Mohammed Manga

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Mohammad Manga[1]
Personal information
Full name Mohammed Bachir Manga
Date of birth (1972-12-05) December 5, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth Dakar
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Youth career
JA Fass
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993-1994 AS Douanes
1995-1996 AS Djerba
1996-1997 CS Hammam Lif
1998 Al Ahli Jeddah
1999-2003 Sdoos Club 19 (13)
2003-2005 Al Shabab Riyadh 22 (15)
2005-2006 Al Shabab Dubai
2006-2007 Politehnica Iaşi
2007-2008 DH El Jadida
National team
2003-2005 Senegal 12 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mohammed Manga (born 5 December 1972 in Dakar as Richard Manga[2]) is a former Senegalese football player.


The striker started his career with Jeunesse amicale de Fass,[2] before signed in the end of the year 1993 with AS Douanes (Dakar).[2] He started with the Dakar based club under his birth name Richard Manga, 1994 his senior career.[2] Only a year later left his club Douanes and signed with Tunisian side AS Djerba.[2] He becames by the club the award for the best Goalscorer[disambiguation needed] and moved then 1996 to League rival CS Hammam-Lif.[2] He played the next two years with Hammam-Lif,[2] before signed 1998 in Saudi Arabia for Al-Ahli Jeddah.[2] After a year in Jeddah left the club and signed for Saudi Arabian second league side Sdoos Club.[2] 2003 signed for Saudi Premier League club Al Shabab Riyadh and was with 15 goals the top scorer of the 2003/2004 Saudi League.[3] After two years with Al Shabab FC Riyadh, signed for Al Shabab Al Arabi Club in Dubai.[4] In the early of 2007 moved to Romania and signed for Politehnica Iaşi.[5] He played for the club until summer 2007 and moved to Morocco to sign for Difaâ El Jadidi.[6]


Manga played in twelve games for the Senegal national football team and scored three goals for them.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Richard Manga converted in 2002 to the Islam[2] and changed his name from Richard Manga, to Mohamed Bachir.[2] He played the last years of his career as Mohammad Bachir Manga.[2]