Abdou Traoré (footballer, born 1988)

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Abdou Traoré
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Personal information
Full name Abdoulaye Traoré
Date of birth (1988-01-17) 17 January 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2003–2005 CO Bamako
2006–2008 Bordeaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 CO Bamako 47 (14)
2008–2017 Bordeaux 91 (2)
2010–2011 Nice (loan) 23 (1)
2012–2015 Bordeaux B 26 (1)
National team
2009– Mali 32 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:06, 31 May 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 September 2015

Abdoulaye Traoré (born 17 January 1988) is a Malian football player who last played as a midfielder for Ligue 1 club FC Girondins de Bordeaux[1] and the Mali national team.


Born in Bamako, Traoré began his career with Cercle Olympique de Bamako, where he played his first professional season in the Malien Premiere Division. After one year in the Malien Premiere Division he was in signed by FC Girondins de Bordeaux in July 2006. He played 43 games over two years for Bordeaux's reserve team, scoring three goals, before being promoted to the Ligue 1 team in July 2008.[citation needed]

International career[edit]

Traoré is former member of Mali youth teams and played his first Les Aigles game on 11 February 2009 against the Angola national football team.[citation needed]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mali's goal tally first.[2]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 9 October 2010 Stade Modibo Kéïta, Bamako, Mali  Liberia 1–0 2–1 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2. 17 November 2010 Stade Roger Rochard, Évreux, France  DR Congo 2–1 3–1 Friendly
3. 24 March 2013 Stade Amahoro, Kigali, Rwanda  Rwanda 2–1 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification


  1. ^ Abdou Traoré quitte Bordeaux‚ lequipe.fr, 22 May 2017
  2. ^ "Traoré, Abdou". National Football Teams. Retrieved 12 December 2016. 

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