Karamoko Cissé

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Karamoko Cissé
Personal information
Full name Karamoko Cissé
Date of birth (1988-11-14) 14 November 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Koubia, Guinea
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Youth career
Virtus Petosino
2004–2006 Atalanta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Atalanta 3 (0)
2007–2008 Verona 25 (1)
2008– AlbinoLeffe 84 (15)
National team
2008– Guinea 15 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 August 2010 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2010 (UTC)

Karamoko Cissé (born 14 November 1988) is a Guinean footballer who plays as a forward for Italian Serie B club AlbinoLeffe.


He moved with his family to Sorisole, Italy in 2000.[citation needed] After spending season 2007-2008 on loan at Hellas Verona F.C., Cissé returned to Atalanta but did not make an appearance. He joined AlbinoLeffe in a co-ownership deal in January 2009,[1] for €700,000.[2]

In 2010-11 season, he changed the shirt number from no.8 to no.17, the traditional bad luck number.[3]

In June 2011 AlbinoLeffe bought Cissé, Michael Cia and Dario Bergamelli outright, co-currently sold Nicola Madonna outright. In 2011–12 season he took no.10 from retired Davide Bombardini.

International career[edit]

Karamoko who was in the final squad and played in the Qualifiers for Guinea in the Ghana 2008, African Cup of Nations.
He has also been picked in the squad for the South Africa 2010 World Cup Qualifiers.

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 20 November 2007 Stade Paul Fischer, Melun, France  Angola 0–3 Win Friendly
2. 5 September 2010 Addis Ababa Stadium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  Ethiopia 1–4 Win 2012 ANC qualification
3. 17 November 2010 Stade Aimé Bergeal, Mantes-la-Ville, France  Burkina Faso 2–1 Lost Friendly
Correct as of 19 November 2010


  1. ^ "Ecco Karamoko Cisse". UC AlbinoLeffe (in Italian). 7 January 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Atalanta BC Report and Accounts on 31 December 2010 (Italian)
  3. ^ "Assegnati i numeri di maglia della stagione 2010/11". UC AlbinoLeffe (albinoleffe.com). 12 August 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 

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