Souleymane Camara

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Souleymane Camara
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Camara playing for Montpellier in 2012
Personal information
Full name Souleymane Camara
Date of birth (1982-12-22) December 22, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Dakar, Senegal
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Monaco 59 (7)
2004 Guingamp (loan) 13 (2)
2005–2008 Nice 31 (1)
2007–2008 Montpellier (loan) 37 (11)
2008– Montpellier 301 (54)
National team
2002– Senegal 36 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 August 2017 (UTC).

Souleymane Camara (born December 22, 1982) is a Senegalese football player who plays as a forward for Montpellier HSC in Ligue 1.

Camara previously played for AS Monaco, En Avant de Guingamp and OGC Nice.[1]

He plays for the Senegal national football team and was a participant at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Club career[edit]


On 5 August 2017, Camara scored the only goal (in the 59th minute) in the Matchday 1 Ligue 1 1-0 win against SM Caen by heading home a magnificent Kévin Bérigaud cross from the left. Camara's goal against Caen was his 48th Ligue 1 goal for Montpellier and made him Montpellier's record scorer in Ligue 1, breaking Laurent Blanc's 26-year-old record of 47 Division 1 goals scored for Montpellier in four seasons.[2]





  1. ^ Souleymane Camara – French league stats at LFP
  2. ^ "Montpellier win it for Nicollin". 5 August 2017. 

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