Pape Sarr

Date of birth07 December 1977
Place of birthMerina
NationalitySenegalese
Weight74 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionMidfielder

Sarr is a reliable midfield player who developed with St Etienne where he was a member of the team that won promotion to the French First Division in 1998-99. He subsequently joined Lens in the 2001 close season, linking up with his international colleagues Ferdinand Coly and El Hadji Diouf. He was a member of the Lions squad for the 2000 African Nations Cup and featured regularly in the second round stage of the campaign to qualify for the 2002 World Cup finals. He is key to the team with most of the play in midfield directed through him. He possesses the ability to work tirelessly, with great distribution skills and a good tackle. He also manages to score goals, being a significant danger from set pieces. He could only watch the African Nations Cup Final in 2002 from the stands after being sent off in the semi final against Nigeria.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Saint-Étienne 01 Jul 1996 01 Jul 2001
RC Lens 01 Jul 2001
Nottingham Forest 26 Jul 2004 31 Jul 2004 T

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Saint-Étienne French Championnat 23
3
5
3
2001-02 RC Lens French Championnat 12
4
1
1
1
2002-03 RC Lens French Championnat
1
1
2003-04 RC Lens French Championnat 23
5
3
2003-04 RC Lens UEFA Cup 2
1
2004-05 RC Lens French Championnat
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
01 Feb 2000 Zambia v Senegal D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
29 Jul 2000 Guingamp v Saint Etienne D 2-2 French Championnat 1
04 Aug 2000 Saint Etienne v Olympique Marseille W 3-0 French Championnat 2
12 Aug 2000 Toulouse v Saint Etienne D 1-1 French Championnat 3
19 Aug 2000 Saint Etienne v Bordeaux W 1-0 French Championnat 4
27 Aug 2000 Auxerre v Saint Etienne L 4-3 French Championnat 5
06 Sep 2000 Saint Etienne v Olympique Lyonnais D 2-2 French Championnat 6
09 Sep 2000 Paris St Germain v Saint Etienne L 5-1 French Championnat 7
17 Sep 2000 Saint Etienne v Lille D 1-1 French Championnat 8
30 Sep 2000 Saint Etienne v Rennes L 0-2 French Championnat 10
14 Oct 2000 Sedan v Saint Etienne L 2-1 French Championnat 11
21 Oct 2000 Saint Etienne v Metz W 2-0 French Championnat 12
18 Nov 2000 RC Lens v Saint Etienne D 0-0 French Championnat 16
03 Dec 2000 Saint Etienne v Toulouse W 1-0 French Championnat 19
10 Dec 2000 Bordeaux v Saint-Étienne L 2-1 French Championnat 20
16 Dec 2000 Saint Etienne v Auxerre W 2-0 French Championnat 21
21 Dec 2000 Olympique Lyonnais v Saint Etienne L 2-1 French Championnat 22
27 Jan 2001 Lille v Saint Etienne L 4-1 French Championnat 24
03 Feb 2001 Saint Etienne v Strasbourg D 3-3 French Championnat 25
06 Feb 2001 Rennes v Saint Etienne L 3-0 French Championnat 26
17 Feb 2001 Saint Etienne v Sedan L 0-2 French Championnat 27
03 Mar 2001 Metz v Saint Etienne L 3-0 French Championnat 28
17 Mar 2001 Saint Etienne v Bastia W 2-1 French Championnat 29
07 Apr 2001 Troyes v Saint Etienne D 0-0 French Championnat 30
28 Apr 2001 Saint Etienne v RC Lens D 1-1 French Championnat 32
12 May 2001 Nantes v Saint Etienne L 1-0 French Championnat 33
19 May 2001 Saint Etienne v Guingamp D 2-2 French Championnat 34
28 Jul 2001 RC Lens v Olympique Lyonnais D 0-0 French Championnat 1
04 Aug 2001 Nantes v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 2
11 Aug 2001 RC Lens v Olympique Marseille D 0-0 French Championnat 3
18 Aug 2001 Metz v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 4
08 Sep 2001 Paris St Germain v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 6
15 Sep 2001 RC Lens v FC Sochaux Montbeliard D 0-0 French Championnat 7
22 Sep 2001 AS Monaco v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 8
29 Sep 2001 RC Lens v Auxerre D 0-0 French Championnat 9
13 Oct 2001 Lorient v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 10
20 Oct 2001 RC Lens v Montpellier D 0-0 French Championnat 11
27 Oct 2001 Rennes v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 12
04 Nov 2001 RC Lens v Bordeaux D 0-0 French Championnat 13
17 Nov 2001 RC Lens v Sedan D 0-0 French Championnat 14
18 Dec 2001 RC Lens v Nantes D 0-0 French Championnat 18
30 Dec 2001 Senegal v Algeria W 1-0 International Friendly
23 Feb 2002 Montpellier v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 27
17 Mar 2002 Bordeaux v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 29
23 May 2002 Ecuador v Senegal W 0-1 International Friendly
22 Jan 2003 AS Monaco v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 23
02 Aug 2003 RC Lens v Le Mans D 0-0 French Championnat 1
09 Aug 2003 Nantes v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 2
17 Aug 2003 RC Lens v Olympique Marseille D 0-0 French Championnat 3
23 Aug 2003 Strasbourg v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 4
28 Aug 2003 Torpedo Kutaisi v RC Lens W 0-2
Agg: 0-5
UEFA Cup Qualifying round 2nd leg
31 Aug 2003 RC Lens v Nice D 0-0 French Championnat 5
13 Sep 2003 Rennes v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 6
20 Sep 2003 RC Lens v Bordeaux D 0-0 French Championnat 7
27 Sep 2003 Olympique Lyonnais v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 8
15 Oct 2003 RC Lens v Cementarnica D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
18 Oct 2003 Bastia v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 10
30 Nov 2003 RC Lens v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 15
18 Jan 2004 Olympique Marseille v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 21
31 Jan 2004 RC Lens v Strasbourg D 0-0 French Championnat 22
07 Feb 2004 Nice v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 23
14 Feb 2004 RC Lens v Rennes D 0-0 French Championnat 24
21 Feb 2004 Bordeaux v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 25
28 Feb 2004 RC Lens v Olympique Lyonnais D 0-0 French Championnat 26
06 Mar 2004 Metz v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 27
13 Mar 2004 RC Lens v Bastia D 0-0 French Championnat 28
20 Mar 2004 Lille v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 29
28 Mar 2004 RC Lens v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 30
03 Apr 2004 Montpellier v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 31
10 Apr 2004 RC Lens v AS Monaco D 0-0 French Championnat 32
24 Apr 2004 Guingamp v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 33
01 May 2004 RC Lens v Toulouse D 0-0 French Championnat 34
08 May 2004 FC Sochaux Montbeliard v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 35
11 May 2004 RC Lens v Auxerre D 0-0 French Championnat 36
15 May 2004 RC Lens v Ajaccio AC D 0-0 French Championnat 37
23 May 2004 Le Mans v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 38
28 Nov 2004 FC Sochaux Montbeliard v RC Lens W 1-2 French Championnat 16


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Senegal Africa Cup of Nations 1
2001-02 Senegal International Friendly 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
01 Feb 2000 Zambia v Senegal D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
30 Dec 2001 Senegal v Algeria W 1-0 International Friendly
23 May 2002 Ecuador v Senegal W 0-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.