Demba Touré

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Demba Touré
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Personal information
Full name Demba Armand Touré
(born Demba Armand Tourézé)
Date of birth (1984-12-31) 31 December 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Dakar, Senegal
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Olympique Lyon 2 (0)
2004–2009 Grasshoppers 95 (14)
2007–2008 Dynamo Kyiv (loan) 4 (0)
2009–2010 Stade Reims 26 (0)
2011 Astra Ploieşti 1 (0)
2012 Al-Oruba Dubai 13 (4)
2013 Valletta 14 (6)
2013–2014 Birkirkara 9 (1)
2014 Tarxien Rainbows 12 (9)
2017 Għajnsielem F.C.
National team
2007 Senegal 8 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Demba Armand Tourézé (born 31 December 1984 in Dakar, Senegal) is a Senegalese footballer striker. He dropped the 'zé' part of his surname when he was 20, re-registering his name with FIFA as Demba Armand Touré.

Career History[edit]

Touré played at Lyon for the 2002 and 2003 seasons, and was then loaned to Grasshopper Club Zürich for 2004 and 2005.Demba signed a 3 12-year contract with Astra Ploiești in November 2011. He left Astra Ploiești in December 2011 due to financial dispute with the club. Demba Toure signed with Al-Oruba Dubai in January 2012 for only six months. On 27 December 2012, Demba Toure signed with Valletta Football Club, a Maltese football club based in Valletta, the capital city of Malta. On 4 July 2013 he signed a 2-year contract with the Maltese League Champions, Birkirkara FC a Maltese football club based in Birkirkara.

International appearances[edit]

He was called up to the Senegal national squad for the 2008 African Cup of Nations qualifying game against Burkina Faso in October 2006 to replace the injured Marseille striker Mamadou Niang. He currently has 8 caps and 3 international goals to his name.

Personal information[edit]

Demba Toure is a practising Muslim. He is married with 2 children.

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