Karamoko Cissé

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Karamoko Cissé
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-11-14) 14 November 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Koubia, Guinea
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Benevento
Number 19
Youth career
Virtus Petosino
2004–2006 Atalanta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Atalanta 3 (0)
2007–2008 Verona (loan) 23 (1)
2009–2014 AlbinoLeffe 97 (15)
2014–2015 Casertana 25 (12)
2015– Benevento 28 (11)
National team
2008– Guinea 15 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 August 2010 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2010 (UTC)

Karamoko Cissé (born 14 November 1988) is a Guinean footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Benevento in Serie B. Cissé also holds Italian nationality.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Guinea in 1988, Cissé moved with his family to Sorisole, Italy in 2000.[citation needed]

Club career[edit]

After spending season 2007–08 on loan at Hellas Verona, Cissé returned to Atalanta but did not make an appearance.

AlbinoLeffe[edit]

He joined AlbinoLeffe in a co-ownership deal in January 2009,[2] for €700,000.[3] On the same day Federico Peluso moved to Atalanta.

In 2010–11 season, he changed the shirt number from number 8 to number.17, the traditional bad luck number in Italy.[4]

In June 2011 AlbinoLeffe bought Cissé, Michael Cia and Dario Bergamelli outright, co-currently sold Nicola Madonna outright. In 2011–12 season he took the number 10 shirt from retired Davide Bombardini.

On 21 March 2013 Cissé signed a new one-year contract with AlbinoLeffe.[5]

Casertana[edit]

Cissé was signed by Casertana on 5 June 2014.[1]

Benevento[edit]

On 13 July 2015 he signed for Benevento on a two-year contract.[6][7]

International career[edit]

Cissé who was in the final squad and played in the qualifiers for Guinea in the Ghana 2008 African Cup of Nations. He has also been picked in the squad for the South Africa 2010 World Cup qualifiers.

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 20 November 2007 Stade Paul Fischer, Melun, France  Angola 0–3 Win Friendly
2. 5 September 2010 Addis Ababa Stadium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  Ethiopia 1–4 Win 2012 ANC qualification
3. 17 November 2010 Stade Aimé Bergeal, Mantes-la-Ville, France  Burkina Faso 2–1 Lost Friendly
Correct as of 19 November 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "La Casertana ingaggia l'attaccante Karamoko Cissè" (in Italian). F.C. Casertana. 5 June 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ecco Karamoko Cisse" (in Italian). U.C. AlbinoLeffe. 7 January 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  3. ^ Atalanta B.C. S.p.A. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 31 December 2010 (Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  4. ^ "Assegnati i numeri di maglia della stagione 2010/11". U.C. AlbinoLeffe. 12 August 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "Cissè rinnova fino al 2014" (in Italian). U.C. AlbinoLeffe. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "Ceduto Cissè al Benevento. Presi Capodaglio e De Angelis e due rinnovi" (in Italian). F.C. Casertana. 13 July 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "Perfezionati gli accordi con Cissé, Cruciani e Lucioni" (in Italian). Benevento Calcio. 14 July 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015. 

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