Boubacar Diarra (footballer, born 1979)

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Boubacar Diarra
Personal information
Full name Boubacar Diarra
Date of birth (1979-07-15) 15 July 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
0000–1996 Real Bamako
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Djoliba AC 15 (1)
1997–2007 SC Freiburg 228 (2)
2007 1. FC Kaiserslautern[1] 3 (0)
2007 1. FC Kaiserslautern II 5 (0)
2008–2010 FC Luzern 37 (0)
2010 Liaoning Hongyun 22 (0)
National team
1998–2004 Mali 22 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 June 2008
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 September 2006

Boubacar Diarra (born 15 July 1979) is a Malian retired footballer who played as central defender for Djoliba AC in his home country, for German sides SC Freiburg and 1. FC Kaiserslautern II, for Swiss club FC Luzern, and for Liaoning Hongyun of China.[2]

Career[edit]

Born in Bamako, Diarra started his career at Djoliba AC.

In 1997, he moved to Europe joining German club SC Freiburg where he spent a decade. Following a short period with Kaiserslautern, where his chance to play was limited by a broken arm, he joined Swiss club FC Luzern in 2008.[3]

On 11 March 2010, Diarra left Lucerne and joined Chinese Super League club Liaoning Hongyun.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diarra, Boubacar" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 1 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Boubacar Diarra". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 1 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Luzern verstärkte sich mit Diarra". Blick (in German). 10 January 2008. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Diarra ins "Reich der Mitte"". Blick (in German). 10 March 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2018.

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