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Date of birth
27 April 1988
Place of birth
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Strasbourg (on loan from Málaga)
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(Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 August 2017 (UTC). National team caps and goals correct as of 28 January 2017)
Bakary Koné is a Burkinabé footballer who plays as a central defender for French club Strasbourg on loan from Málaga CF.
Koné played on youth side for CFTPK Abidjan and joined in 2004 to Etoile Filante.
He began his professional career in 2005 with Etoile Filante and signed in July 2006 with En Avant Guingamp.
He played his first game for En Avant Guingamp on 11 May 2007 against Tours FC in the Ligue 2.
Whilst at Guingamp, then in Ligue 2, Koné played in the 2009 Coupe de France Final in which they beat Rennes.
He joined Lyon on 11 August 2011 and signed a five-year deal for €3.8 million transfer fee.
He scored his first goal with Lyon in the champions league play-offs against Rubin Kazan on 24 August 2011.
He scored his second goal, again in Champion's League in group stage against Dinamo Zagreb on 27 September of the same year.
On 27 June 2016, Koné signed a three-year deal with La Liga side Málaga CF.
On 26 August 2017, he moved to Ligue 1 side RC Strasbourg on a season-long loan.
On 28 July 2018, Koné terminated his contract with the Andalusians.