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) 22 December 1982 (age 36)
Place of birth Dakar, Senegal
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Montpellier
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Monaco 59 (7)
2004Guingamp (loan) 13 (2)
2005–2008 Nice 31 (1)
2007–2008Montpellier (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 22 December 1982) is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a forward for Montpellier HSC of 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 Montpellier HSC's 1–0 win against SM Caen on matchday 1 of the 2017–18 season. It 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]

In March 2019 he became "the first player to score in 15 different seasons in France's Ligue 1 in the 21st century".[3]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Montpellier

References[edit]

  1. ^ Souleymane Camara – French league stats at LFP
  2. ^ "Montpellier win it for Nicollin". www.ligue1.com. 5 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Senegal's Camara first player to score in 15 Ligue 1 seasons". 18 March 2019 – via www.bbc.co.uk.

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