Daniel Maa Boumsong

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Daniel Maa Boumsong
Personal information
Full name Daniel Maa Boumsong
Date of birth (1987-03-20) 20 March 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Ngambe, Cameroon
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2004 Cameroon Douala
2005–2007 Internazionale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Internazionale 1 (0)
2006–2007 Treviso (loan) 3 (0)
2007–2009 Treviso 0 (0)
2007–2008 Pistoiese (loan) 2 (0)
2008–2009 Rovigo (loan) 16 (0)
2009–2010 Sporting Terni
2010–2011 Noto 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Daniel Maa Boumsong (born 20 March 1987) is a Cameroonian former footballer who played as a midfielder.


Inter Milan

Born in Ngambe, Maa Boumsong joined Internazionale in 2005, age 18. He arrived Italy for 2004 Torneo di Viareggio[1] and escaped from the squad to seek asylum. Due to FIGC regulation, he could only signed by an Italian club after 1 year legal residence, which he trained with Novara local teams before joined Inter.[2] Maa Boumsong was included in the first team at the end of 2004–05 season, playing in end-season and pre-season friendlies. He also named in UEFA Champions League 25-men senior squad, as he was not eligible to List B.[3] A regular in the Primavera youth team, Maa Boumsong made his competitive debut on 30 November 2005, winning Parma in 2005–06 Coppa Italia.[4] On week later, he made his Champions League/European debut against Rangers.[5] He only able to make his Serie A debut near the end of the season, which he was the starting midfielder.[6] That season he won Coppa Italia with both first team and the Primavera team.[7] Later, FIGC assigned Inter as the Serie A champion due to 2006 Italian football scandal.


At the start of 2006–07 season, Maa Boumsong at first left for Spezia in July, but on 31 August left for Treviso, along with Alex Cordaz (in co-ownership deal).[8]

In January 2007 he returned to Inter,[9] but along with Leonardo Bonucci, was sold to Treviso in co-ownership deal. Half of Maa Boumsong's contract was tagged for €100,000 at that time.[10] Both players would formally become players of Treviso on 1 July 2007.[11] It also saw it was part of the deal that Robert Acquafresca moved back to Inter in June 2007. Treviso also signed Inter teammate Federico Piovaccari in peppercorn fee. With Inter Primavera team, Maa Boumsong finished as the runner-up of Coppa Italia Primavera[12] but winning Campionato Nazionale Primavera.[13]

However Maa Boumsong was excluded from Treviso's Serie B plan. He left for Pistoiese before returned to Treviso in January 2008. Despite the co-ownership deal was renewed along with Cordaz and Piovaccari in June,[14] Maa Boumsong joined Treviso permanently for €250,000[15] as part of the transfers between the two clubs, which Treviso also signed Gianluca Litteri (€50,000) and Daniele Pedrelli (for €275,000) in co-ownership deal.[16] However both players were returned to Inter in January and June 2009.

Maa Boumsong then left for another Lega Pro clubs Rovigo. He played 16 games in the Seconda Divisione. In July 2009, Treviso bankrupted, along with Cordaz and Piovaccari, they became free agents.

Serie D teams

Unlike his former Inter teammate who found professional teams, Maa Boumsong joined Serie D team in 2009–10 season. In September 2010 he joined Noto.[17]




  1. ^ "Squadra Cameroon Douala". Torneo di Viareggio (in Italian). Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Scacchi, Stefano (22 November 2005). "Daniel Maa Boumsong". Guerin Sportivo (in Italian). Re-Published by campionatoprimavera.com. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "CL PLAYER LIST SUBMITTED TO UEFA". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 1 September 2005. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "OBA ENDS DROUGHT AS INTER SINK PARMA". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 30 November 2005. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Rangers set Scottish first". UEFA. 7 December 2005. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "SIENA HOLD INTER IN MILAN". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 7 May 2006. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "INTER BEAT MILAN TO LIFT PRIMAVERA CUP". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 5 April 2006. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "DEALS DONE FOR EIGHT YOUTH PLAYERS". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 31 August 2006. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  9. ^ "MAA BOUMSONG RETURNS TO INTER". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 11 January 2007. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  10. ^ FC Internazionale Milano 2006–07 bilancio, Require purchase in CCIAA (in Italian)
  11. ^ "TRANSFERS: INTER'S JANUARY DEALINGS". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 31 January 2007. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  12. ^ "Primavera cup: Inter 1–1 Juve (agg. 1–3)". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 4 April 2007. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  13. ^ "Primavera: Inter win Scudetto!". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 19 May 2007. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  14. ^ "Transfer market: co-ownership deals". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 22 June 2008. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  15. ^ "Jago Del Piero joins from Treviso". FC Internazionale Milano. www.inter.it. 1 September 2008. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  16. ^ FC Internazionale Milano SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2010 (in Italian)
  17. ^ "Tesserato Daniel Maa Boumsong". USD Noto Calcio (in Italian). 7 September 2010. Archived from the original on 7 April 2012. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 

External links

  • Inter Archive
  • Rovigo Profile (in Italian)
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