Opa Nguette (born 8 July 1994) is a professional footballer who plays for French club Metz and the Senegal national football team. He plays as an attacking midfielder or striker. Nguette is a France youth international having represented his nation at under-18 level, before switching to the Senegal national team.
Nguette in 2019.
|Full name||Opa Nguette|
|Date of birth||8 July 1994|
|Place of birth||Mantes-la-Jolie, France|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:05, 30 July 2020 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:05, 30 July 2020 (UTC)
Nguette began his football career playing for hometown club Mantes at amateur level in the Championnat de France amateur, the fourth level of French football. In the 2011–12 season, he made his competitive debut on 13 August 2011 playing for Mantes in a league match against Les Herbiers.
A week later, he departed Mantes to sign an aspirant (youth) contract with professional club Valenciennes. He made his professional debut on 11 August 2012 appearing as a substitute in a 1–0 win over Troyes.
|Club||Season||League||Cup[nb 1]||Europe[nb 2]||Total|
- Scores and results list Senegal's goal tally first.
|1.||14 November 2017||Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor, Dakar, Senegal||South Africa||1–0||2–1||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- "O. Nguette appelé en EDF U18". Valenciennes FC (in French). 8 March 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
- avermeulen (20 March 2017). "Le programme des internationaux". Football Club de Metz (in French). Retrieved 15 May 2018.
- "Mantes v. Les Herbiers Match Report". Foot-National (in French). 11 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
- "Vestiaires". Le Parisien (in French). 22 August 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
- "Troyes v. Valenciennes Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 11 August 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2012.
- "Nigeria v Senegal". BBC Sport. 23 March 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
- "Amical: Nigeria et Sénégal se quittent bons amis". Afrik-foot.com (in French). 23 March 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
- Opa Nguette at L'Équipe Football (in French)
- Opa Nguette at Soccerway
- "Opa Nguette". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 15 November 2017.