Johann Lonfat

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Johann Lonfat
Personal information
Full name Johann Lonfat
Date of birth (1973-09-11) 11 September 1973 (age 47)
Place of birth Martigny, Switzerland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1992 Martigny-Sports 6 (0)
1992–1998 Sion 129 (2)
1998–2002 Servette 123 (21)
2002–2007 Sochaux 96 (1)
2005–2007Sochaux B 18 (0)
2007–2009 Servette 10 (0)
2009 Martigny-Sports 0 (0)
Total 382 (24)
National team
1997–2005 Switzerland 24 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Johann Lonfat (born 11 September 1973) is a Swiss former professional footballer. A midfielder, he played in the centre or on the right.[1]

Career[edit]

Lonfat was born in Martigny, Switzerland. During his career, Lonfat represented Martigny-Sports (1991–92 and 2009), FC Sion (1992–98), Servette FC (1998–2002 and 2007–09) and Sochaux (2002–2007, playing 96 Ligue 1 matches with one goal).[2] A Swiss international, he received a total of 24 caps.

He was initially named in Switzerland's UEFA Euro 2004 squad but had to withdraw through injury and was replaced by Tranquillo Barnetta.[3]

Honours[edit]

Sion[1]

  • Swiss championship: 1996–97
  • Swiss cup: 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97

Servette[1]

  • Swiss championship: 1998–99
  • Swiss cup: 2000–01

Sochaux[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Johann Lonfat at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ a b Jacques Wullschleger. "Johann Lonfat (ancien footballeur): ce milieu de terrain avait du crédit. Il l'a placé en Suisse" (in French). Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Barnetta steps up for Swiss". uefa.com. 6 June 2004. Retrieved 18 December 2015.

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