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 40)
Place of birth Gagnoa, Ivory Coast
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 Ivory Coast 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 footballer who plays as a striker.

Club career[edit]

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.

International career[edit]

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.

Personal life[edit]

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