Joël Sami

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Joël Sami
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Personal information
Full name Andre-Joël Sami
Date of birth (1984-11-13) November 13, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Montfermeil, France
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2002–2003 Valence B
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Valence 3 (0)
2004–2008 Amiens 120 (8)
2008– Nancy 179 (4)
2010–2013 Nancy B 10 (1)
National team
2008– Congo DR 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 May 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 October 2008

Andre-Joël Sami (born November 13, 1984 in Montfermeil, Seine-Saint-Denis) is a DR Congolese international defender who currently plays for AS Nancy-Lorraine. He made his first cap for Congo DR national football team against Algeria on 26 March 2008.

Sami was on trial at Leeds United during the 2003/2004 pre-season and even appeared on the team photo. However he did not sign for them and went on to have a trial with Bolton Wanderers on the recommendation of then Leeds United manager Peter Reid.