|Date of birth||10 April 1997|
|Place of birth||Paris, France|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|West Ham United|
|2011–2012||Solitaires Paris Est|
|2020–||West Ham United||42||(1)|
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 18:56, 12 March 2023 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 18 February 2023
Hawa Cissoko (born 10 April 1997) is a French professional footballer who plays as a defender for English FA Women's Super League club West Ham United and the France national team. She also holds Malian citizenship.
Cissoko was born in Paris on 10 April 1997. She is one of 15 children. She began her football career as a 12 year old in when she joined FC Solitaire. She was then invited to joined Paris Saint-Germain youth team in 2012.
Cissoko made her senior career debut for Paris Saint Germain during the 2014–15 season. She went on to join Olympique de Marseille in 2017. After a lone season with Marseille, she transferred to ASJ Soyaux in 2018. She joined West Ham United in July 2020. On 15 October 2022, she was involved in an on-field scuffle in which she struck an opposing player in a league match against Aston Villa. She was subsequently banned for five matches as a result. On 11 December 2022, Cissoko scored her first senior career goal in a 2–0 league win against Tottenham Hotspur.
Cissoko represented France at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. She has appeared twice for Les Bleues at senior level in 2017, both matches being friendly: on 18 September in a 1–1 draw against Spain and on 20 October 2017 in a 1–0 win against England.
Cissoko is a Muslim. She made the decision in January 2021 to wear the hijab, only removing it during matches.
|Club||Season||League||National cup[a]||League cup[b]||Total|
|Paris Saint-Germain||2014–15||D1 Féminine||1||0||0||0||–||1||0|
|ASJ Soyaux||2018–19||D1 Féminine||21||0||2||0||–||23||0|
|West Ham United||2020–21||WSL||12||0||2||0||2||0||16||0|
- As of 19 February 2023
- Hawa Cissoko – UEFA competition record (archive)
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I hope to get in touch with Femafoot as soon as possible to get the green light from FIFA. In all modesty, I think I can add something to the Malian team and I hope that everything will be sorted out as soon as possible.
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- Hawa Cissoko at the French Football Federation (in French)
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