Bengali-Fodé Koita

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Bengali-Fodé Koita
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Personal information
Date of birth (1990-10-21) 21 October 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Kasımpaşa
Number 9
Youth career
2006–2009 Montpellier
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Montpellier 16 (0)
2012 Lens (loan) 17 (3)
2012–2013 Le Havre (loan) 22 (3)
2013–2015 Caen 57 (7)
2015–2016 Blackburn Rovers 14 (0)
2016– Kasımpaşa 31 (5)
National team
2011 France U21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 June 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 June 2011

Bengali-Fodé Koita (born 21 October 1990 in Paris) is a FrenchGuinean professional football player of Guinean origin who plays for Kasımpaşa. Koita made his professional debut on 16 January 2009 for Montpellier in a Ligue 2 game against Amiens SC. He scored his first goal against Olympique Lyon in a 3–2 defeat.

On 21 July 2015, free agent Koita signed a two-year contract at English club Blackburn Rovers in the Football League Championship.[1]

However, Koita struggled to make an impact at the club and failed to score a single goal in his fourteen appearances. On 27 January 2016, he signed for Turkish club Kasımpaşa S.K. for a fee of €320,000.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Striker deal completed". Blackburn Rovers. 21 July 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Koita completes Turkish move". Blackburn Rovers. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 

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