Amara Traoré

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Amara Traoré
Personal information
Full name Amara Traoré
Date of birth (1965-09-25) September 25, 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth Saint-Louis, Senegal
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Horoya AC (head coach)
Youth career
1986–1987 ETICS Mboro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1990 Bastia 54 (22)
1990–1992 Le Mans 40 (6)
1992–1996 Gueugnon 137 (58)
1996–1997 Metz 24 (6)
1998 Châteauroux 18 (3)
1998–2003 Gueugnon 113 (39)
Total 386 (134)
National team
1987–2002 Senegal 36 (14)
Teams managed
2007–2009 ASC Linguère
2009–2012 Senegal
2013 AS Kaloum
2013– Horoya AC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:20, March 13, 2014 (GMT -04:00).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:05, April 9, 2008 (GMT -04:00)

Amara Traoré (born September 25, 1965) is a retired Senegalese footballer who is currently the head coach of Horoya AC in the Guinée Championnat National.

He managed the Senegalese national team and ASC Linguère in Senegal.

Playing career[edit]


Traoré played for several teams, including SC Bastia, FC Gueugnon, FC Metz,[1] all in France.[2]


He also played for the Senegal national football team and was a participant at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Managerial career[edit]

Traoré was named Senegal manager in December 2009,[3][4] and he was in charge of the national team for more than two years, until February 2012. In March 2013, he took the head coaching job with the Guinean side AS Kaloum.[5]


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