Lassana Fané

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Lassana Fané
Personal information
Full name Lassana Fané
Date of birth (1987-11-11) November 11, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 29
Youth career
2001-2005 Djoliba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006-2009 Djoliba 63 (14)
2009-2010 Al-Merreikh 17 (6)
2010-2011 Al-Ahly ? (?)
2011-2012 Kuwait 20 (2)
2012- Al-Shoalah 6 (1)
National team
2008-2010 Mali 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 January 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Lassana Fané (born November 11, 1987 in Bamako, Mali) is a Malian football player who is currently playing for Saudi Premier League side Al-Shoalah.


He began his career in the youth of Djoliba AC and was for the season 2006 promoted to the senior team. After a big third season with Djoliba AC was on 14 January 2009 sold to Al-Merreikh.[1] He is good in long shooting distances and very good in passing. The defender left the Sudanese Premier League club Al-Merreikh and joined in December 2010 to Al-Ahly (Tripoli).[2] In June 2011 Fané Joined Kuwaiti Premier League side Al Kuwait.[3]

International career[edit]

Fané is member of the Mali national football team[4] and played the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola.[5] He played formerly for his country the Tournoi de l'UEMOA 2008 in Bamako[6] His last game for Mali was against Malawi in which Mali won 3-1. The game was played on 18 January 2010 and was at the 2010 AFCON.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list. Mali's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 November 2009 Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi, Ghana  Ghana 1–0 2–2 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying


  • 2008: Most Outstanding Player[7]


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