Amadou Dia

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Amadou Dia
Personal information
Full name Amadou Tidiane Dia
Date of birth (1993-06-08) June 8, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Nantes, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Phoenix Rising
Number 13
Youth career
2007–2011 Real Colorado
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Clemson Tigers 70 (4)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Real Colorado Foxes 6 (1)
2015–2016 Sporting Kansas City 32 (0)
2016Swope Park Rangers (loan) 3 (0)
2016 Montreal Impact 1 (0)
2017– Phoenix Rising 52 (2)
National team
2010 United States U18 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 16, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 9, 2015

Amadou Tidiane Dia (born June 8, 1993) is a French-American soccer player who plays for Phoenix Rising FC in the United Soccer League.


College and amateur[edit]

Dia spent all four years of his college career at Clemson University where he made a total of 70 appearances for the Tigers and tallied four goals and four assists.

He also spent two seasons in the Premier Development League for Real Colorado Foxes.[1][2]


Dia was drafted 20th overall in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft by Sporting Kansas City.[3] He made his professional debut on March 8 against the New York Red Bulls.[4] In July 2016, Dia was traded by Sporting Kansas City to the Montreal Impact in exchange for forward Cameron Porter.[5] His option was declined following the 2016 season.[6] Dia then signed with Phoenix Rising FC on June 9, 2017.[7]


Dia holds both American and French citizenship.


  1. ^ "2013 Real Colorado Foxes stats". Premier Development League. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "2014 Real Colorado Foxes stats". Premier Development League. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
  3. ^ "Clemson's Amadou Dia Selected by Sporting KC in First Round of MLS Draft". Clemson Tigers. January 15, 2015. Archived from the original on September 23, 2015. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
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  7. ^ "Phoenix Rising FC Officially Signs Amadou Dia And Nolan Wirth". Phoenix Rising FC. June 9, 2017. Retrieved June 9, 2017.

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