Jajá

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Jajá
Jajá2014.jpg
Jajá playing for FC Metalist Kharkiv
Personal information
Full name Jakson Avelino Coelho
Date of birth (1986-02-28) 28 February 1986 (age 35)
Place of birth Ipatinga, Brazil
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
América
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Feyenoord 2 (0)
2005Westerlo (loan) 30 (11)
2006–2007 Getafe 2 (0)
2006Flamengo (loan) 5 (0)
2007Racing Genk (loan) 5 (1)
2007Westerlo (loan) 12 (4)
2008–2010 Metalist Kharkiv 61 (30)
2010–2011 Trabzonspor 29 (12)
2011–2012 Al-Ahli 25 (19)
2012Internacional (loan) 16 (4)
2013–2014 Metalist Kharkiv 12 (2)
2013Kayserispor (loan) 10 (3)
2014Coritiba (loan) 7 (1)
2015 Chongqing Lifan 6 (2)
2015–2017 Lokeren 32 (8)
2017Buriram United (loan) 34 (34)
2018 Muangthong United 26 (14)
2019 Seongnam FC 0 (0)
2020 Chiangrai United 8 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:40, 18 November 2020 (UTC)

Jakson Avelino Coelho (born 28 February 1986 in Ipatinga), commonly known as Jajá Coelho or simply Jajá, is a Brazilian football Striker.

Career[edit]

Startings in Europe & Loan deals[edit]

A youth product of América-MG, Jajá Coelho arrived in Europe to sign for Dutch club Feyenoord in November 2004, but signed a loan deal with Westerlo immediately after his arrival to Rotterdam.[1] Jajá joined Getafe CF in January 2006 after a year loan spell. After only two games for Getafe CF in 2nd half of 2005–06 season, he was loaned to Flamengo in the second half of the 2006 season, and later signed a loan deal with Racing Genk in the 2nd half of the 2006–07 season.[2] Finally, he was loaned out to Westerlo in the 1st half of 2007–08.

Metalist Kharkiv[edit]

Jajá Coelho playing for FC Metalist Kharkiv.

Jajá Coelho signed a three-and-a-half year deal for Ukrainian club FC Metalist Kharkiv in February 2008. He scored a fantastic long distance goal in an UEFA Cup match on 2 October 2008 against Besiktas J.K. from 40 metres. In 2008, he became the second foreigner that ever won the annual League MVP award established by the sport newspaper Komanda, the other one was the former captain of FC Dynamo Kyiv Valyantsin Byalkevich from Belarus.

Trabzonspor[edit]

On 7 August 2010, Jajá Coelho joined Turkish club Trabzonspor on a four-year contract for reported €4.2 million.[3][4][5] He made his full Super Lig debut on 30 August in a 0–0 draw against Antalyaspor.[6] Jaja scored his first goal after three league games when he scored twice in a 7–0 win against Kasımpaşa S.K..[7] He was designated for the first time as TrabzonCell Player of the Month in November 2010.[8] He made 29 appearances and scored 12 goals in the 2010–11 season.

Al-Ahli Dubai[edit]

On 24 June 2011, it was announced that Jajá Coelho would agree to terms on a three-year contract with UAE League giants Al-Ahli.[9] In September the transfer was completed, for €4.5 million.[10]

Metalist Kharkiv[edit]

On 14 January 2013, Jajá joined Ukrainian club Metalist Kharkiv for an undisclosed fee.[11]

Kayserispor[edit]

On 12 July 2013, Jajá reached an agreement with Turkish Super Lig side Kayserispor as a 1+3 years loan. He will wear number ten in Kayserispor.

Chongqing Lifan[edit]

In February 2015, Jajá transferred to Chinese Super League side Chongqing Lifan.[12]

Lokeren[edit]

First half season of 2015-2016 he spent in Belgium Jupiler Pro League club K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen, netting 3 goals in 11 games.[13]

Buriram United[edit]

On 14 January 2017, Jajá joined Thai club Buriram United.

