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Ali Ahamada (born 19 August 1991) is a Comorian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Kongsvinger.

Ali Ahamada
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Personal information
Full name Ali Ahamada
Date of birth (1991-08-19) 19 August 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Martigues, France
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Kongsvinger
Number 30
Youth career
2000–2009 Martigues
2009–2011 Toulouse
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2016 Toulouse 133 (1)
2016–2018 Kayserispor 31 (0)
2019– Kongsvinger 26 (0)
National team
2011–2012 France U21 11 (0)
2016– Comoros 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 November 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2019

Club careerEdit

Ahamada was born in Martigues. He made his professional debut on 20 February 2011 appearing against Rennes appearing as a substitute for the injured Marc Vidal.[1] In his eight starts in the 2010–11 season, Ahamada recorded six clean sheets, notably against Lens, Lyon, Bordeaux, and Lorient.[2][3][4] In the 2011–12 season, Ahamada opened the campaign as the team's first-choice goalkeeper. He recorded ten clean sheets in the team's first 19 matches of the season.

On 22 September 2012, he scored the 2–2 goal in a league game at home to Rennes by heading in the ball in stoppage time (95mins).

In March 2019, he moved to Kongsvinger.[5]

International careerEdit

Ahamada is born in France to parents of Comorian descent. He was a French youth national. In March 2016, Ahamada was called up to the Comoros national football team[6] and made his debut in a historic 1–0 win over Botswana for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 27 May 2013
Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Toulouse 2010–11 9 0 0 0 9 0
2011–12 38 0 1 0 39 0
2012–13 36 1 0 0 36 1
Total 83 1 1 0 0 0 84 1
Career total 83 1 1 0 0 0 84 1

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Toulouse v. Rennes Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 20 February 2011. Archived from the original on 24 February 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Lens v. Toulouse Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 12 March 2011. Archived from the original on 16 March 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Toulouse v. Lyon Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 1 May 2011. Archived from the original on 4 May 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Lorient v. Toulouse Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 7 May 2011. Archived from the original on 10 May 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Ali Ahamada (ex-Toulouse) retrouve un club en D2 norvégienne". L'Équipe. 10 March 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Zebras target away win over Comoros - 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers - Comoros". African Football. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Comoros stun Botswana's Zebras - 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers - Botswana". African Football. Retrieved 7 June 2019.

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