Mory Koné

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Mory Koné
Personal information
Full name Mory Koné
Date of birth (1994-04-21) 21 April 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Troyes
Number 22
Youth career
2001–2004 Montigny-les-Cormeilles
2004–2007 Paris Saint-Germain
2007–2009 Sannois Saint-Gratien
2009–2012 Le Mans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Le Mans B 9 (0)
2012–2013 Le Mans 23 (0)
2013–2014 Parma 0 (0)
2014 Crotone (loan) 0 (0)
2014–2015 Troyes B 7 (0)
2014– Troyes 13 (0)
National team
2010 France U17 1 (0)
2011 Côte d'Ivoire U17 4 (0)
2011–2012 France U18 3 (0)
2012 France U19 2 (0)
2013–2014 France U20 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:42, 4 October 2015 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 May 2015

Mory Koné (born 21 April 1994 in Paris) is a French footballer who plays for French Ligue 1 side Troyes. He plays as a central defender. Koné is of Ivorian descent and has represented both his birth and ancestral nation at international level. He has represented France at under-17 and under-18 level, while he represented Côte d'Ivoire at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.[1]

Club career[edit]

Le Mans[edit]

Ahead of the 2012–13 season, he was promoted to the senior team by manager Denis Zanko and assigned the number 21 shirt. Koné made his professional debut on 7 August 2012 in a Coupe de la Ligue match against Laval.[2]

Parma[edit]

On 31 August 2013, it was confirmed that Koné moved to Serie A side Parma from Le Mans.[3] He joined Crotone in Serie B on 17 January 2014, signing a loan deal until the end of the 2013-14 season.[4]

Troyes[edit]

After a year in Italy, Koné came back in France signing a three-year contract with Ligue 2 side ESTAC.[5][6]

International career[edit]

France[edit]

Although Kone has represented France at U17, U18 and U19 level, he has never represented them in an official competition. Kone represented France U17 in a friendly versus Russia on 5 August 2010, France lost 3-0. A year later, he played in a 2-0 loss against Ukraine at U18 level. He also played in two victories over Finland in May 2012 at U18 level. He has represented France U19 twice, on 8 September 2012 versus Switzerland in a 1-0 victory and again on 14 November 2012 in a 3 - 0 loss to Germany.

Ivory Coast[edit]

In June 2011, he represented Ivory Coast in the U17 FIFA World Cup, he played in four games and featured in a 3-2 loss against France.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

(Correct as of 30 June 2013)

Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Le Mans 2012–13 24 0 1 0 25 0
Total 24 0 1 0 25 0
Parma 2013–14 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total 0 0 1 0 1 0
Career total 24 0 2 0 0 0 26 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, Trophée des champions, Coppa Italia
  2. ^ Includes UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trois manceaux à la Coupe du Monde!". Le Mans FC (in French). 16 June 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Laval v. Le Mans Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 7 August 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mory Koné arrives for the defense". Parma F.C. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mory Koné à Crotone" [Mory Koné to Crotone]. B. Ro. (in French). France Football. 18 January 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mory Koné bientôt troyen". estac.fr (in French). 12 July 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "La présentation officielle de Mory Koné". estac.fr (in French). 15 July 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  7. ^ Mory KonéFIFA competition record

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