Abdou Rahman Dampha

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Abdou Dampha
Personal information
Full name Abdou Rahman Dampha
Date of birth (1991-12-27) December 27, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Banjul, Gambia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2005–2007 Gambia Ports Authority
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Gambia Ports Authority 21 (3)
2008–2009 MC Saïda 20 (5)
2010–2012 Neuchâtel Xamax 42 (3)
2012–2014 Nancy 1 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Gambia U17 11 (1)
2008– Gambia U20 6 (0)
2009– Gambia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:17, 21 August 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 August 2010 (UTC)

Abdou Rahman Dampha (born 27 December 1991 in Banjul) is a Gambian footballer.


Dampha began his career with Gambia Ports Authority F.C. and in 2007 was promoted to the first team of the Gambian Championnat National D1.[1] In January 2009 he signed a professional contract with Algerian club Mouloudia Club Saïda.[2] A year later, in January 2010, he transferred from Maloudia Club Saida to Swiss Super League team Neuchâtel Xamax,[3] on a 4.5-year contract. He made his league debut for Neuchâtel Xamax on 6 February 2010 against FC Zürich.[4]

On 14 May 2012, Dampha signed a two-year deal with French Ligue 1 side AS Nancy, until the summer of 2014.[5][6]

International career[edit]

Dampha was member of the Gambia national under-17 football team[7] and currently plays in the Gambia U-20 team.[8] In December 2009 Dampha earned his first international cap for the Scorpions.[9]


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