Idrissa Sylla

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Not to be confused with Idrissa Sylla, who played for Guinea, Fello Star and at amateur level in France.
Idrissa Sylla
Personal information
Full name Idrissa Sylla
Date of birth (1990-12-03) 3 December 1990 (age 23)[1]
Place of birth Conakry, Guinea
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Zulte Waregem
Number 11
Youth career
2008–2010 Le Mans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Le Mans 52 (14)
2010–2011 Bastia (loan) 27 (7)
2013– Zulte Waregem 11 (2)
National team
2012– Guinea 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 January 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 June 2013

Idrissa Sylla is a Guinean international football player who plays for Zulte Waregem in Belgian Pro League.[2] He is also referred to as Waddle due to a similar style of play to Chris Waddle.[3]

Club career[edit]

He was the joint top scorer for Le Mans during the 2011-2012 Ligue 2 season, along with Idir Ouali, scoring 9 league goals.[4]

In August 2013, Sylla joined Belgian team Zulte Waregem with a two-years contract, following Le Mans' fall in the French lower divisions. He was transferred for an estimated fee of €150.000.[5][6]

International career[edit]

He made his debut versus Cameroon in May 2012.[7]


  1. ^ Idrissa SyllaFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Idrissa Sylla profile". Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Côte D’Ivoire – Guinée : forfait de Mohamed Camara remplacé par Idrissa Sylla (Actualisé)". 25 February 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
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  5. ^ "Zulte Waregem engage Sylla et Mendy" [Zulte Waregem signs Sylla and Mendy] (in French). 3 September 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "Idrissa Sylla (Le Mans FC) transféré à Zulte Waregem" [Idrissa Sylla (Le Mans FC) transferred to Zulte Waregem] (in French). 2 September 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "La Guinée perd en amical face aux lions indomptables". 26 May 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2012.