Abdoulaye Bamba

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Abdoulaye Bamba
Personal information
Full name Abdoulaye Bamba
Date of birth (1990-04-25) 25 April 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2000–2001 Legnago Salus
2001–2010 Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2016 Dijon 150 (2)
2017– Angers 0 (0)
National team
2016– Ivory Coast 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:50, 31 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:45, 22 December 2016 (UTC)

Abdoulaye Bamba (born 25 April 1990) is an Ivorian football player who plays as a right back for Angers.

Club career[edit]


Bamba began his career in Italy after moving to the country at a young age. He joined Legnago Salus at the age of ten and, after one season, joined Juventus. While in the club's youth academy, he played on youth teams that won the Supercoppa Primavera in 2007 and the Torneo di Viareggio in 2009.[1]


In July 2010, after spending nearly a decade with Juventus, Bamba signed his first professional contract after agreeing to a two-year deal with French club Dijon.[2] He made his professional debut on 17 September 2010 in a league match against Évian playing the entire match in 5–1 victory.[3] On 26 November, he assisted on the final goal in a 3–0 win over Châteauroux.[4]


On 30 January 2016, Bamba joined Angers on a contract until June 2018.[5]

International career[edit]

Bamba was born and raised in Ivory Coast. He made his debut for the Ivory Coast national football team in a friendly 0–0 tie with Hungary.[6]


  1. ^ "Abdoulaye Bamba" (in Italian). Juventus F.C. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ab.Bamba deux ans à Dijon" (in French). L'Equipe. 9 July 2010. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dijon v. Évian Match Report" (in French). Ligue de Football Professionnel. 17 September 2010. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Châteauroux v. Évian Match Report" (in French). Ligue de Football Professionnel. 26 November 2010. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Le SCO d'Angers enrôle Abdoulaye Bamba". L'Equipe (in French). 30 December 2016. Retrieved 31 December 2016. 
  6. ^ http://www.uefa.com/friendlies/season=2016/matches/live/day=40/session=6/match=2019897/index.html

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