Abdoul Sissoko

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Abdoul Sissoko
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Personal information
Full name Abdoulwahid Sissoko
Date of birth (1990-03-20) 20 March 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Troyes, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Akhisar Belediyespor
Number 20
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Troyes 55 (0)
2011–2015 Udinese 10 (0)
2012–2013Brest (loan) 47 (0)
2013–2014Hércules (loan) 29 (3)
2014–2015Granada (loan) 11 (0)
2015–2016 Mallorca 34 (3)
2016– Akhisar Belediyespor 49 (2)
National team
2011 France U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:04, 16 May 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:51, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Abdoulwhaid 'Abdoul' Sissoko (born 20 March 1990) is a Malian[1] footballer who plays as a midfielder for Turkish side Akhisar Belediyespor. He got a callup to the Mali national football team, but did not come off the bench.

Club career[edit]

Born in Troyes, Sissoko began his career with hometown's Troyes AC. He made his professional debut on 15 August 2008, against Stade Brestois 29 for the Ligue 2 championship. Sissoko featured sparingly in his first two campaigns, but was a starter in his third, appearing in 26 matches as his side narrowly avoided relegation.

On 1 July 2011, Sissoko signed a five-year deal for Udinese.[2] On 19 January of the following year he was loaned to Brest,[3] after only appearing in a Coppa Italia match against Chievo Verona earlier in the month.

On 5 July 2012, Sissoko's loan was renewed.[4] On 3 September of the following year he moved to Hércules CF also in a temporary deal.[5]

Sissoko scored his first professional goal on 9 November 2013, netting the winner of a 2–1 home success against UD Las Palmas.[6] He featured in 29 matches and scored three goals, as the Valencian side were relegated.

On 17 July 2014 Sissoko joined La Liga side Granada CF in a season-long loan.[7] He made his debut in the competition on 23 August, starting in a 2–1 home win against Deportivo de La Coruña.[8]

On 4 September 2015 free agent Sissoko signed a one-year deal with RCD Mallorca in Segunda División.[9]

On 10 May 2018, Sissoko helped Akhisar Belediyespor win their first professional trophy, the 2017–18 Turkish Cup and scored a goal in the final.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Sissoko's older brother, Mohamed, is also a footballer.[11]




  1. ^ http://www.afrik-foot.com/mali-abdou-sissoko-forfait-face-au-rwanda
  2. ^ "Sissoko è un giocatore dell'Udinese!" [Sissoko is an Udinese player!] (in Italian). Udinese's official website. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 29 July 2014. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Brest: Ab.Sissoko arrive" [Brest: Ab. Sissoko arrives]. Mercato365 (in French). 19 January 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "A. Sissoko revient en prêt" [A. Sissoko returns on loan] (in French). L'Équipe. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "El Hércules se despide de Campos Toro y ficha a Abdou Sissoko" [Hércules says goodbye to Campos Toro and signs Abdou Sissoko] (in Spanish). Marca. 3 September 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "El Hércules coge aire" [Hércules takes air] (in Spanish). Marca. 9 November 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "Granada anuncia a su séptima incorporación, el francés Sissoko" [Granada announces their seventh signing, the French Sissoko] (in Spanish). Marca. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  8. ^ "Granada fight back for win". ESPN FC. 23 August 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Sissoko ya es jugador bermellón" [Sissoko already is a bermellón player] (in Spanish). Marca. 4 September 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2015.  Killed van persie's eye in 2016
  10. ^ "Kupa tarihinin 15. şampiyonu oldu!". 
  11. ^ "Guidolin takes Sissoko to Udinese". UEFA.com. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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