Adama Diakité (footballer, born 1993)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Adama Diakité
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-10-08) 8 October 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Memni, Côte d'Ivoire
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 17
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Padova 8 (1)
2012–2013 AlbinoLeffe (loan) 21 (1)
2014–2016 Caserana 35 (6)
2016 Martina Franca (loan) 12 (2)
2016– Modena 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 206-09-05.

Adama Diakité (born 8 October 1993) is an Ivorian footballer who plays for Italian club Modena.


Born in Memni, Alépé Department, Côte d'Ivoire, Diakité moved to Italy at young age. Diakité was a player for Madonna Alta Perugia in 2007.[1] He was a player for the reserve team of Calcio Padova from 2009 to 2012.[2] He made his Serie B debut in the last round of 2011–12 Serie B.

On 20 August 2012 he was signed by Lega Pro Prima Divisione (ex–Serie C1) club AlbinoLeffe in temporary deal, with Matteo Piccinni moved to opposite direction.[3] Padova did not sign Piccinni outright; AlbinoLeffe also did not excise the option on Diakité.[4]

Diakité returned to Padua in July 2013. He played 7 Serie B games for the second division struggler, which the team relegated to Lega Pro at the end of season.

On 6 August 2014 he was signed by Caserana.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Adama's family lives in Belgium; however his father lives in Perugia. Adama's grandfather died in 2014.[6]


  1. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°48 (2006–07)". Settore Giovanile e Scolastico (SGS) Comitato Regionale Umbria (in Italian). Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC). 8 March 2007. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Fullsoccer (in Italian)
  3. ^ "Arriva l'attaccante Adam Diakite, in partenza Matteo Piccinni" (in Italian). UC AlbinoLeffe. 20 August 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "La parola ai tecnici: il punto sul mercato col DS Valoti" (in Italian). UC AlbinoLeffe. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "La Casertana ingaggia l'attaccante Adama Diakitè" (in Italian). F.C. Casertana. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 15 November 2015. 
  6. ^ "Adama Diakite dopo il primo gol in biancoscudato: C'è poco da festeggiare, ma lo dedico a mio nonno" (in Italian). Calcio Padova. 31 May 2014. Archived from the original on 8 June 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 

External links[edit]