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Colince Ngaha
Personal information
Full name Colince Ngaha Poungoue
Date of birth (1981-04-26) April 26, 1981 (age 40)
Place of birth Cameroon
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
2005–2006 Bamboutos FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Krasyliv-Obolon 2 (0)
2006–2008 Nistru Otaci 57 (19)
2008 Zorya Luhansk 1 (1)
2010–2014 Stal Alchevsk 113 (10)
2014–2015 Vinnytsia (amauters) 16 (3)
2015 Avanhard Kramatorsk 18 (0)
2015–2016 Vinnytsia (amauters) 14 (1)
2016–2017 Nyva-V Vinnytsia 46 (6)
2017 Ahro-Astra (amateurs) 4 (0)
Teams managed
2016 Nyva-V Vinnytsia (interim)
2019 Nyva Vinnytsia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 November 2017

Colince Ngaha Poungoue (born 26 April 1981, Cameroon) is a retired Ukrainian professional football striker of Cameroonian descent and manager. He became the first Afro-Ukrainian athlete who was appointed a head coach of professional club in Ukraine.[1]


In 2006–2008 Colince played for Moldovan club from town of Otaci over Dniester that lays near Ukrainian town of Mohyliv-Podilskyi also upon Dniester.

With Moldovan club Colince played at continental competitions, the 2007–08 UEFA Cup, against the Hungarian side Budapest Honvéd.

During the 2008 summer transfer season, he transferred to Zorya from Moldovan Premier League side Nistru Otaci. Due to an injury in 2008,[1][2] Colince only played one game at the top league scoring his first and his last goal at the Ukrainian Premier League.[2] Later he managed to recover and transferred to FC Stal Alchevsk[1] in 2010. Until dissolution in 2015, he played at the Alchevsk club. After that moved back to Podillia (Vinnytsia).

In 2016 Ngaha has acted as a head coach after dismissal of Solovyanenko.[3]

In 2019 he was already appointed as a full-pledged head coach of the club.[4]

Personal life

Ngaha graduated Technical University in Vinnytsia. He is married with a Ukrainian woman and has two children Ivan and Christian.[1] Ivan Ngaha actively trains at the Dynamo Kyiv Football School.[1]

In August 2017 Colince Ngaha got a Ukrainian citizenship.[5]

Ngaha also established own football school in Vinnytsia for children.[1] He is a polyglot knowing English, French, Russian, and Ukrainian languages.[1]

Ngaha has a great respect for former head coach of FC Stal Alchevsk Anatoliy Volobuyev.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Artem Tsyhanenko. In Cameroon my appointment caused a big stir: the revelations of the first in the history Afro-Ukrainian, the head coach of the PFL club («В Камеруне мое назначение вызвало большой ажиотаж»: откровения первого в истории афроукраинца — главного тренера клуба ПФЛ). Sport Arena. 10 May 2019
  2. ^ a b Colince Ngaha: I want to play very much (Нгаха Коллинз: "Очень хочу играть"). UA-Football. 20 November 2008
  3. ^ Colince Ngaha will perform duties of the Nyva's head coach (Нгаха Колінс виконуватиме обов'язки наставника Ниви-В). UA-Football. 26 October 2016
  4. ^ At the start of February there are starting first training assemblies of "Nyva" in 2019 (На початку лютого стартують перші збори «Ниви» у 2019 році). FC Nyva Vinnytsia. 27 January 2019
  5. ^ Футболісту з Камеруну у Вінниці видали паспорт громадянина України (in Ukrainian). 2017-08-03.
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