Thomas N'Kono

by Hem 13 Feb,2022
Thomas N'Kono
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Weight 80 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Thomas N'Kono
  • Birth Place Dizangue, Cameroon
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Net Worth $1 to $5 million
  • Salary $48,645 per year
  • Nationality African
  • Profession Goalkeeping Coach
  • Currently Working For Goalkeeping Coach
  • Awards African Player of the Year: 1979, 1982 2. International Federation of Football History and Statistics All-time Africa Men's Dream Team 3. Africa Cup of the Nation 1984; Runner up 1986. 4. UEFA Cup runner up 1987-88, etc
  • Current City Espanyol
  • Currently Married Yes
  • is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 No
  • Tatto(s) No
  • World Cup Game 1982, 1990, 1994

Thomas N'Kono is one of the greatest football players from Africa. He is a Camerrion former goalkeeper. He was mainly associated with the Spanish Club Espanyol where he played around 300 official matches and has also played for club Bolivia after relegation from Espanyol.

N'Kono was born on 20 July 1956 in Dizangue, Cameroon. He also represented his National Team Cameroon in 3 FIFA World Cups and four African Cups of Nation. 

Thomas N'Kono Net Worth and Annual Salary

Thomas N'Kono's net worth is around $1 to $5 million and he is currently a goalkeeping coach of club Espanyol. As there is not an authentic report about his salary so, on average goalkeeping coach earns $48,645 per year and $935 as his weekly wage. 

ThomasThomas N'Kono as a Goal Keeper. SOURCE: footballtop.com

When he was a goalkeeper, he earned about 400,000 Euros annually and was one of the greatest players in Africa.

Is Thomas N'Kono Relationship and his Personal Facts

Thomas N'Kono is married. His wife's name is not revealed yet but has a son named Louis Thomas. His son was named after Cameroonian's Honour. Besides, other information about his family isn't revealed yet.

Thomas Thomas N'Kono with Argentina Star Maradona SOURCE: FIFA World Cup

He was born on 20 July 1956 in Dizangue, Cameroon and holds Cameroonian nationality. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall (1.85m) and his weight is 80 kg. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He was raised in Cameroon and his schooling was also completed in Cameroon. 

Thomas N'Kono Career and Honors

Thomas N'Kono began his career playing for his country club Canon Yaounde and Tonnerre Yaounde. After playing for 8 years in his country, he joined the Spanish club RCD Espanyol in 1982 after his great performance for his country in FIFA World Cup. Thomas was one of the best goalkeepers for Espanol and hardly missed a game playing over 300 official games for Espanyol.

Thomas Thomas N'Kono as a coach for Espanyol. SOURCE: en.wikipedia.org.com

Besides, in the 1988-1989 season, his club was relegated and moved to Sabadell Club. He also played in Hospitalet and Bolivia where he retired at the age of his 40s.

Awards:

1. African Player of the Year: 1979, 1982, etc 

2. International Federation of Football History and Statistics All-time Africa Men's Dream Team

3. Africa Cup of the Nation 1984; Runner up 1986.

4. UEFA Cup runner up 1987-88, etc

Coaching career of Thomas N'Kono

N'Kono worked as a goalkeeping coach of his former club Bolivia and also served his country Cameroon being an assistant coach to Cameroon National Team. On the other hand, he also worked as an Interim Manager for Germany after Otto Pfister resigned in protest. 

Besides, he was also arrested by Malian police for allegedly using "Black Magic" and was banned for setting on a bench for the final game of the African National Cup.

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