Bakary Koné

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Bakary Koné
Personal information
Full name Bakary Koné
Date of birth (1988-04-27) 27 April 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Lyon
Number 4
Youth career
2002–2004 CFTPK Abidjan
2004–2005 Étoile Filante
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Étoile Filante 37 (1)
2006–2008 Guingamp II 25 (1)
2006–2011 Guingamp 89 (3)
2011– Lyon 66 (5)
National team
2010–[1] Burkina Faso 42 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 January 2012

Bakary Koné (French pronunciation: ​[bakaʁi kɔne], born 27 April 1988 in Ouagadougou) is a Burkinabé footballer who plays as a central defender for French club Lyon.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

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

Senior career[edit]

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.[3] He joined Lyon on 11 August 2011 and signed a five-year deal for 3.8 million transfer fee.[4] 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.

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Guingamp 2006–07 2 0 0 0 0 0 - - 2 0
2007–08 9 0 0 0 1 0 - - 10 0
2008–09 32 1 7 2 2 0 - - 41 3
2009–10 31 1 1 0 3 0 - - 34 1
2010–11 36 5 1 0 3 0 - - 40 5
2011–12 2 0 0 0 0 0 - - 2 0
Total 112 7 9 2 8 0 - - 129 9
Lyon 2011–12 28 2 4 0 0 0 9 2 41 3
Total 28 2 4 0 0 0 9 2 41 4
Career Total 140 9 13 2 8 0 9 2 170 13

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Guingamp
Lyon

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burkina Faso - Senegal 1:0, 7 October 2006, CAF Nations Cup Qualifying 2008, Footballdatabase.eu
  2. ^ Fiche - Bakary Koné - EA Guingamp - né en 1988 on www.espoirsdufootball.com
  3. ^ Match Report Guingamp - Tours 3 - 1 on www.foot-national.com
  4. ^ http://www.actusnewswire.com/documents/ACTUS-0-4304-OL-DDR-2010-2011-GB-version-070312-VDEF.pdf
  5. ^ a b French Cup final - Evian v Bordeaux as it happened, Live text commentary, BBC.co.uk, Retrieved 2013-08-18

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