Who is Anguissa: bio, career and numbers of the Napoli defender

André-Frank Zambo Anguissa, SSC Napoli footballer, during a match

André-Frank Zambo Anguissa is a Cameroonian footballer, who holds the role of midfielder. In 2021 he moved to Napoli and immediately conquered a starting position in the Neapolitan formation.

Below is everything you need to know about the life and career of André-Frank Zambo Anguissa.

The biography of André-Frank Zambo Anguissa

Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa was born in Yaounde, in Cameroon, on November 16, 1995. Yaoundé is the capital and one of the most important cities of the country.

Anguissa's career

Anguissa grew up in the youth teams between 2010 and 2014 Cotonsport Garoua, a team that plays in the Cameroonian top division. In 2014 he flew to France and started playing in the youth team Stade Reims.

His performances in the youth team of the French team are excellent, so much so that he attracts the attention of theOlympique Marseille, where he made his professional debut on 17 September 2015. With the French team he will reach the 2018 Europa League final, then lost against Atletico Madrid.

In August 2018 he moved to Fulham for the sum of 30 million euros. With the English he signs a five-year contract. Fulham, unfortunately, relegated at the end of the season and Anguissa spent the 2019-2020 season with the Villareal. In 2020, however, he returned to the ranks of newly promoted Fulham.

The transition to Napoli takes place on August 31, 2021, with the Neapolitans buying the player for 15 million euros. Anguissa immediately imposes himself as irremovable owner.

In 2017, he made his debut with the Cameroon national team and in 2021 he won third place in the African Cup.

Role and technical characteristics of Anguissa

Anguissa is 184 centimeters tall and weighs 78 kilograms. He's a very physical midfielder and who works particularly well forward in defence. Not surprisingly, he is almost always supported on the pitch by a director.

Sometimes he also plays as a midfielder and as an attacking midfielder.

How much does Anguissa earn at Napoli

The contract between Anguissa and Napoli will expire on 30 June 2025 with the option for a unilateral extension by Napoli until 30 June 2027.

Anguissa's salary matches 3 million euros net per season, which are equal to 3,93 million euros gross each season (a figure achieved thanks to various tax breaks).

The figures relating to image rights are not known.

Anguissa's family

Anguissa's wife is called Patricia. The two have two beautiful children.

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Written by Vincenzo Napolitano
Image source: Instagram profile André-Frank Zambo Anguissa
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