Mohammed Manga

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Mohammad Manga
Personal information
Full name Mohammed Bachir Manga
Date of birth (1972-12-05) December 5, 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Dakar
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Youth career
JA Fass
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 AS Douanes
1995–1996 AS Djerba
1996–1997 CS Hammam Lif
1998 Al Ahli Jeddah
1999–2003 Sdoos Club 19 (13)
2003–2005 Al Shabab Riyadh 22 (15)
2005–2006 Al Shabab Dubai
2006–2007 Politehnica Iaşi
2007–2008 DH El Jadida
National team
2003–2005 Senegal 12 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mohammed Manga[1] (born 5 December 1972 in Dakar as Richard Manga[2]) is a former Senegalese football player.


The striker started his career with Jeunesse amicale de Fass,[2] before signed in the end of the year 1993 with AS Douanes (Dakar).[2] He started with the Dakar-based club under his birth name Richard Manga, 1994 his senior career.[2] Only a year later left his club Douanes and signed with Tunisian side AS Djerba.[2] He becames by the club the award for the best Goalscorer and moved then 1996 to League rival CS Hammam-Lif.[2] He played the next two years with Hammam-Lif,[2] before signed 1998 in Saudi Arabia for Al-Ahli Jeddah.[2] After a year in Jeddah left the club and signed for Saudi Arabian second league side Sdoos Club.[2] 2003 signed for Saudi Premier League club Al Shabab Riyadh and was with 15 goals the top scorer of the 2003/2004 Saudi League.[3] After two years with Al Shabab FC Riyadh, signed for Al Shabab Al Arabi Club in Dubai.[4] In the early of 2007 moved to Romania and signed for Politehnica Iaşi.[5] He played for the club until summer 2007 and moved to Morocco to sign for Difaâ El Jadidi.[6]


Manga played in twelve games for the Senegal national football team and scored three goals for them.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Richard Manga converted in 2002 to the Islam[2] and changed his name from Richard Manga, to Mohamed Bachir.[2] He played the last years of his career as Mohammad Bachir Manga.[2]