André Kana-Biyik

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André Kana-Biyik
Personal information
Full name André Kana-Biyik
Date of birth (1965-09-01) 1 September 1965 (age 52)
Place of birth Sackbayene, Cameroon
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1988 Diamant Yaoundé
1988–1990 Metz 20 (1)
1990–1994 Le Havre 73 (6)
National team
1986–1994 Cameroon 42 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

André Kana-Biyik (born 1 September 1965) is a former Cameroonian footballer. Brother of François, he started a professional career in 1986 with Diamant Yaoundé. From 1988 to 1994 he played in France Ligue 1 with FC Metz and Le Havre AC.[1] In Ligue 1 he played 93 matches and scored 8 goals. With Cameroon national football team he participated at 1990 and 1994 FIFA World Cup. He was sent off in Cameroon's opening game of the 1990 World Cup, a game against Argentina that Cameroon won 1-0. His brother, François Omam-Biyik, scored the goal that defeated the South Americans. His son Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik, is also a professional footballer.[2]


  1. ^ "André Kana Biyik" (in French). FC Metz. Archived from the original on October 28, 2007. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  2. ^ Kobo, Kingsley (4 January 2012). "Fifa clears Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik to play for Cameroon". 

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