Lamine Koné

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Lamine Koné
FC Lorient 2010-211 - Kone Lamine.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-02-01) 1 February 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
FC Lorient
Number 2
Youth career
1998–2002 SO Paris
2002–2003 US Alfortville
2003–2006 Châteauroux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Châteauroux 74 (4)
2010– Lorient 80 (6)
National team
2005–2006 France U17 5 (0)
2006–2007 France U18 6 (0)
2007–2008 France U19 5 (0)
2009–2010 France U20 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 August 2010

Lamine Koné (born 1 February 1989 in Paris) is a French football player of Ivorian descent who currently plays for French club FC Lorient in Ligue 1.[1] He plays as centre back and is a French youth international having played at under-17, under-18, under-19, and under-20 level. Koné played with the latter team at the 2009 Mediterranean Games and the 2010 Toulon Tournament.

Koné began his career with local youth clubs in the Île-de-France region. In 2003, he joined second division club LB Châteauroux and, after three years in the club's youth academy, was promoted to the senior team for the 2005–06 season. Koné made his professional debut on 27 April 2007 in a league match against Montpellier.[2] He spent three more years at the club amassing over 60 appearances. On 30 July 2010, Koné joined Lorient on a four-year contract. The transfer fee was priced at €1 million.[3] He signed for three more years at 23 July 2013.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "L. Koné et le Tournoi de Toulon 2010". FC Lorient (in French). 4 August 2010. Retrieved 14 August 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Montpellier v. Châteauroux". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 27 April 2007. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Lorient gets defender Lamine Kone from Chateauroux". USA Today. 30 July 2010. Retrieved 14 August 2010. 
  4. ^ Sky Sports http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11815/8837051/lorient-defender-lamine-kone-has-signed-a-three-year-contract-extension |url= missing title (help). 

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