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Steve Gohouri
Personal information
Full name Lohoré Steve Ulrich Gohouri[1]
Date of birth 8 February 1981 (1981-02-08) (age 29)
Place of birth Treichville, Côte d'Ivoire
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2+12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Wigan Athletic
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Paris Saint-Germain 0 (0)
1999–2000 Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv 13 (4)
2000–2002 Yverdon-Sport 73 (12)
2002–2003 Bologna 0 (0)
2003–2005 Vaduz 53 (10)
2005–2006 Young Boys 37 (8)
2007–2009 Borussia Mönchengladbach 45 (2)
2009–2010 Borussia Mönchengladbach II 4 (0)
2010– Wigan Athletic 0 (0)
National team
2007– Cote d'Ivoire 2 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 March 2009.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 March 2007

Lohoré Steve Ulrich Gohouri (born 8 February 1981 in Treichville, Ivory Coast), more commonly known as Steve Gohouri, is an Ivorian footballer who playes as a defender for Wigan Athletic in the Premier League.


Club career

Gohouri left Young Boys for Borussia Mönchengladbach on a three and a half year contract on 28 December 2006 for a transfer fee of €1.5 million.[2]

On 27 January 2007, Gohouri made his Bundesliga debut against Energie Cottbus.[3] In summer 2009, he was demoted to Borussia's reserves and was released in late December.[4] On 12 January 2010, he joined Wigan Athletic of the English Premier League,[5] signing until the end of the season.[6]

International career

In March 2007, he was called up to the Ivorian national team for the friendly against Mauritius, scoring a brace. He was played in the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Madagascar in Antananarivo, scoring the opening goal in the 3–0 victory.


International goals

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
March 21, 2007 Belle Vue, Mauritius  Mauritius 3 – 0 Won Friendly
March 21, 2007 Belle Vue, Mauritius  Mauritius 3 – 0 Won Friendly
March 25, 2007 Antananarivo, Madagascar  Madagascar 3 – 0 Won 2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualification



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