Gbamin with Lens in 2014
|Full name||Jean-Philippe Gbamin|
|Date of birth||25 September 1995|
|Place of birth||San Pédro, Ivory Coast|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2005–2006||US Saint-Quentin Blessy|
|2012–2015||RC Lens B||22||(2)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:07, 4 May 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 June 2017
Born in San Pédro, Ivory Coast, Gbamin had spells with French clubs Aire-sur-la-Lys and US Saint-Quentin Blessy before joining RC Lens in 2007. In 2013, Gbamin broke into the first-team squad after impressing in the second team, making his debut on 10 May in a 7–0 defeat against Guingamp, in which he replaced Alexandre Coeff fourteen minutes in. Gbamin was assigned the number 25 ahead of the 2013–14 Ligue 2 campaign. On 17 August 2013, Gbamin was given his first RC Lens start by manager Antoine Kombouaré in a 4–1 victory against Auxerre. Gbamin started to make his RC Lens breakthrough towards the end of the 2013–14 campaign, assisting them in their promotion to Ligue 1.
Gbamin is also eligible to represent Ivory Coast at international level due to his parents nationalities' and his birthplace. In April 2017 it was announced that Gbamin had committed himself to playing for the Ivory Coast internationally. He made his senior debut for Ivory Coast in a 5–0 friendly loss to the Netherlands on 4 June 2017.
- As of match played 16 February 2018.
|Club||Season||League||National Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|RC Lens B||2012–13||CFA Group A||20||2||—||—||—||20||2|
|2015–16||CFA Group A||2||0||—||—||—||2||0|
|RC Lens||2012–13||Ligue 2||2||0||0||0||0||0||—||2||0|
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- France profile at FFF
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