Boubacar Kamara

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Boubacar Kamara
Boubacar Kamara - FC Salzburg gegen Olympique Marseille (28. September 2017) 29 (cropped).jpg
Kamara with Marseille in 2017
Personal information
Full name Boubacar Bernard Kamara[1]
Date of birth (1999-11-23) 23 November 1999 (age 21)
Place of birth Marseille, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Defender, defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Marseille
Number 4
Youth career
2005–2017 Marseille
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Marseille II 32 (0)
2016– Marseille 61 (2)
National team
2015–2016 France U17 9 (0)
2016–2017 France U18 9 (0)
2017–2018 France U19 14 (0)
2018–2019 France U20 7 (0)
2019– France U21 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:18, 6 March 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 November 2020

Boubacar Bernard Kamara (born 23 November 1999) is a French professional footballer who plays as a defender for Olympique de Marseille in Ligue 1.[2]

Early Career[edit]

Boubacar Kamara was born in Marseille to a Senegalese father and a French mother. He went to the Stade Vélodrome as a child with his mother Cathy, a supporter of l'OM[3] .

In September 2005, "Bouba", aged 5, entered the Olympique de Marseille Academy where he progressed through all the categories. He eventually became the captain of the U19 team that made its way to the final of the Coupe Gambardella. [4]

At the age of 16, he was promoted to Marseille's reserve team, also making his debut with the senior team. Jacques Abardonado, former coach of the reserves made him a regular starter.

Club career[edit]

Kamara made his debut as a professional side on 13 December 2016 against FC Sochaux-Montbéliard in a Coupe de la Ligue match. He started the match and was replaced by Hiroki Sakai in the 82nd minute of a 1–1 (4–3) away loss on penalties.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Kamara was born in France to a Senegalese father and a French mother.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 6 March 2020[2]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Marseille 2016–17 Ligue 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2017–18 6 0 2 0 0 0 6 0 14 0
2018–19 31 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 36 1
2019–20 24 1 3 1 1 0 28 2
Total 61 2 5 1 2 0 11 0 0 0 79 3
Career total 61 2 5 1 2 0 11 0 0 0 79 3

Honours[edit]

Marseille

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 15 May 2019. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b Boubacar Kamara at Soccerway
  3. ^ "Olympique de Marseille : Boubacar Kamara, de minot à costaud". May 18, 2019.
  4. ^ "Boubacar Kamara".
  5. ^ "Sochaux vs. Olympique Marseille - 13 December 2016 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2017-06-12.
  6. ^ Football, Mauritanie (30 October 2016). "Ligue 1 : Boubacar Kamara ,un mauritanien promoteur convoqué chez les pros à Marseille". Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Atletico Madrid win Europa League with 3-0 victory over Marseille". BBC Sport. 16 May 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2020.

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