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Ali Gerba (CAN)

Connect: @AliGerba @ali_gerba
Date of birth: 1981-04-09
Age 37
Birthplace: Yaoundé, CMR
Raised: Montréal, QC, CAN
Height: 183 cm
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 31
Starts: 20
Goals: 15
Assists: 2
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-01-02
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Ali Gerba... né Ali Ngon... 
 
CAREER OVERVIEW:
Semi-final finish with Canada at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup... in all, four editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup... set Canada record with six career CONCACAF Gold Cup goals (since tied)... one cycle of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... twice led Canada in goals scored (2008 and 2009)... career 31 international "A" appearances from 2005 to 2011 as a forward (he scored 15 goals and two assists)... Canada Soccer Centennial Top 100 Male Footballers... club career in Canada, USA, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, and England, including appearances in CONCACAF Champions League... three-time Québec Soccer Professional Player of the Year... runner-up at U-19 Cup with Riviere Des Prairies in 1998.

For Country

won Group A with Canada at the 2001 CONCACAF Under-20 Qualification tournament (Canada qualified for Argentina 2001)... he was 24 years old when he made his debut for Canada (02 July 2005)... represented Canada at the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup... reached the semi-final stage with Canada at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 2008 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for South Africa 2010... represented Canada at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup...

Year Prize Honour
2012 Top 100 Men's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2010 Gagnant / Winner FSQ Male Professional Player of Excellence
2009 Gagnant / Winner FSQ Male Professional Player of Excellence
2008 Gagnant / Winner FSQ Male Professional Player of Excellence
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
2011-06-26 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-06] CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN / Impact de Montréal 30
2011-06-02 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-05] Men’s pre-tournament camp & Men’s International Friendly match CAN / Impact de Montréal 30
2010-02-01 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2010-01] Men’s International Friendly match CAN / Toronto FC 28
2009-07-19 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2009-07] CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN / Toronto FC 28
2009-07-01 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2009-06] Men’s pre-tournament camp & Men’s International Friendly match CAN / Toronto FC 28
2008-10-16 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2008-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Milton Keynes Dons FC 27
2008-09-11 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2008-09] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Milton Keynes Dons FC 27
2008-08-21 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2008-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Milton Keynes Dons FC 27
2008-06-21 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2008-06] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers FC Ingolstadt 04 27
2008-03-27 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2008-03] Men’s International Friendly match FC Ingolstadt 04 26
2007-09-13 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2007-09] Men’s International Friendly match 26
2007-08-23 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2007-08] Men’s International Friendly match 26
2007-06-22 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2007-06] CONCACAF Gold Cup 26
2007-06-02 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2007-06] Men’s pre-tournament camp & Men’s International Friendly match 26
2006-10-09 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2006-10] Men’s International Friendly match NOR / Odd Grenland 25
2006-03-02 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2006-03] Men’s International Friendly match SWE / IFK Göteborg 24
2006-01-23 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2006-01] Men’s International Friendly match SWE / IFK Göteborg 24
2005-09-04 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2005-09] Men’s International Friendly match SWE / GIF Sundsvall 24
2005-07-13 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2005-07] CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN / Impact de Montréal 24
2005-07-03 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2005-07] Men’s pre-tournament camp & Men’s International Friendly match CAN / Impact de Montréal 24
2005-06-09 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2005-06] Men’s national camp in USA CAN / Impact de Montréal 24
2005-01-22 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2005-01] Men’s national camp in USA CAN / Toronto Lynx SC 23
2001-06-24 canm20 Paul James [2001-06] FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2001 Miami Fusion 20
2001-05-23 canm20 Paul James [2001-05] Men’s U-20 camp in Toronto 20
2001-03-05 canm20 Paul James [2001-02] CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Qualifying Miami Fusion 19
2001-02-25 canm20 Paul James [2001-02] Men’s U-20 camp in British Columbia Miami Fusion 19
2001-02-06 canm20 Paul James [2001-01] Men’s U-20 camp in Mexico 19
2001-01-27 canm20 Paul James [2001-01] Men’s U-20 camp CAN / Impact de Montréal 19
1999-04-02 canm20 Paul James [1999-03] Men’s U-20 camp in Italy 17
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
2011 CAN MNT 1-0-1 30 2 1 1 88 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2010 CAN MNT 0-0-1 29 1 1 0 90 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2009 CAN MNT 3-1-1 28 5 4 1 361 4 0 0 0 N/A 0
2008 CAN MNT 2-2-4 27 9 5 3 504 6 1 0 0 N/A 0
2007 CAN MNT 2-3-2 26 7 5 2 376 4 1 0 0 N/A 0
2006 CAN MNT 1-0-1 25 2 1 1 80 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2005 CAN MNT 1-0-4 24 5 3 2 278 1 0 1 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 31 20 10 1777 15 2 3 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
2001 canm20 2-1-0 20 3 3 0 208 0 0 1 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 3 3 0 208 0 0 1 0 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
2011-06-11 Tampa, FL, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 0 GLP 30 1 63 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-06-07 Detroit, MI, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 30 65 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-01-31 Kingston, JAM Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 1 JAM 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009-07-18 Philadelphia, PA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 0 : 1 HON 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009-07-10 Miami, FL, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 2 : 2 CRC 28 75 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009-07-07 Columbus, OH, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 0 SLV 28 1 76 1 0 0 0 0 0
2009-07-03 Los Angeles, CA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 0 JAM 28 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2009-06-30 Oxnard, CA, USA Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 3 : 0 GUA 28 1 90 2 0 0 0 0 0
2008-10-15 Edmonton, AB, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 2 MEX 27 1 90 1 1 0 0 0 0
2008-10-11 San Pedro Sula, HON FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 3 HON 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09-10 Tuxtla Gutierrez, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 MEX 27 65 25 1 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09-06 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 HON 27 1 64 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-08-20 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 JAM 27 77 13 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-06-20 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 4 : 1 VIN 27 1 90 2 0 0 0 0 0
2008-06-15 Kingstown, VIN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 0 VIN 27 3 87 2 0 0 0 0 0
2008-06-04 Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 2 : 2 PAN 27 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-03-26 Tallinn, EST Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 EST 26 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-09-12 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 CRC 26 1 61 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08-22 Reykjavík, ISL Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 ISL 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-06-21 Chicago, IL, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 2 USA 26 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-06-16 Foxborough, MA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 3 : 0 GUA 26 1 67 2 1 0 0 0 0
2007-06-09 Miami, FL, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 2 GLP 26 1 68 1 0 0 0 0 0
2007-06-06 Miami, FL, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 2 : 1 CRC 26 90 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-06-01 Maracaibo, VEN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 2 : 2 VEN 26 81 9 1 0 0 0 0 0
2006-10-08 Kingston, JAM Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 2 JAM 25 70 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-03-01 Vienna, AUT Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 2 : 0 AUT 24 1 60 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-09-03 Santander, ESP Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 2 ESP 24 1 66 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-07-12 Foxborough, MA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 2 : 1 CUB 24 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2005-07-09 Seattle, WA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 24 70 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-07-07 Seattle, WA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 0 : 1 CRC 24 1 70 0 0 1 0 0 0
2005-07-02 Burnaby, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 2 HON 24 58 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001-03-04 Victoria, BC, CAN CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 0 : 0 JAM 19 1 69 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001-03-02 Victoria, BC, CAN CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 1 : 0 MEX 19 1 56 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02-28 Victoria, BC, CAN CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 1 : 0 HON 19 1 83 0 0 1 0 0 0

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