Bakary Saré

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Bakary Saré
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-05-05) 5 May 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Vitória Guimarães
Number 99
Youth career
0000–2004 FC Bibo
2004–2007 Anderlecht
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Anderlecht 28 (0)
2010 Rosenborg (loan) 3 (0)
2011–2014 CFR Cluj 24 (0)
2013 Dinamo Zagreb (loan) 8 (0)
2014 Al Ain (loan) 0 (0)
2014– Vitória Guimarães 33 (3)
National team
2016- Burkina Faso 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 January 2016.

Bakary Bouba Saré (born 5 May 1990 in Abidjan) is a Burkinabé footballer who plays for Vitória Guimarães.



Saré made his debut in the Belgian Pro League for R.S.C. Anderlecht in a match against R.A.E.C. Mons on 22 December 2007, when he came from bench.

He played 26 league matches, 10 UEFA Europa League matches and 2 UEFA Champions League matches for the Belgian giants.


Bakary Saré joined Rosenborg BK on 31 August 2010 with a one-year loan contract, playing only 3 league matches but scoring 4 presences in UEFA Europa League.

After a short spell he returned to Belgium to play nine more matches for R.S.C. Anderlecht in the first part of the 2010/2011 season.

CFR Cluj[edit]

On 23 February 2011, he signed a three and a half years contract with the Romanian Liga I club CFR Cluj for an undisclosed fee.[1]

Dinamo Zagreb[edit]

In July 2013, Bouba was transferred to Dinamo Zagreb. Despite news in Romanian media saying he was transferred for €500k,[2] he joined the club on a half-year loan with an option to buy.

Al Ain[edit]

On 20 January 2014, he joined UAE Arabian Gulf League side Al Ain on a six-month loan deal, In July,he returned to CFR Cluj .[3]

International career[edit]

Saré was born in Ivory Coast, but is of Burkinabé descent. He was called up to the Burkina Faso national football team for a pair of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches in March 2016.[4] He made his debut in a 1-0 victory against Uganda.[5]


CFR Cluj
Dinamo Zagreb


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