Fousseni Diawara

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Fousseni Diawara
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Personal information
Full name Fousseni Diawara
Date of birth (1980-08-28) 28 August 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2001 Red Star 26 (0)
2000–2007 AS Saint-Étienne 119 (3)
2003–2004 Stade Laval (loan) 20 (3)
2007 Sochaux (loan) 2 (0)
2007–2010 Panionios 21 (1)
2010 FC Istres 20 (0)
2010–2013 AC Ajaccio 70 (7)
2013–2015 Tours FC 44 (2)
National team
2001–2015 Mali 53 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 May 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 May 2016

Fousseni Diawara (born 28 August 1980) is a retired French-born Malian football defender playing for Tours FC and manager. He predominantly played as a right-back.


Starting his career in Parisien club Red Star 93, he moved to AS Saint-Étienne in 2000 and made his debut against Rennes in September.

On January 30, 2008 he signed a 2.5-year deal with Panionios F.C.. On September 10, 2009 he signed a 1-year deal with FC Istres and comes from Greek football club Panionios F.C.. He signed for AC Ajaccio on 16 June 2010.[1]

International career[edit]

Diawara has also played international matches for the Mali national football team.

Manager career[edit]

He begins his career as Mali national football team coordinator at the end of his professional after 2014-2015 season.


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