|Date of birth||27 April 1988|
|Place of birth||Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 October 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 January 2017
He began his professional career in 2005 with Etoile Filante and signed in July 2006 with En Avant Guingamp. He played his first game for En Avant Guingamp on 11 May 2007 against Tours FC in the Ligue 2. Whilst at Guingamp, then in Ligue 2, Koné played in the 2009 Coupe de France Final in which they beat Rennes. He joined Lyon on 11 August 2011 and signed a five-year deal for €3.8 million transfer fee. He scored his first goal with Lyon in the champions league play-offs against Rubin Kazan on 24 August 2011. He scored his second goal, again in Champion's League in group stage against Dinamo Zagreb on 27 September of the same year.
- Statistics accurate as of last match played on 14 May 2016.
- Burkina Faso - Senegal 1:0, 7 October 2006, CAF Nations Cup Qualifying 2008, Footballdatabase.eu
- Bakary Koné, de l'OL à Malaga ! (officiel)‚ lequipe.fr, 27 June 2016
- Fiche - Bakary Koné - EA Guingamp - né en 1988 on www.espoirsdufootball.com
- Match Report Guingamp - Tours 3 - 1 on www.foot-national.com
- "Stade Rennes vs Guingamp". espn.co.uk. 9 May 2009. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
- "Central defender Bakary Koné strengthens the Málaga CF defence". Málaga CF. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
- French Cup final - Evian v Bordeaux as it happened, Live text commentary, BBC.co.uk, Retrieved 2013-08-18