Mohamed Coulibaly (footballer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mohamed Coulibaly
Personal information
Full name Mohamed Coulibaly
Date of birth (1988-08-07) 7 August 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Bakel, Senegal
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Winger, Striker
Club information
Current team
Racing Santander
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Gueugnon 2 (0)
2009–2011 Saint-Louis Neuweg 8 (3)
2011 Dornach 5 (1)
2011–2013 Grasshoppers II
2011–2013 Grasshoppers 10 (0)
2013–2015 Bournemouth 7 (0)
2014 Coventry City (loan) 4 (0)
2015 Port Vale (loan) 4 (0)
2015– Racing Santander 0 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:27, 3 May 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

Mohamed Coulibaly (born 7 August 1988) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger or striker for Spanish club Racing de Santander.

Coulibaly has played in France, Switzerland and England for Gueugnon, Saint-Louis Neuweg, Dornach and Grasshoppers, Bournemouth, Coventry City and Port Vale.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Born in Bakel, Senegal, Coulibaly began his career in France with Gueugnon and Saint-Louis Neuweg.[1]

In 2011 Coulibaly joined Swiss side Dornach, moving on to Grasshoppers of the Swiss Super League later that year.[1][2] He made five appearances in the 2012–13 season as Grasshoppers finished second in the league.[1]

Bournemouth[edit]

Coulibaly signed with for Championship club Bournemouth in July 2013.[3] Later that month he spoke about his respect for manager Eddie Howe.[4] Throughout the first half of the 2013–14 season Coulibaly suffered a number of injuries,[5] though in January 2014 it was revealed he was close to returning after 14 weeks out.[6]

Coulibaly moved on loan to League One side Coventry City in July 2014.[7] He played eight games for Steven Pressley's "Sky Blues" before his loan was terminated due to "personal reasons" in November 2014.[8] He moved on loan to Port Vale in March 2015.[9] Following Bournemouth's promotion to the Premier League, Coulibaly was released at the end of the 2014–15 season.[10][11]

Racing Santander[edit]

On 2 July 2015 Coulibaly signed a two-year deal with Racing de Santander, newly relegated to Segunda División B.[12]

Personal life[edit]

His brothers Karim, Ibrahim and Ali are also professional footballers.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 3 May 2015
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[14] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Grasshoppers 2011–12[15] Swiss Super League 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2012–13[15] 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Total 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Bournemouth 2013–14[16] Championship 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 0
2014–15[17] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 0
Coventry City (loan) 2014–15[17] League One 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0
Port Vale (loan) 2014–15[17] 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Career total[1][18] 25 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 28 0

Honours[edit]

with Grasshoppers

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Mohamed Coulibaly profile at Soccerway
  2. ^ "Profile". FootballDatabase.eu. 
  3. ^ "AFC Bournemouth: Mohamed Coulibaly agrees Cherries deal". BBC Sport. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "AFC Bournemouth: Mohamed Coulibaly praises Eddie Howe". BBC Sport. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Ian Wadley (5 December 2013). "AFC Bournemouth: Howe hails wide options with Coulibaly close to return". Daily Echo. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Neil Perrett (8 January 2014). "AFC Bournemouth: Coulibaly close to return". Daily Echo. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Nick Connoll (4 July 2014). "Bournemouth duo Ryan Allsopp and Mohamed Coulibaly complete loan switch to Coventry City". Coventry City F.C. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  8. ^ Alan Poole (13 November 2014). "Coventry City loan winger Mohamed Coulibaly sent back to home club". Coventry Telegraph. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  9. ^ Mike Baggaley (26 March 2015). "Port Vale sign Bournemouth winger Mohamed Coulibaly". Stoke Sentinel. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  10. ^ Baggaley, Mike (6 May 2015). "Mohamed Coulibaly given free transfer by Bournemouth". The Sentinel. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "AFC Bournemouth: Ian Harte among seven leaving Cherries". BBC Sport. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  12. ^ "Dani Rodríguez y Coulibaly, primeros fichajes del Racing 2015/16" [Dani Rodríguez and Coulibaly, first signings of Racing 2015/16] (in Spanish). Racing's official website. 2 July 2015. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  13. ^ "Cool comme « Couli »" (in French). estrepublicain.fr. 8 May 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  14. ^ Includes other competitive competitions, including the Football League Trophy.
  15. ^ a b Mohamed Coulibaly profile at Soccerway
  16. ^ "Games played by Mohamed Coulibaly in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  17. ^ a b c "Games played by Mohamed Coulibaly in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  18. ^ Mohamed Coulibaly career statistics at Soccerbase

External links[edit]