Sami Ben Amar (born 2 March 1998) is a professional footballer who plays as a forward, most recently for Championnat National 2 club Lyon La Duchère. He is a former under-17 international for Morocco.
|Full name||Sami Ben Amar|
|Date of birth||2 March 1998|
|Place of birth||Nice, France|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Lyon La Duchère|
|2004–2008||FC de Carros|
|2016–2017||→ Bastia II (loan)||8||(1)|
|2017–2021||→ Nîmes II (loan)||50||(18)|
|2023–||Lyon La Duchère||2||(1)|
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23:00, 27 February 2023 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 27 January 2018
Ben Amar made his professional debut for Nîmes in a 2–0 Ligue 2 loss to Gazélec Ajaccio on 23 January 2018. He signed for League of Ireland Premier Division side Dundalk on the 17th August 2021. He made his debut for the club 3 days later in a 2–1 defeat to Drogheda United in the Louth Derby at Oriel Park. His first goal for the club came on 27 August 2021 when he opened the scoring in a 5–1 win over St Mochta's in the Second Round of the FAI Cup. In August 2022, Ben Amar signed for Luxembourg National Division club US Mondorf-les-Bains.
Ben Amar debuted for the Morocco national under-20 football team in a 1–1 friendly tie with the France U20s on 8 November 2017.
- As of match played on 11 February 2023
|Club||Season||League||National Cup[a]||League Cup[b]||Other||Total|
|Bastia II (loan)||2016–17||Championnat National 3||8||1||—||—||—||8||1|
|Nîmes II (loan)||2017–18||Championnat National 3||13||7||—||—||—||13||7|
|2018–19||Championnat National 2||20||6||—||—||—||20||6|
|2020–21||Championnat National 3||6||2||—||—||—||6||2|
|Dundalk||2021||LOI Premier Division||13||1||3||1||—||—||16||2|
|US Mondorf-les-Bains||2022–23||Luxembourg National Division||7||1||0||0||—||—||7||1|
|Lyon La Duchère||2022–23||Championnat National 2||2||1||—||—||—||2||1|
- ^ Includes Coupe de France & FAI Cup
- ^ Includes Coupe de la Ligue & League of Ireland Cup
- ^ "Ben Amar (Sami Ben Amar) - Football - Sudinfo.be". www.lanouvellegazette.be.
- ^ "Ligue1.com - French Football League - Domino's Ligue 2 - Season 2017/2018 - Week 19 - Gazélec FC Ajaccio / Nîmes Olympique". www.ligue1.com.
- ^ McLaughlin, Gavin (17 August 2021). "NEW SIGNING: SAMI BEN AMAR". Dundalk Football Club.
- ^ "Derby joy on emotional night for Drogheda as Dundalk fall into drop zone". independent.
- ^ "Patrick Hoban on form as Dundalk crush St Mochta's". The Irish Times.
- ^ "Match - Maroc - France - FFF".
- ^ Sami Ben Amar at Soccerway. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
- Sami Ben Amar – French league stats at LFP – also available in French
- Sami Ben Amar at Soccerway
- Sami Ben Amar at L'Équipe Football (in French)
- Foot Occitanie Profile