Mamadou Samassa (footballer, born 1990)
|Full name||Mamadou Samassa|
|Date of birth||16 February 1990|
|Place of birth||Montreuil, France|
|Height||1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:03, 14 January 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:33, 16 January 2014 (UTC)
Mamadou Samassa (born 16 February 1990) is a French-born Malian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for French club Troyes in the Ligue 1, the top level of French football. He is a French youth international and represented France at under-18, under-19, and under-20 level.
Samassa was the starting goalkeeper on Guingamp's under-18 team that won the 2008–09 edition of the Championnat National 18 ans.
On 23 September 2008, he signed his first professional contract agreeing to a four-year deal until 2013. For the 2010–11 season, he was installed as the club's starting goalkeeper for its campaign in the Championnat National, and stayed with the club during their rise from the third to the first division, remaining first choice keeper throughout. He shares the same name with his older cousin who plays as a striker for Serie A team Chievo.
Samassa played his first match for the Mali national football team 13 October 2012, in a game against Botswana.
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- "Premier contrat professionnel pour Mamadou Samassa". En Avant de Guingamp (in French). 23 September 2008. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "Pacy-sur-Eure - Guingamp, ce soir (20 h) Samassa: le bonheur d'être là". Le Telegramme (in French). 5 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "Mali-Botswana de samedi: Une première pour le gardien de but de Guingamp, Mamadou Samassa". Maliweb.net (in French). 3 September 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.