Ibrahim Amadou

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Ibrahim Amadou
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Personal information
Full name Ibrahim Amadou
Date of birth (1993-04-06) 6 April 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Douala, Cameroon
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
LOSC Lille
Number 4
Youth career
2003–2004 Cheminots de l'Ouest
2004–2008 RC Levallois 92
2008–2013 Nancy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Nancy II 38 (1)
2013–2015 Nancy 57 (2)
2015– Lille 74 (2)
National team
2012 France U19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2014

Ibrahim Amadou (born 6 April 1993) is a French footballer who currently plays for Lille as a centre back.[1]


Amadou is a youth exponent from AS Nancy, he made his Ligue 2 debut on 3 August 2013 against AJ Auxerre replacing François Bellugou after 78 minutes in a goalless draw.[2] On 2 August 2014, he scored his first league goal against US Orléans.[3]

Ibrahim Amadou scored his first goal for Lille's 2–1 away win at Bastia since his €2m move from Ligue 2 side Nancy in July 2015.[4]

International career[edit]

Amadou was born in Cameroon and raised in France, he is a French youth international,[5] and was called up to the senior Cameroon national football team, whom he rejected.[6]


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