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 32)
Place of birth Montfermeil, France
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 3
Youth career
2002–2003 Valence B
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Valence 3 (0)
2004–2008 Amiens 120 (10)
2008–2015 Nancy 181 (4)
2010–2013 Nancy B 10 (1)
2015–2016 Zulte Waregem 26 (0)
2016– Orléans 0 (0)
National team
2008– DR Congo 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 June 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 September 2010

Andre-Joël Sami (born November 13, 1984 in Montfermeil, Seine-Saint-Denis) is a DR Congolese international defender who currently plays for US Orléans. 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.