Mohamed Ali Camara

Mohamed Ali Camara (born 28 August 1997) is a Guinean professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for the Swiss club Young Boys. Camara is nicknamed Pique, named after his footballing idol Gerard Piqué.[2]

Mohamed Ali Camara
Personal information
Full name Mohamed Ali Camara
Date of birth (1997-08-28) August 28, 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Kérouané, Guinea[1]
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Young Boys
Number 4
Youth career
2016–2017 Horoya
2017Hafia (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 Hapoel Ra'anana 29 (2)
2018– Young Boys 14 (2)
National team
2017 Guinea U20 8 (1)
2018– Guinea 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 September 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 April 2019

Professional careerEdit

Camara began his professional career with Horoya AC in Guinea in 2016.[3] After a season on loan with Hafia from Horoya, Camara signed a five-year contract with Hapoel Ra'anana on 14 July 2017.[4] He made his professional debut for Ra'anana in a 0–0 Israeli Premier League tie with Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona F.C. on 19 August 2017.[5]

After a successful season, Camara joined BSC Young Boys on 6 July 2018, agreeing a contract until 2022.[6]

International careerEdit

Camara represented the Guinea U20s at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup,[7] and the 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.[8]

Camara made his international debut for the senior Guinea national football team in a friendly 2–0 loss to Mauritania on 24 March 2018.[9]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 22 April 2019
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hapoel Ra'anana 2017–18 Israeli Premier League 29 2 5 1 34 3
Young Boys 2018–19 Swiss Super League 14 2 4 1 4 0 22 3
2019–20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 14 2 4 1 4 0 22 3
Career total 43 4 9 2 4 0 0 0 56 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Le defenseur, Mohamed Ali Camara signe au Horoya AC". www.nouvelledeguinee.com.
  2. ^ "Transfert/Hafia : Mohamed Aly Camara tout proche de rejoindre l'Israël. - Guineefoot.info". guineefoot.info.
  3. ^ "TRANSFERT : MOHAMED ALI CAMARA SIGNE AU HOROYA".
  4. ^ "Officiel : Mohamed Aly Camara signe au Hapoel Raanana en israël. - Guineefoot.info". guineefoot.info.
  5. ^ "Hapoel Ra'anana vs. Ironi Kiryat Shmona - 19 August 2017 - Soccerway". ca.soccerway.com.
  6. ^ "Suisse - YB Berne : Mohamed Ali Camara en renfort (officiel) - Football 365". 6 July 2018.
  7. ^ bscyb.ch. "YB verpflichtet Verteidiger Mohamed Ali Camara - NEWS-ÜBERSICHT - BSC YOUNG BOYS - OFFIZIELLE INTERNETSEITE". www.bscyb.ch.
  8. ^ Football, CAF - Confederation of African. "Squad Lists announced". www.cafonline.com.
  9. ^ Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Mauritania vs. Guinea (2:0)". www.national-football-teams.com.

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