Japhet Tanganga

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Japhet Tanganga is a central defender currently playing in Tottenham’s Under-18 team.

Japhet Tanganga
Full Name Japhet Tanganga
Date of Birth 31 March 1999
Age 20 years
Place of Birth Hackney, England
Position Defender
Nationality English
Current club Tottenham
Previous club/s

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Youth career

Tanganga joined Tottenham as an Under-11. In August 2014, the strong centre back was voted MVP as Tottenham were victorious in the South Korea Cup, an Under-16 tournament, which included teams such as Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund. He made his youth team debut as an Under-16 during 2014-15, going on to make a total of five appearances in the campaign. Japhet impressed in central defence, Tottenham's Under-18 team kept clean sheets in four of the five games Tanganga started.

International

Japhet has earned six caps for England's Under-16 team and has also represented the Under-17 side.

Career statistics

Club

Club Season Under-21 Under-19 Under-18 Total
Starts Subs Goals Starts Subs Goals Starts Subs Goals Starts Subs Goals
Tottenham 2014-15 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0
Tottenham 2015-16 1 1 0 0 0 0 16 1 0 17 2 0
Tottenham 2016-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 1 1 0 0 0 0 21 1 0 22 2 0

(Correct up to end of 30 June 2016)

International

Country Season Under-17 Total
Starts Subs Goals Starts Subs Goals
England 2015-16 4 0 0 4 0 0

Career honours

Contract

Japhet is a second-year scholar for the 2016-17 season.