Sessi D'Almeida

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Sessi D'Almeida
Personal information
Full name Sessi Octave Emile D'Almeida[1]
Date of birth (1995-11-20) 20 November 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Bordeaux, France
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Youth career
0000–2013 Bordeaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Bordeaux B 33 (1)
2014–2015 Bordeaux 2 (0)
2015–2016 Paris Saint-Germain B 16 (0)
2016–2017 Barnsley 3 (0)
2017–2018 Blackpool 23 (0)
2018–2019 Yeovil Town 35 (1)
National team
2015– Benin 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:20, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:29, 17 November 2018 (UTC)

Sessi Octave Emile D'Almeida (born 20 November 1995) is a Beninese footballer who played most recently for Yeovil Town. He plays as a defensive midfielder.[2]

Club career[edit]

D'Almeida made his debut for Bordeaux on 12 December 2013 in the UEFA Europa League group stage against Maccabi Tel Aviv, playing the first 75 minutes in the 1–0 away defeat before being substituted for Théo Pellenard.[3]

On 23 August 2014, he made his Ligue 1 debut for Bordeaux, replacing André Biyogo Poko for the last 9 minutes of a 3–1 away win at OGC Nice.[4]

After a successful trial with Barnsley in the summer of 2016, D'Almeida signed a two-year deal with the Championship club.[5]

He was released by Blackpool at the end of the 2017–18 season.[6]

On 13 July 2018, D'Almeida signed for League Two side Yeovil Town on a one-year deal with an option of extending for a second year.[7] At the end of the 2018–19 season, D'Almeida was released by Yeovil following the club's relegation from the Football League.[8]

International career[edit]

D'Almeida was called up to the Benin national football team squad in 2014 for their matches 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification against Sao Tome.[9] He made his debut for Benin in a 1–1 tie against Equatorial Guinea in 2015.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 27 April 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bordeaux II 2013–14[11] CFA 12 1 0 0 12 1
2014–15[11] CFA 21 0 0 0 21 0
Bordeaux II total 33 1 0 0 33 1
Bordeaux 2013–14[12] Ligue 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 1 0
2014–15[13] Ligue 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Bordeaux total 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Paris Saint-Germain II 2015–16[11] CFA 16 0 0 0 16 0
Barnsley 2016–17[14] Championship 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Blackpool 2017–18[15] League One 23 0 0 0 0 0 4[b] 1 27 1
Yeovil Town 2018–19[16] League Two 35 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 37 1
Career total 112 2 1 0 1 0 5 1 119 3
  1. ^ Appearance in the Europa League
  2. ^ Appearances in the EFL Trophy

International[edit]

As of match played 17 November 2018[17]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Benin 2015 2 0
2018 3 1
Total 5 1

International goals[edit]

As of match played 16 October 2018. Benin score listed first, score column indicates score after each D'Almeida goal.[17]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 16 October 2018 Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou, Benin 4  Algeria 1–0 1–0 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retained List 2016–17" (PDF). English Football League. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Benin – S. D'Almeida – Profile with news, career statistics and history – Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-02-13.
  3. ^ "Maccabi Tel Aviv vs. Bordeaux – 12 December 2013 – Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-02-13.
  4. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/matches/2014/08/23/france/ligue-1/olympique-gymnaste-club-de-nice-cote-dazur/fc-girondins-de-bordeaux/1686753/
  5. ^ "Sessi D'Almeida: Former Paris St-Germain midfielder joins Barnsley". 11 August 2016 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  6. ^ "Manager Confirms Retained List". Blackpool F.C. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Sessi D'Almeida: Yeovil sign former Blackpool midfielder". BBC Sport. 13 July 2018. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Yeovil Town: Glovers release nine players after relegation from Football League". BBC Sport. 15 May 2019. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-11-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ "Sessi D'Almeida -"Porter le maillot du Bénin ? Une fierté personnelle !"". www.cfagirondins.fr. Archived from the original on 2017-02-02.
  11. ^ a b c Sessi D'Almeida at Soccerway. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  12. ^ "Games played by Sessi D'Almeida in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  13. ^ "Games played by Sessi D'Almeida in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  14. ^ "Games played by Sessi D'Almeida in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  15. ^ "Games played by Sessi D'Almeida in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  16. ^ "Games played by Sessi D'Almeida in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  17. ^ a b "D'Almeida, Sessi". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 16 October 2018.

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