Vladimir Koman

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Koman in a tussle with Behrami at Sampdoria

Born: 16/03/1989

Club: Sampdoria

Bio: After being born in Ukraine, Koman moved to Hungary at an early age and was playing for Szombathely Haladás at the age of just 15, and went on to make 25 appearances for Hali before moving to Sampdoria at the age of just 16.

It took two years for Koman to make his debut for the Italian giants where he created the winning goal vs Torino.

In 2008, Koman went on loan to Serie B side Avellino, making just under 30 appearances. This was followed by another loan spell in the 2009-2010 season where Koman went on loan to Serie A side, Bari. Koman made over 15 appearances for Bari, before moving back to Sampdoria where he became something of a first team regular in 2010-2011season. Koman has now made over 25 appearances for Sampdoria, but is yet to score.

Koman was instrumental in Hungary Under 20’s bronze medal at the 2009 Under 20 World Cup, scoring 5 goals in 6 games, making him the second top goalscorer of the tournament – from midfield.

Koman made his full national team debut against Germany in May 2010, and has gone on to make 11 more appearances, notching his first goal in a 2-1 win over Moldova in October 2010.


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