Mohamed Coulibaly (footballer)

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Mohamed Coulibaly
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-08-07) 7 August 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Bakel, Senegal
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Winger, Striker
Club information
Current team
Bournemouth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Gueugnon
2009–2011 Saint-Louis Neuweg
2011 SC Dornach
2011–2013 Grasshoppers II
2011–2013 Grasshoppers 10 (0)
2013– Bournemouth 7 (0)
2014 Coventry City (loan) 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:42, 13 November 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Mohamed Coulibaly (born 7 August 1988) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays for English club Bournemouth, as a winger or striker.

Career[edit]

Born in Bakel, Senegal, Coulibaly played in France and Switzerland for FC Gueugnon, FC Saint-Louis Neuweg, SC Dornach and Grasshoppers,[1][2] before signing for English club Bournemouth in July 2013.[3] Later that month he spoke about his respect for manager Eddie Howe.[4] Throughout the first half of the season Coulibaly suffered a number of injuries,[5] though in January 2014 it was revealed he was close to returning after 14 weeks out.[6]

He moved on loan to Coventry City in July 2014.[7] The loan was terminated in November 2014.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 1 November 2014[1][9]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[A] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Grasshoppers 2011–12 Swiss Super League 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2012–13 Swiss Super League 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Total 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Bournemouth 2013–14 Championship 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 0
2014–15 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 0
Coventry City (loan) 2014–15 League One 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0
Career total 21 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 24 0

Personal life[edit]

His brothers Karim, Ibrahim and Ali are also professional footballers.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mohamed Coulibaly profile at Soccerway
  2. ^ "Profile". FootballDatabase.eu. 
  3. ^ "AFC Bournemouth: Mohamed Coulibaly agrees Cherries deal". BBC Sport. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "AFC Bournemouth: Mohamed Coulibaly praises Eddie Howe". BBC Sport. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Ian Wadley (5 December 2013). "AFC Bournemouth: Howe hails wide options with Coulibaly close to return". Daily Echo. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Neil Perrett (8 January 2014). "AFC Bournemouth: Coulibaly close to return". Daily Echo. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Nick Connoll (4 July 2014). "Bournemouth duo Ryan Allsopp and Mohamed Coulibaly complete loan switch to Coventry City". Coventry City F.C. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  8. ^ Alan Poole (13 November 2014). "Coventry City loan winger Mohamed Coulibaly sent back to home club". Coventry Telegraph. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  9. ^ Mohamed Coulibaly career stats at Soccerbase
  10. ^ "Cool comme « Couli »" (in French). estrepublicain.fr. 8 May 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 

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