|Full name||Jérôme Junior Onguéné|
|Date of birth||22 December 1997|
|Place of birth||Mbalmayo, Cameroon|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Red Bull Salzburg|
|2009–2011||AS Illzach Modenheim|
|2017–2018||→ Red Bull Salzburg (loan)||17||(4)|
|2017–2018||→ FC Liefering (loan)||3||(0)|
|2018–2022||Red Bull Salzburg||28||(3)|
|2021||→ Genoa (loan)||4||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 May 2021|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2018
Jérôme Junior Onguéné (born 22 December 1997) is a Cameroonian professional footballer. He plays for Austrian Bundesliga club Red Bull Salzburg and the Cameroon national team. From the 2022-23 season on he will play for Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Bundesliga.
Youth teams[change | change source]
Onguene was born in Mbalmayo, Cameroon. At the age of eleven he went to France. He started with AS Illzach Modenheim, then he went on to the youth of FC Sochaux.
Club career[change | change source]
From 2014 till 2017 he played for FC Sochaux B and FC Sochaux. On 31 January 2017, Onguéné moved to VfB Stuttgart. The club loaned him to FC Red Bull Salzburg on 31 August 2017 until the end of the season. In June 2018 Onguéné he went to Salzburg.
2021 he was on loan for the Serie A club Genoa. The loan included an option to buy. For the 2021-22 season he came back to Salzburg. 2022-23 he will play for Eintracht Frankfurt. In Winter 2022 he came back to Salzburg on loan from Frankfurt.
International career[change | change source]
With France he won the UEFA European Under-19 Championship in 2016. Since August 2018 Onguéné played for Cameroon. He debuted on 12 October 2018 in a qualifier for the African Cup versus Malawi.
Honours[change | change source]
International[change | change source]
- France U19
- UEFA European Under-19 Championship: 2016
- Africa Cup of Nations bronze: 2021
- Red Bull Salzburg
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "FIFA U-20 World Cup Republic of Korea 2017: List of players" (PDF). 9 June 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
- ↑ "Jérôme Onguéné sign VfB". VfB Stuttgart. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
- ↑ "Jérôme Onguéné released on loan". VfB Stuttgart. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
- ↑ "Jérôme Onguéné makes permanent Salzburg move". VfB Stuttgart. 15 June 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 "Onguene done deal for Genoa". Football Italia. January 15, 2021. Retrieved January 15, 2021.
- ↑ Salzburg 24.at (German)
- ↑ AfricaNews (2022-02-06). "Cameroon beats Burkina Faso to end AFCON 2021 in third place". Africanews. Retrieved 2022-02-06.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Jérôme Onguéné at Soccerway
- Jérôme Onguéné at the French Football Federation (in French)
- Jérôme Onguéné at the French Football Federation (archived) (in French)