Alsény Këïta

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Alsény Këïta
Personal information
Full name Alsény Këïta Kamolosilah
Date of birth (1983-06-26) 26 June 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Massanta, Guinea
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
JA Drancy
Youth career
1998 Horoya AC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Horoya AC 20 (5)
2001–2002 FUS Rabat 27 (3)
2002–2003 SC Chabab Mohammedia 36 (9)
2003–2005 FC Lucerne 33 (1)
2006–2007 Gazélec Ajaccio 25 (1)
2007–2012 US Sénart-Moissy[1] 114 (6)
2009 Satellite FC (loan) 4 (1)
2012– JA Drancy 33 (0)
National team
2004 Guinea U23 2 (0)
2011– Liberia 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 August 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 23, 2013

Alsény Këïta Kamolosilah (born June 26, 1983 in Massanta), also known as Al Husein Keita, is a Liberian footballer. Despite being born and raised in Guinea, and playing for their youth national teams, Këïta switched to the Liberian football federation. He plays club football for French team JA Drancy.[2]


Keita began his career with Horoya AC joined in 2000 to Moroccan top club FUS Rabat, who played just one year before signed for SC Chabab Mohammedia. After two successful season with SC Chabab Mohammedia signed in July 2003 for FC Lucerne.[3] He played two years for FC Lucerne and joined in July 2006 to CFA team Gazélec Ajaccio.[4] After one bad year with Ajaccio, he signed in summer 2007 for US Sénart-Moissy,[5] here was loaned out in Summer 2009 for a half year to Guinean top club Satellite FC, but in January 2010 returned to his club Sénart-Moissy.[6]

International career[edit]

He was a part of the Guinean squad at the 2004 Olympic Games qualification tournament.[7] He has also represented Liberia at international level.[8]


Personal life[edit]

Alsény is the twin brother of professional Guinean footballer Alhassane Keita.[9]