Idrissa Sylla

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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 club 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Idrissa SyllaFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Idrissa Sylla profile". LFP.fr. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Côte D’Ivoire – Guinée : forfait de Mohamed Camara remplacé par Idrissa Sylla (Actualisé)". Guineefoot.com. 25 February 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.lfp.fr/joueur/sylla-idrissa
  5. ^ "Zulte Waregem engage Sylla et Mendy" [Zulte Waregem signs Sylla and Mendy] (in French). rtbf.be. 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). ouest-france.fr. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "La Guinée perd en amical face aux lions indomptables". Guineefoot.com. 26 May 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2012.