Wilfried Zahibo

Wilfried Zahibo
Wilfried Zahibo
Wilfried Zahibo
Midfielder
23
Real Name: Wilfried Zahibo
HT: 6' 2" WT: 175
International
Age: 24 (08/21/1993)
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Hometown: Marseille, France

How Acquired: Signed by the Revolution on Jan. 11, 2018.

AT A GLANCE:

  • French defensive midfielder joined the Revolution in 2018 after seven professional seasons in France and Spain.
  • Made seven appearances for Spanish powerhouse Valencia CF, including multiple starts in La Liga and Copa Del Rey.
  • Accrued more than 4,000 minutes played for Valencia's reserve side, Valencia II, across three seasons.
  • Helped lead Gimnàstic de Tarragona to a first-place finish in the 2016-17 Copa Catalunya.
  • Began professional career with French side AC Ajaccio after graduating from the club's youth academy.

MLS CAREER: Signed by the Revolution on Jan. 11, 2018…Set to join the club for the beginning of the 2018 MLS preseason.

CLUB CAREER OUTSIDE OF MLS: Right-footed midfielder played seven professional seasons in France and Spain before joining MLS in January 2018…Professional experience includes two seasons with Gimnàstic de Tarragona (2016-18), Valencia CF and Valencia II (2013-16), CF Fuenlabrada (2013), and AC Ajaccio and Ajaccio II (2011-13)…Began professional career with French side Ajaccio in 2011 after graduating from the club's youth ranks…Featured primarily for Ajaccio's reserve team in National 3, playing more than 2,000 minutes across 24 appearances in the 2012-13 campaign…Made Ajaccio's match day roster for seven Ligue 1 matches but did not play…Joined Spanish Segunda División B side CF Fuenlabrada for the 2013-14 season and logged more than 1,500 minutes in 19 appearances…Helped club qualify for the 2014-15 Copa Del Rey with a sixth place finish…Departed Fuenlabrada for Spanish top-flight side Valencia CF in January 2014…Scored one goal in seven appearances across all competitions for Valencia, including two starts in La Liga in 2016…Made five appearances in the 2015-16 Copa Del Rey and earned a starting nod against Barcelona in the second leg of a semifinal tie…Selected to Valencia's match day roster for two UEFA Europa League matches in 2016…Added three goals in 68 appearances for Valencia II, the club's reserve team that competes in Spain's Segunda División B…Moved to La Liga 2 side Gimnàstic de Tarragona ahead of the 2016-17 season…Made 24 appearances for Nàstic and helped lead the club to a first-place finish in the 2016-17 Copa Catalunya, a tournament organized by the Catalan Football Federation…Departed Nàstic for New England after contract expired in January 2018.

PERSONAL: Full name is Wilfried Aimeric Ziri Zahibo.  


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