Professional Soccer Player
Landry Joel Tsafack N'Guémo is a Cameroonian footballer who currently plays for Scottish Premier League club Celtic on loan from Ligue 1 side Nancy.
N'Guémo is a native of Dschang, a small town in western Cameroon, he played for various local teams in Dschang before moving to Yaounde aged 13.
N'Guémo was spotted by scouts of Nancy in Yaoundé and was promptly invited to France where he had trials before signing for the club aged 15. He made his debut aged 19 in August 2005 as a substitute against Lyon in a league match. He made his first start one month later against Troyes.
In January 2009, N'Guémo said he would welcome a move away from the club after being linked by French and English media with moves to Arsenal, Sunderland and Everton.
On 31 January 2009, N'Guémo scored his first goal for Nancy, a dramatic 90th minute winner in a match against Le Havre. His second goal for the club also came in dramatic circumstances when he again netted in the 90th minute on 23 May 2009 against Marseille but Nancy were beaten 2–1.
After days of speculation, on 16 July 2009, N'Guémo completed a one-year loan move to Celtic with an option to make it permanent. He wears the number 6 shirt the squad number previously allotted to Bobo Baldé. N'Guemo's debut game came in the 0–0 draw against Cardiff City where he was awarded as Celtic's man of the match. He made his competitive debut against Dynamo Moscow in Glasgow, losing 1–0. He was also part of the team that won 2–0 in Moscow, sending Celtic through to play Arsenal in the final qualifier for the Champions League. He made his league debut away to Aberdeen in a 3–1 win for Celtic.
N'Guémo has made nine appearances for Cameroon, scoring twice. His last appearance for his National team was on 12 January 2010 in a match against Tunisia, in a first round game for the 2010 African Cup of Nations.