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Stéphane Mbia Etoundi


Professional Soccer Player

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Created: 7th Apr 2010
Modified: 18th May 2010
Professional Information
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Olympique Marseille
Defensive Midfielder
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Biographical Information
Stéphane Mbia Etoundi
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: May/20/1986
Gender: male
Place of Origin: Cameroon

Stéphane Mbia Etoundi (born May 20, 1986 in Yaoundé) is a Cameroonian football player who plays for French League 1 club Olympique Marseille.

Stéphane began his playing career at the famous Kadji Sports Academy in Douala, Cameroon where fellow Cameroon internationals Samuel Eto'o, Carlos Kameni and Eric Djemba Djemba played. In 2004 he moved to France, to join Stade Rennais.

Mbia emerged into the Rennes first team in the 2005-06 season, making a handful of appearances. The Cameroonian scored his first Ligue 1 goal for the club in November 2006 against champions Olympique Lyonnais.

On the 14th July 2009, M'Bia completed his £10.4 million move to Marseille from Rennes.
[edit] International career

Mbia played international football at junior level for Cameroon. He was part of the Cameroon squad for the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland, where his side were eliminated in the group stage.

He made his debut for the Cameroon national team in 2005. He was part of the squad for the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana, where Mbia scored twice against Tunisia in the quarterfinal.

Mbia was part of the Cameroon squad for the 2008 Olympics in China, playing in all four of his teams matches, and scoring once against Honduras.

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