2018: Hountondji became NYCFC's fifth offseason signing on January 11, 2018.
2016/17: Cedric joined Gazelec Ajaccio ahead of the 2016/17 season and played 35 games, scoring two goals. He also made his debut for the Benin national team in March 2017.
2015/16: Following his spell at Chateauroux, Hountondji moved to Auxerre where he cemented his reputation as one of France's up and coming defenders with 32 Ligue 2 appearances.
2014/15: Hountondji spent a year on loan at Ligue 2 Chateauroux where he made 30 appearances.
2013/14: Cedric came through the youth ranks at Ligue 1’s Rennes, making his first-team debut in the 2013/14 season vs. Nice. He went on to make 17 appearances in his breakthrough season and appeared alongside Benjamin Mendy and Anthony Martial for France U21s.