Phillipp Mwene

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Phillipp Mwene
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Mwene with Mainz 05 in 2018
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-01-29) 29 January 1994 (age 27)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Mainz 05
Number 23
Youth career
2008–2010 FK Austria Wien
2010–2013 VfB Stuttgart
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 VfB Stuttgart II 73 (0)
2016–2018 1. FC Kaiserslautern 65 (4)
2018– Mainz 05 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:09, 23 May 2018 (UTC)

Phillipp Mwene (born 29 January 1994) is an Austrian-born Kenyan professional footballer who plays as a defender for Mainz 05 in the Bundesliga.

Career[edit]

Phillipp Mwene was born in Vienna and holds dual citizenship of Kenya and Austria. He made his first appearance for VfB Stuttgart II on 20 April 2013 in the 3. Liga against SV Wacker Burghausen. He has expressed his desire severally to feature for the Kenya national team.[1]

In 2016, Mwene signed with 1. FC Kaiserslautern. In the 2017–18 season he was a consistent performer at right-back contributing 4 goals and 7 assists in 31 appearances while the club was relegated from the 2. Bundesliga.[2]

In May 2018, Bundesliga side Mainz 05 announced Mwene would join the club on a free transfer from Kaiserslautern for the 2018–19 season.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official match report: VfB Stuttgart II - Wacker Burghausen 0:0 (0:0)". German Football Association. 20 April 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Mwene wechselt nach Mainz". kicker Online (in German). 23 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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