Massamba Sambou

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Massamba Sambou
Personal information
Full name Massamba Lô Sambou
Date of birth (1986-04-14) April 14, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Kolda, Senegal
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
AEL Limassol
Number 23
Youth career
2004–2006 Monaco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Monaco 46 (3)
2008–2009 Le Havre (loan) 19 (2)
2009–2010 Nantes (loan) 18 (2)
2010–2011 Atromitos 17 (1)
2011 Troyes 21 (1)
2012–2014 Châteauroux 36 (1)
2014 NorthEast United 6 (2)
2015-2016 AEL Limassol 22 (1)
National team
2007 Senegal 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:22, 23 November 2015 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:40, 28 November 2014 (UTC)

Massamba Lô Sambou (born 14 April 1986) is a Senegalese footballer who plays for AEL Limassol as a defender.

Born in Kolda, Sambou can play in central defense, but also as a defensive midfielder. In 2006, he signed its first professional contract with his formative club, Monaco.[1] He played in the 2008/2009 season for Le Havre on loan from Monaco. On 11 June 2010 left his club FC Nantes and signed a three years contract for Greek side Atromitos.[2]

On 8 July 2011, he joined French Ligue 2 club Troyes on a two-year contract,[3] but was released in a one month. In January 2012 he signed a contract with LB Châteauroux until June 2013.[4]

International career[edit]

In 2007, he was called up for the first time to the Senegal national football team.

Club statistics[edit]

As of match played on 4 March 2015
Club Season League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Monaco 2006–07[5] Ligue 1 4 0 0 0 4 0
2007–08[5] Ligue 1 12 3 1 0 13 3
Le Havre (loan) 2008–09[5] Ligue 1 19 2 2 0 21 2
Nantes (loan) 2009–10[5] Ligue 2 19 2 0 0 19 2
Atromotis 2010–11[6] Superleague Greece 17 1 4 0 21 1
Châteauroux 2011–12[5] Ligue 2 10 0 0 0 10 0
2012–13[5] Ligue 2 14 0 2 0 16 0
2013–14[5] Ligue 2 12 1 1 0 13 1
NorthEast United FC 2014[6] Indian Super League 6 2 6 2
AEL Limassol 2014–15[6] Cypriot First Division 12 1 6 0 18 1
Career total 120 12 14 0 0 0 134 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Massamba SAMBOU – AS MONACO FOOTBALL CLUB – SITE OFFICIEL – Equipe
  2. ^ Massamba Sambou en Grèce : France Football Archived 13 June 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Massamba Sambou à Troyes ES Troyes AC (in French)
  4. ^ "Sambou est castelroussin". berrichonne.net. 27 January 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Massamba Sambou". Le Quipe. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c "Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 25 March 2015.