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Who is James debbah?

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James 'Salinsa' Debbah (born 14 December 1969 in Monrovia) is a semi-retired Liberian football striker. He is now only plays on the national football team. Debbah was born in Monrovia on December 14, 1969. He is the cousin of Liberian football legend and former presidential candidate, George Weah. However, when Weah ran for president in 2005, Debbah did not support his candidacy because of a lack of political experience. Debbah began his professional football career with the Liberian squad Mighty Barolle in 1984. In 1989, he left Liberia for Union Douala in Cameroon, where he lasted only 1 season. In 1990, Debbah moved to the French squad Olympique Alès. In 1991, Debbah moved up to the Ligue 1 squad AS Monaco and played the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup final with it, then the year later he moved to Olympique Lyonnais. In 1995, moved across Ligue 1 to OGC Nice, where he lasted until 1997. In that year, Debbah moved to the Belgian League squad R.S.C. Anderlecht. He moved back to Ligue 1 for one season with Paris Saint-Germain. After leaving Paris Saint-Germain, Debbah moved to the Turkcell Super League squad Ankaragücü for the 1998 and 1999 seasons, then to the Iraklis squad in Greece. Debbah's last professional stop was with Al-Jazeera Club from 2001-2003 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.