Brice Samba facts for kids
Samba playing for Marseille in July 2013.
|Full name||Brice Lauriche Samba|
|Date of birth||25 April 1994|
|Place of birth||Linzolo, Republic of the Congo|
|Current club||Nottingham Forest|
|2011–2013||Le Havre B||27||(0)|
|2015–2016||→ Nancy B (loan)||2||(0)|
|2015–2016||→ Nancy (loan)||2||(0)|
Samba joined Le Havre in 2006, working his way through their youth team's before appearing in the first-team in 2011.
On 4 January 2013, Samba joined Marseille from Le Havre AC, signing a four-and-a-half year contract. He made his professional debut for Marseille on 5 January 2014 in a Coupe de France game against Stade de Reims keeping a clean sheet in a 2–0 home win. On 9 July 2015, Samba joined AS Nancy on a season-long loan.
Samba joined Caen on a four-year deal from Marseille on 30 June 2017.
On 7 August 2019, Samba joined EFL Championship side Nottingham Forest on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. He was initially brought in as a backup for on loan goalkeeper Arijanet Muric, but earned his place as Forest's number one after Muric made a number of costly mistakes.
His impressive performances led him being named the Championship Fans' Player of the Month for November 2019.
On 8 September 2020, Samba was included in the PFA Championship Team of the Year for the 2019–20 season.
|Club||Season||League||National Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|Le Havre B||2010–11||CFA||1||0||—||—||—||1||0|
|Le Havre||2012–13||Ligue 2||0||0||1||0||0||0||—||1||0|
|Marseille B||2012–13||CFA 2||1||0||—||—||—||1||0|
|Nancy B (loan)||2015–16||CFA 2||2||0||—||—||—||2||0|
|Nancy (loan)||2015–16||Ligue 2||2||0||1||0||2||0||—||5||0|
|Caen B||2017–18||Championnat National 3||3||0||—||—||—||3||0|
|Nottingham Forest||2019–20||EFL Championship||40||0||0||0||2||0||—||42||0|
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