Anthony Koura

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Anthony Koura
Personal information
Full name Anthony Koura
Date of birth (1993-05-06) 6 May 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth Le Mans, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
AS Nancy
Number 23
Youth career
2000–2004 Cheminots du Mans
2004–2011 Le Mans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Le Mans 9 (0)
2013 Luzenac (loan) 15 (6)
2013–2016 Nîmes 84 (19)
2016– Nancy 10 (1)
National team
2008–2009 France U16 17 (8)
2009–2010 France U17 13 (5)
2010–2011 France U18 7 (3)
2011–2012 France U19 7 (3)
2017- Burkina Faso 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:54, 1 January 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 March 2017

Anthony Koura (born 6 May 1993) is a football player who currently plays as a striker for French club AS Nancy and the Burkina Faso national football team.

Club career[edit]

On 9 June 2011, after featuring with the Le Mans's reserve team in the Championnat de France Amateur for two straight seasons, Koura signed his first professional contract agreeing to a three-year deal.[1][2] He was subsequently promoted to the senior team permanently for the 2011–12 season and was assigned the number 11 shirt. He made his professional debut on 26 August 2011 appearing as a substitute in a 1–0 league defeat to Châteauroux.[3]

In early July 2016, Koura signed a three-year contract with newly promoted Ligue 1 club AS Nancy.[4]

International career[edit]

Koura is a French youth international at various levels. [5]With the under-17 team, Koura played at the 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.[6]

Koura is of Burkinabé descent, and was called up several times to the Burkina Faso national football team.[7] He made his debut for Burkina Faso in a friendly 2-0 loss to Morocco on 24 March 2017.[8][9]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 6 July 2016.[10]
Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Le Mans 2011–12 Ligue 2 7 0 1 0 8 0
2012–13 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 9 0 1 0 0 0 10 0
Luzenac (loan) 2012–13 Championnat National 15 6 0 0 15 6
Total 15 6 0 0 0 0 15 6
Nîmes 2013–14 Ligue 2 24 3 1 0 25 3
2014–15 33 7 3 0 36 7
2015–16 27 9 1 0 28 9
Total 84 19 5 0 0 0 89 19
Career total 108 25 6 0 0 0 114 25

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, Trophée des champions
  2. ^ Includes UEFA Super Cup

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