Fadel Keïta

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Fadel Keita
Personal information
Full name Amidou Fadel Keïta
Date of birth (1977-07-05) 5 July 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Gagnoa, Côte d'Ivoire
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–2000 Africa Sports ? (?)
2000–2001 Çaykur Rizespor 21 (1)
2001–2009 Al Nassr ? (?)
2009–2010 Feignies ? (?)
National team
2000–2001 Côte d'Ivoire 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:00, 11 January 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:00, 11 January 2010

Amidou Fadel Keïta (born 5 July 1977 in Gagnoa) is an Ivorian football striker.


He left the Ivorian capital Abidjan on Monday 4th Septembre 2000 for Istanbul.[1] As a player, he is a hybrid between Djibril Cissé and Patrick M'Boma. He has been twice the best goal scorer of The Ivory Coast Championship. He has also played for Africa Sports,[2] Çaykur Rizespor[3] and last for Al Nassr.


Keïta has been playing for Ivory Coast during ACN 2000 between greet forwards like Bakayoko (Marseille), Kalou (Feyenoord), Modibo (Laval), Aruna (Anderlecht) and Yoffou Serges (Portugal). He is a former Côte d'Ivoire international player, he was also member in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Qualify.[4]

Playing Style[edit]

Fadel Kéita is a fast striker.


Fadel is also the brother of 2006 World Cup player Abdul Kader Keïta who plays for Al-Sadd in the Qatar Stars League.