Youssouf Sabaly

Youssouf Sabaly (born 5 March 1993) is a professional footballer who plays for French club Bordeaux and the Senegal national football team. He plays as a right-back, but is versatile and can also play at left-back.

Youssouf Sabaly
Youssouf Sabaly 2018.jpg
Sabaly playing for Senegal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Youssouf Sabaly[1]
Date of birth (1993-03-05) 5 March 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth Le Chesnay, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Playing position(s) Right-back, left-back
Club information
Current team
Bordeaux
Number 20
Youth career
2001–2003 Cellois FC
2003–2011 Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Paris Saint-Germain B 46 (0)
2013–2017 Paris Saint-Germain 0 (0)
2013–2015Evian (loan) 65 (0)
2015–2016Nantes (loan) 28 (2)
2016–2017Bordeaux (loan) 30 (0)
2017– Bordeaux 74 (0)
National team
2009–2010 France U17 11 (0)
2010–2011 France U18 7 (1)
2011 France U19 2 (0)
2012–2013 France U20 7 (0)
2017– Senegal 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 September 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 July 2019

CareerEdit

Sabaly made his Ligue 1 debut with Evian in the opening game of the 2013–14 season against Sochaux-Montbéliard, playing the full game, which ended in a 1–1 draw.[3]

In August 2016, he agreed to a contract extension until 2020, before joining Bordeaux on a season-long loan.[4]

International careerEdit

Sabaly was born in France to parents of Senegalese descent.[5] He has represented France at various youth levels, and was a member of the victorious squad at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[6]

In 2017, Sabaly received his first call-up from Senegal.[7] He made his debut in a 2–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification win over South Africa on 10 November 2017.[8]

In May 2018, he was named in Senegal's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[9]

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

As of 27 July 2019[10]
Senegal
Year Apps Goals
2017 2 0
2018 8 0
2019 8 0
Total 18 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  3. ^ "La fiche de Youssouf Sabalay" (in French). Ligue de Football Professionel. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  4. ^ Johnson, Jonathan (4 August 2016). "Youssouf Sabaly seals Bordeaux loan after signing new PSG contract". ESPNFC. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  5. ^ http://www.galsenfoot.com/2016/05/13/equipe-du-senegal-youssouf-sabaly-sera-sur-la-liste-face-au-burundi-proches/
  6. ^ "Joueur: Youssouf Sabalay" (in French). French Football Federation. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  7. ^ "Former French juniors Niang & Sabaly called up by Senegal - 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Africa - Senegal". African Football. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  8. ^ FIFA.com. "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - Matches - South Africa-Senegal - FIFA.com". FIFA.com.
  9. ^ Crawford, Stephen (4 June 2018). "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad - Final 23-man lists". Goal. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Youssouf Sabaly". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 15 July 2018.

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