Patrick Ekeng

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Patrick Ekeng
Lausanne Sport vs FC Sion - Avril 2014 - Patrick Ekeng.jpg
Ekeng playing for Lausanne-Sport in 2014.
Personal information
Full name Patrick Claude Ekeng Ekeng
Date of birth (1990-03-26)26 March 1990
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Date of death 6 May 2016(2016-05-06) (aged 26)
Place of death Bucharest, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Dinamo București
Number 14
Youth career
2006–2008 Canon Yaoundé
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Canon Yaoundé 29 (7)
2009–2013 Le Mans 35 (1)
2011Rodez (loan) 13 (0)
2013–2014 Lausanne-Sport 28 (2)
2014–2015 Córdoba 14 (1)
2016 Dinamo București 7 (1)
National team
2009–2010 Cameroon U20 10 (1)
2015–2016 Cameroon 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Patrick Claude Ekeng Ekeng (26 March 1990 – 6 May 2016) was a Cameroonian professional footballer. He played as a defensive midfielder. He had two international caps for his country's national team. He represented Cameroon at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Ekeng collapsed on 6 May 2016 during a soccer game in Bucharest, Romania. He was rushed to the hospital after suffering from a heart attack. Ekeng died hours later at the age of 26.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dinamo Bucharest midfielder Patrick Ekeng dies after collapsing on pitch". The Guardian. 6 May 2016.