Abdou Traoré (footballer, born 1988)

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Abdou Traoré
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Personal information
Full name Abdoulaye Traoré
Date of birth (1988-01-17) 17 January 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 7
Youth career
2003–2005 CO Bamako
2006–2008 Bordeaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 CO Bamako 47 (14)
2008– Bordeaux 75 (2)
2010–2011 Nice (loan) 23 (1)
National team
2009– Mali 25 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 May 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 March 2013

Abdoulaye Traoré (born 17 January 1988 in Bamako) is a Malian football player who currently plays for French club FC Girondins de Bordeaux in Ligue 1.


Traoré began his career with Cercle Olympique de Bamako, where he played his first professional season in the Malien Premiere Division. After one year in the Malien Premiere Division he was in signed by FC Girondins de Bordeaux in July 2006. He played 43 games over two years for Bordeaux's reserve team, scoring three goals, before being promoted to the Ligue 1 team in July 2008.[citation needed]

International career[edit]

Traoré is former member of Mali youth teams and played his first Les Aigles game on 11 February 2009 against Angola national football team.[citation needed]