Adama Niane

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Adama Niane
Personal information
Full name Adama Niane
Date of birth (1993-06-16) 16 June 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Nantes
Number 33
Youth career
Yeleen Olympique
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012- FC Nantes 1 (0)
2012- FC Nantes II 27 (11)
National team
2011- Mali U20 7 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 October 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 July 2013

Adama Niane (born 16 June 1993 in Bamako) is a Malian footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 side FC Nantes.[1]


Yeleen Olympique[edit]

Niane started his career with Centre Yeleen Olympique de Bamako[2]


After two and a half senior year with Yeleen, Niane signed for Ligue 2 side FC Nantes.[3] He made his debut for Nantes on 15 December 2012 versus Caens.[4]

International career[edit]

Niane was named in Mali's squad for the 2013 African Youth Championship, he scored the only goal in Mali's opening game versus Nigeria. Niane will play the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in the Turkey.[5]