#AFROFOOTBALL - November 2019 - AFRICAN FOOTBALL STORIES IN SHORT

The latest African football stories in short for November

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7 Oct 2019
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25 Mar 2019
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9 Jan 2019
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18 Nov 2018
Africa Cup 2019 Qualifiers - group stage - 4th Matches - all results

all results

17 Oct 2018
Africa Cup 2019 Qualifiers - group stage - 3rd Matches - all results

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14 Oct 2018
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Kenya secure shock win over Ghana in qualifiers.

10 Sep 2018
STARS IN EUROPE - BURKINA FASO - TRANSFER - Bakary Kone

Burkina Faso's Bakary Kone moves to Turkey.

2 Aug 2018

Bakary Koné
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Personal information
Date of birth
27 April 1988
Place of birth
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Height
1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position
Centre back

Club information
Current team

Strasbourg (on loan from Málaga)

 

Burkina Faso
Ankaragucu
Article 01
Article 02
Article 03


Youth career

CFTPK Abidjan
2002-2004

Étoile Filante
2004-2005


Senior career

Étoile Filante
2005-2006
37x apps / 1x goals

Guingamp B
2006-2008
25x apps / 1x goals

Guingamp
2006-2011
101x apps / 5x goals

Lyon
2011-2016
89x apps / 6x goals

Málaga
2016-
7x apps / 0x goals

→ Strasbourg (loan)
2017-2018
28x apps / 1x goals

Ankaragucu
2018-
0x apps / 0x goals


National team

Burkina Faso
2006-
76x apps / 0x goals

(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.


Career

Early career

Koné played on youth side for CFTPK Abidjan and joined in 2004 to Etoile Filante.[2]

 

Senior career

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.