Rafan Sidibé

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Rafan Sidibé (born 12 March 1984, in Bamako) is a Malian football player who plays for Djoliba AC.

Club career[edit]

Sidibé played for MSP Batna and MC Alger in the Algerian league and Olympic Safi in the Moroccan Botola, as well as Stade Malien in his native Mali.[1]

International career[edit]

He was part of the Malian 2004 Summer Olympics football team, who exited in the quarter finals, finishing top of group A, but losing to France in the next round.[2]

Injury[edit]

On 20 February 2006, while playing for MC Alger in the return leg of the Arab Champions League 2005–06 quarterfinals against ENPPI Club, Sidibé suffered a double fracture of the tibia.[3][4] He underwent surgery the next day[5] but was sidelined until 10 January 2007, when he came back scoring a goal in a friendly against AC Fiorentina.[6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La Fiche de Rafan SIDIBE". DZ Foot. Retrieved 2009-07-06. 
  2. ^ "Rafan Sidibe Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-07-06. 
  3. ^ ENPPI (Egypte) 1-2 MC Alger. DZ foot. Retrieved 2011-02-18
  4. ^ Video footage of the injury at YouTube. Retrieved 2011-02-18
  5. ^ MCA Sidibé a été opéré hier. djazairess.com. Retrieved 2011-02-18
  6. ^ Blog of MC Alger. mc-alger.skyrock.com. Retrieved 2011-02-18
  7. ^ Blog of Moloudia-Alger. Retrieved 2011-02-18
  8. ^ Transferts : Quelques gros coups effectués. DZ foot Retrieved 2011-02-18