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Edgar Salli

Edgar Salli (Saint-Gall, Switzerland)

Edgar Nicaise Constant Salli  was born on 17th August 1992. He is popularly known as Edgar Salli, is a footballer from Cameroon who plays for 1. FC Nürnberg and is a winger, He has been capped at full international level by Cameroon.

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Club career

Early career in Cameroon

Edgar Salli began his football career with central Cameroonian club Ngaoundéré and made his senior debut in Elite Two during the 2008–09 season. He also played for Elite One side Coton Sport 2009–10 season. Salli played Cameroon under-20 team.  his performances at the 2011 African Youth Championship saw him receive several offers from Europe clubs. In May 2011 he signed Monaco and loans.

He won Elite One championship with Coton Sport, he was signed a two 3 years deal with the French club Monaco in July 2011 for an undisclosed fee. the who had been relegated to Ligue 2 at the end of the 2010–11 season. Salli played his first game for Monaco in a 0–0 draw with Boulogne on 1 August, and scored his first goal for the club three weeks later in a one-all draw with Amiens. Salli scored in a 2–2 draw with Sedan which was his fifth goal of the season in league and cup competition on 2 March 2012. He finished the season with five goals in 31 appearances. Salli played constantly for the reserves in the Championnat de France amateur the following season and made one appearance for the first team as the club won promotion back to Ligue 1 as champions.

On 23 July 2013, Salli joined RC Lens on a season-long loan from Monaco.

On 22 August 2014, he was once again loaned, this time to Académica.

Salli was again loaned out for the 2015–16 season to St. Gallen in the Swiss Super League.

1. FC Nürnberg

On 21 July 2016, it was announced that Salli will be joining forces of the German 2. Bundesliga team 1. FC Nurember.

International career

Before he was called to Cameroon national team, Salli represented his country at youth international level. He made his debut for the under-20 team in 2009 and played regularly over the next two years.

He was among the team that took part in the 2010 CEMAC Cup and was voted player of the tournament at the 2011 African Youth Championship.Cameroon finished as runners-up in both competitions. Salli played his first game for Cameroon in a 1–1 draw with Equatorial Guinea on 11 October 2011. He took part in the 2011 LG Cup in November, an exhibition tournament held in Morocco, which Cameroon won. He scored his first goal for Cameroon against Moldova on 7 June 2014. Salli scored Cameroon’s winner in an AFCON qualification win over Mauritania in June 2016.