Bakambu playing for Bursaspor in 2015
|Full name||Cédric Bakambu|
|Date of birth||11 April 1991|
|Place of birth||Vitry-sur-Seine, France|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2015.
On 1 May 2010, Bakambu played in the 2010 Coupe Gambardella Final and scored a goal for his team at the Stade de France. Sochaux, however, lost the match 4–3 on penalties. Bakambu had previously scored a double in the team's semi-final victory.
Bakambu made his professional debut on 7 August 2010 in the Souchaux's opening league match against Arles-Avignon appearing as a substitute in a 2–1 win. The following month, he signed his first professional contract agreeing to a three-year deal with the club until June 2013.
On 19 August 2015, Spanish side Villareal CF announced the signing of Bakambu on a five-year contract. 9 days later, he scored two goals in the closing minutes of La Liga fixture against RCD Espanyol, to secure a 3-1 victory for the Yellow Submarine.
Bakambu was a French youth international and has represented the country at both under-18 and under-19 level. He was a part of the team that won the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship on home soil.
- As of 19 August 2015
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- "Sochaux v. Metz Match Report". French Football Federation (in French). 1 May 2010. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
- "Rencontre avec... Cédric Bakambu : "mon objectif, la Ligue 1"". Top Mercato (in French). 13 July 2010. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
- "Sochaux v. Arles-Avignon Match Report". French Football Federation (in French). 7 August 2010. Retrieved 7 August 2010.
- "Trois signatures professionnelles". FC Sochaux-Montbéliard (in French). 2 September 2010. Retrieved 2 September 2010.
- "El Villarreal CF ficha a Cédric Bakambu (Villareal CF signs Cédric Bakambu". villarealcf.es (in Spanish). Villareal CF. 19 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
- "Bakambu Cédric on Twitter".
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- "Congo DR - C. Bakambu". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
- Cédric Bakambu club profile
- Cédric Bakambu – French League Stats at LFP.fr (French)
- Cédric Bakambu at L'Équipe Football (French)