Muangthong United[edit]

Jaja joined Thai club on permanent contact from Lokeren. He plays first official match as substitute in 2018 AFC Champions League play-off against Johor.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 18 November 2020[14]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup/State League Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Westerlo (loan) 2004–05 Belgian First Division 9 1 0 0 9 1
2005–06 18 10 2 1 20 11
Total 27 11 2 1 29 12
Getafe 2005–06 La Liga 2 0 0 0 2 0
Flamengo (loan) 2006 Série A 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Genk (loan) 2006–07 Belgian First Division 9 1 2 0 11 1
Westerlo (loan) 2007–08 9 4 1 0 10 4
Metalist Kharkiv 2007–08 Vyshcha Liha 11 3 0 0 0 0 11 3
2008–09 Premier Liha 23 11 2 2 10 4 35 17
2009–10 25 16 1 0 2 0 28 16
2010–11 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 61 30 3 0 12 4 76 36
Trabzonspor 2010–11 Spor Toto Süper Lig 29 12 1 2 1 0 31 14
Al-Ahli 2011–12 Etisalat Pro-League 5 1 5 1
Internacional (loan) 2012 Série A 16 2 0 0 9 2 5 0 30 4
Metalist Kharkiv 2012–13 Premier Liha 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 1
2014–15 9 4 2 1 6 0 17 5
Total 12 5 2 1 8 0 22 6
Kayserispor (loan) 2013–14 Spor Toto Süper Lig 10 3 0 0 10 3
Coritiba (loan) 2014 Série A 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Chongqing Lifan 2015 Chinese Super League 5 0 0 0 5 0
Lokeren 2015–16 Jupiler Pro League 20 3 1 0 21 3
2016–17 12 2 1 0 13 2
Total 32 5 2 0 34 5
Buriram United (loan) 2017 Toyota Thai League 34 34 4 3 3 2 38 37
Muangthong United 2018 26 14 2 1 0 0 2 0 30 15
Chiangrai United 2020–21 8 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 10 3
Career Total 294 148 19 10 12 4 30 4 355 166

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pardo blow for Feyenoord". UEFA.com. 2 November 2004. Retrieved 5 March 2008.
  2. ^ "Arrivals strengthen leaders Genk". UEFA.com. 30 December 2006. Retrieved 5 March 2008.
  3. ^ uefa.com (8 August 2010). "UEFA Europa League - News – UEFA.com".
  4. ^ "Trabzon Sign Jaja". SuperLigNews.com. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011.
  5. ^ FC Metalist press office (7 August 2010). "Джексон Коэльо переходит в "Трабзонспор"" [Jackson Coelho joined Turkish club Trabzonspor]. FC Metalist Kharkiv. Archived from the original on 27 March 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2010.
  6. ^ "Jaja Coelho çok çalıştı" (in Turkish). Fanatik.com.tr. 31 August 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2010.
  7. ^ "Trabzon Vural'ı '7' bitirdi!" (in Turkish). Sporx.com.tr. 17 October 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2010.
  8. ^ "Kasım Ayının Futbolcusu Jaja" (in Turkish). Trabzonspor.org.tr. 1 November 2010. Archived from the original on 1 October 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2010.
  9. ^ "Al Ahli sign Brazil's 'Jaja' in second foreigner slot". Gulfnews. 24 June 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
  10. ^ "Profesyonel futbolcumuz Jakson Avelino Coelho'nun Al Ahli kulübüne Transferi Konusunda Anlaşma Sağlanmıştır". Turkish Public Disclosure System (KAP) (in Turkish). 10 September 2011. Retrieved 23 September 2011.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 January 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ "重庆力帆引入队史最贵外援 估价200万欧元以上_新浪重庆_新浪网".
  13. ^ "Jaja".
  14. ^ Jajá at Soccerway. Retrieved 18 February 2018.

External links[edit]

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