Soulegmane Chérif also known as Chérif Souleymane (born 1944 in Kindia) is a former Guinean footballer. He won the France Football African Footballer of the Year and the African Footballer of the Year in 1972 while playing with Hafia FC in Conakry. Souleymane is the current Technical Director (Director Technique) of the Guinean Football Association. He was recently promoted to a FIFA football instructor. He competed for Guinea at the 1968 Summer Olympics with the Guinea national football team.