Salif Sané

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Salif Sané
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-08-25) 25 August 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Lormont, France
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Hannover 96
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Bordeaux 4 (0)
2011–2012 Nancy (loan) 32 (2)
2011–2012 Nancy B (loan) 3 (0)
2012–2013 Nancy 34 (3)
2012–2013 Nancy B 1 (0)
2013– Hannover 96 81 (7)
2013–2014 Hannover 96 II 13 (2)
National team
2013– Senegal[1] 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:10, 20 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 December 2013

Salif Sané (born 25 August 1990) is a professional footballer who plays for Hannover 96 as a defender.[2]

Born in France, he represents Senegal at international level.

Early and personal life[edit]

Sané was born in Lormont, France to Senegalese parents.[2] His older brother is fellow footballer Ludovic Sané.[2]

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Born in Lormont, Sané spent his early career playing club football in France for Bordeaux, Nancy and Nancy II.[3][4] In June 2012 Sané rejected an offer from Belgian club Anderlecht.[5] In May 2013 it was announced that he would transfer to German club Hannover 96 on 1 July 2013, signing a four-year contract with the club.[2][6]

International career[edit]

In September 2012, Sané announced his intention to play international football for Senegal.[7] He received his first international call up from Senegal in May 2013.[2] He made his international debut later that year, and he has played in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[8] In December 2014 he was named as part of Senegal's preliminary squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Salif Sané at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ a b c d e Okeleji, Oluwashina (30 May 2013). "Senegal's Salif Sane signs for German club Hannover". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Salif Sané – French league stats at LFP
  4. ^ Salif Sané at Soccerway
  5. ^ "S.Sané parti pour rester" (in French). Mercato365. 5 June 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Hannover 96 verpflichtet Salif Sane" (in German). Hannover 96. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  7. ^ Okeleji, Oluwashina (25 September 2012). "Salif Sane seeks place in Senegal team". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  8. ^ Salif SanéFIFA competition record
  9. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (26 December 2014). "Nations Cup 2015: Demba Ba omitted from Senegal squad". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 December 2014.