Alioune Touré

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Alioune Touré
Personal information
Full name Alioune Kissima Touré
Date of birth (1978-09-09) 9 September 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth Saint-Denis, France
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Forward/Winger
Youth career
INF Clairefontaine
Nantes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2001 Nantes 49 (3)
2001–2002 Manchester City 1 (0)
2002–2004 Paris Saint-Germain 25 (1)
2004–2005 Guingamp (loan) 11 (0)
2005–2007 União de Leiria 40 (2)
2007–2008 Dubai Club -- (--)
2008–2009 Olympiakos Nicosia 0 (0)
2009–2010 Paris FC 2 (1)
National team
1997 France U18
1998 France U21
Teams managed
2012- Shanghai Shenhua (Coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Alioune Kissima Touré (born 9 September 1978 in Saint-Denis) is a French former professional footballer of Malian and Senegalese descent. He is an attacking midfielder but can play both as a forward and on the wing. In the search of an ambitious club following his experience in Cyprus, he returned to Paris, France, and signed a 2-year contract with Paris FC in August 2009.

Touré had a brief spell in England with Manchester City in the 2001–02 season where he made just 2 substitute appearances against Wimbledon in the league[1] and Blackburn Rovers in the League Cup.[2] He missed several months of the season due to deep vein thrombosis, which he contracted following a six hour coach journey to Portsmouth.[3] He left the club for Paris Saint-Germain in the 2002 close season, as a makeweight in the deal that took Nicolas Anelka in the opposite direction.[4]

Touré won the 1997 UEFA European Under-18 Championship with France.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester City 0 Wimbledon 4". Sporting Life. 29 September 2001. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Blackburn 2 Manchester City 0". Sporting Life. 28 November 2001. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Toure out for season". BBC. 21 December 2001. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Patrick Goss. "PSG unveil Toure". Sky Sports. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Champions d'Europe U18 1997 – Que sont-ils devenus ?" (in French). EspoirsduFootball.com. 3 February 2013. 

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