Weight 80 kg
Name Alfred Gomis
Career start 2012
Parents Charles Gomis
Height 1.96 m
|Date of birth (1993-09-05) 5 September 1993 (age 22)|
Current team A.C. Cesena (#22 / Goalkeeper)
Siblings Lys Gomis, Maurice Gomis, David Gomis
Place of birth Ziguinchor, Senegal
Alfred Benjamin Gomis (born 5 September 1993) is an Italian-Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for SPAL on loan from Torino.
- Alfred gomis
- Early life
- Early career
- Loan to Avellino
- Loan to Cesena
- Loan to Bologna
- Loans to Salernitana and SPAL
- International career
Born in Ziguinchor, Senegal, he has two brothers who are also footballers: Lys and Maurice. By possessing dual nationality, unlike Lys, who chose to play for Senegal, Alfred preferred the Azzurri.
Nurtured in the Torino youth system, on 3 July, 2013, he officially made his move on loan to the Calabrian club of Crotone in Serie B. On 14 September, he made his debut against Spezia, which ended 1–0 for the red and blues. Despite his young age and lack of experience, Alfred played as a starter. During the season, he collected 39 appearances, plus one in the playoffs as well as an appearance in Coppa Italia. After a good season played with the pitagorici, the following season Torino decided to loan him again, but only after he was made available for the preliminaries of the Europa League played against the Swedes of Brommapojkarna, as second choice goalkeeper, behind Daniele Padelli, for the first leg played 31 July 2014 in Stockholm.
Loan to Avellino
On 11 August 2014, Alfred was officially loaned to Avellino in Serie B with a buyout clause, plus a buyback clause in favour of Torino. He made his official debut with the team on 17 August 2014, during the second round of Coppa Italia, which saw him maintain a clean sheet, the match ending 2–0 for Avellino. His league debut took place 30 August, during the first day of the championship against Pro Vercelli, finishing 1–0 in favour of Vercelli. On 28 October 2014, he parried a penalty kicked by Rodrigo Taddei in the final minutes of a match against Perugia, ending 0–0. He played 31 matches in the league and finished first in the Top 15 of the goalkeepers in Serie B according to a list compiled by the Lega Serie B.
Loan to Cesena
On 30 July 2015 he was loaned to newly relegated Serie B club Cesena with a buyout clause and a buy-back clause in favour of Torino.
Loan to Bologna
On 31 August 2016 Gomis was loaned to Bologna as an emergency signing to replace Antonio Mirante, who was diagnosed with a heart problem. Gomis and Angelo da Costa Júnior were the only two goalkeepers of Bologna, plus youngster Mouhamadou Fallou Sarr who did not have any professional appearance yet. However, Gomis himself would be missed for a month due to an injury soon after his arrivals. Coach call-up reserve keeper Federico Ravaglia instead as one of the three keeper for the matches in September and October. (Cagliari, Napoli, Sampdoria, Inter Milan and Genoa) Gomis finally recovered in mid-October and receiving his first call-up on 15 October against Lazio. Since that match Gomis remained as the understudy of veteran Brazilian Angelo da Costa Júnior. Gomis was removed from the squad list in order to re-register Mirante since November. However, Gomis was able to start the match in 2016–17 Coppa Italia by replacing Mirante in the call-up. Gomis was dropped out again after the cup match, including the league and the round 16 of the cup. On 18 January Gomis left the club for Salernitana.
Loans to Salernitana and SPAL
On 18 January 2017 Gomis was signed by Salernitana in a temporary deal. On 8 July 2017, he was loaned to SPAL with an obligation to buy at the end of the loan period.
Gomis was called up to Italy under-20 in 2013 by Luigi Di Biagio, but did not make any appearances. In the same year, he was also called up to the Italy under-21 Serie B representative team by Massimo Piscedda, against the representative team from Russian Football National League. He was summoned by Piscedda for another game against the Italy under-21 played at the Partenio in Avellino. A starter on this occasion, he remained on the field for 68 minutes without conceding a goal.
Updated 25 May 2016.