Junior Sambia in 2017 with Montpellier.
|Full name||Salomon Sambia|
|Date of birth||7 September 1996|
|Place of birth||Vaulx-en-Velin, France|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking Midfielder|
|2017–2018||→ Montpellier (loan)||28||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:36, 17 July 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2017
Salomon Sambia (born 7 September 1996), commonly known as Junior Sambia, is a French footballer who currently plays for Montpellier. He plays predominantly as a defensive midfielder, but can also play as an attacking midfielder or winger.
Born in Lyon, Sambia joined the youth set-up at Niort from Mâcon in 2013. In the summer of 2014, he was awarded a first-team contract alongside fellow youth midfielder Antoine Batisse. Sambia made his senior debut for Niort on 12 September 2014 in the 0–1 defeat at Dijon at the age of 18 years and 5 days, becoming the youngest player ever to start a professional match for the club. He went on to make five league appearances in total during the 2014–15 season.
Sambia's parents are from the Central African Republic.
|Chamois Niortais||Ligue 2||2014–15||5||0||0||0||0||0||5||0|
|Montpellier (loan)||Ligue 1||2017–18||28||1||2||1||4||1||34||3|
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