 1998) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for SC Heerenveen, as a midfielder.

Early and personal life

Born in Rotterdam,[2] Kongolo is of Congolese descent.[3] His brother Terence is also a footballer.[4]

Club career

Kongolo moved from Feyenoord to Manchester City in March 2014.[3] He signed on loan for Doncaster Rovers in August 2017.[4] He scored his first goal for Doncaster in a 3-2 EFL Cup win at Bradford City on 8 August 2017.[5]

Kongolo signed a three year contract with Heerenveen in July 2018.[6]

International career

Kongolo is a Dutch youth international, playing from under-16 to under-20 levels.[7][8][9][7][10]

Career statistics

As of 18 July 2018
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Manchester City 2017–18[5] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Doncaster Rovers (loan) 2017–18[5] League One 35 0 3 0 3 1 1[a] 0 42 1
Heerenveen 2018–19[2] Eredivisie 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 35 0 3 0 3 1 1 0 42 1
  1. ^ Appearance in the EFL Trophy

References

  1. ^ "List of players under written contract registered between 01/08/2017 and 31/08/2017" (PDF). The Football Association. p. 8. Retrieved 14 February 2018. 
  2. ^ a b Rodney Kongolo at Soccerway. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  3. ^ a b "RODNEY KONGOLO: LE JEUNE NÉERLANDO-CONGOLAIS VA SIGNER À MANCHESTER CITY" (in French). Africa Top Sports. 14 March 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Issam Ben Khemis and Man City's Rodney Kongolo: Doncaster Rovers sign duo". BBC Sport. 3 August 2017. Retrieved 3 August 2017. 
  5. ^ a b c "Games played by Rodney Kongolo in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2017. 
  6. ^ "sc Heerenveen versterkt zich met Rodney Kongolo" (in Dutch). SC Heerenveen. 18 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018. 
  7. ^ a b [1]
  8. ^ [2]
  9. ^ [3]
  10. ^ [4]
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