Moussa Konaté (footballer)
Konaté with Sion in 2016
|Full name||Pape Moussa Konaté|
|Date of birth||3 April 1993|
|Place of birth||M'Bour, Senegal|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Forward, winger|
|2005–2010||ASC Toure Kunda de Mbour|
|2010–2011||ASC Toure Kunda de Mbour||9||(3)|
|2011–2012||Maccabi Tel Aviv||29||(5)|
|2013–2014||→ Genoa (loan)||25||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:17, 20 May 2019 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:15, 27 July 2019 (UTC)
Pape Moussa Konaté (born 3 April 1993) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Amiens SC and the Senegal national team. He was called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Moussa Konaté started his career playing for Senegalese second division club ASC Toure Kunda de Mbour, helping them to win promotion to the top division and win the Senegal FA Cup for the 2010 season, which resulted in a 2011 CAF Confederation Cup appearance. In spring 2011 Konaté went to Israel for a months trial with Maccabi Tel Aviv. He impressed Maccabi's coach Moti Ivanir enough to become Maccabi's first signing for the 2011–12 season.
Maccabi Tel Aviv
After signing a two-year contract with the club, Konaté became Maccabi's fifth foreign player in the squad. He made his debut playing in the UEFA Europa League second qualifying round against FK Khazar Lankaran scoring the first goal and assisting the second for Eliran Atar in Maccabi's victory 3–1.
After excelling playing for Senegal in the 2012 Summer Olympics scoring five goals, Konaté joined Russian club FC Krasnodar for a fee of €2 million after previously being linked with Premier League clubs. After joining Krasnodar, he revealed he had rejected Premier League clubs in favour of Krasnodar.
Loan to Genoa
Konaté started all of Senegal's matches at the 2012 Olympic tournament in which the nation reached the quarter-finals. In the first group game at Old Trafford, he scored an 82nd-minute equaliser in a 1–1 draw with hosts Great Britain.
- As of match played 20 May 2019
|Maccabi Tel Aviv||2011–12||Israeli Premier League||29||5||0||0||9[a]||2||38||7|
|Krasnodar||2012–13||Russian Premier League||10||1||2||0||0||0||12||1|
|Genoa (loan)||2013–14||Serie A||25||1||1||0||0||0||26||1|
|Sion||2014–15||Swiss Super League||27||16||5||4||1[a]||2||33||22|
|Amiens SC||2017–18||Ligue 1||33||13||2||1||0||0||29||14|
- Appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League
- As of 27 July 2019
- Senegal score listed first, score column indicates score after each Konaté goal (includes one unofficial goal).
|1.||25 May 2012||Stade de Marrakech, Marrakesh, Morocco||Morocco||Friendly|
|2.||31 May 2014||Estadio Pedro Bidegain, Buenos Aires, Argentina||Colombia|
|3.||13 January 2015||Stade Larbi Benbarek, Casablanca, Morocco||Guinea|
|4.||28 March 2015||Stade Océane, Le Havre, France||Ghana|
|6.||13 June 2015||Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor, Dakar, Senegal||Burundi||2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|7.||17 November 2015||Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor, Dakar, Senegal||Madagascar||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|8.||29 March 2016||Stade Général-Seyni-Kountché, Niamey, Niger||Niger||2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|9.||23 March 2018||Stade Mohammed V, Casablanca, Morocco||Uzbekistan||Friendly|
|10.||11 June 2018||Untersberg-Arena, Grödig, Austria||South Korea|
|11.||9 September 2018||Mahamasina Municipal Stadium, Antananarivo, Madagascar||Madagascar||2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|12.||26 March 2019||Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor, Dakar, Senegal||Mali||Friendly|
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- "MOUSSA KONATE EST UN JOUEUR DE L'AMIENS SC" (in French). Amiens SC. 13 August 2017.
- Fletcher, Paul (26 July 2014). "London 2012: Great Britain denied by late Senegal strike". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 January 2015.
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