Sékou Bamba

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sékou Bamba
Personal information
Full name Sékou Bamba de Karamoko
Date of birth (1970-02-25)25 February 1970
Place of birth Odienné, Côte d'Ivoire
Date of death April 19, 2008(2008-04-19) (aged 38)
Place of death Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Playing position Forward
Youth career
AS Denguélé
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1992 Africa Sports National
1993–1995 ASEC Mimosas
1996–1998 Stade d'Abidjan
1998 Antalyaspor 12 (0)
National team
1987–1995 Côte d’Ivoire 14 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Sékou Bamba de Karamoko (25 February 1970 in Odienné – 19 April 2008 in Abidjan[1]) was an Ivorian professional football midfielder who played for several clubs in Africa and Europe.

Club career[edit]

Bamba played for Africa Sports National, ASEC Mimosas and Stade d'Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire.[2] He had a brief spell with Antalyaspor in the Turkish Super Lig.[3]

Bamba was part of ASEC's squad that were finalists at the African Cup of Champions Clubs 1995.[4]

International career[edit]

Bamba played for the full Côte d'Ivoire national football team, including appearing at the 1987 All-Africa Games[5] and in qualifying matches for the 1990 FIFA World Cup.[6] He was selected to play at the 1992 African Cup of Nations in Senegal, but refused to join the team.

Death[edit]

Bamba died at the age of 38. He left behind one son and two daughters.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Côte d'Ivoire: Football - décès de Sékou Bamba". allAfrica.com. 2008-04-20. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  2. ^ "L'enfant terrible du football ivoirien". allAfrica.com. 2011-01-09. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  3. ^ "SEKOU DE KARAMOKO BAMBA". Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  4. ^ "In Focus: Pirates To Relive '95". MTN Football. 2006-09-28. 
  5. ^ "International Matches 1987 - Africa". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  6. ^ "International Matches 1989 - Africa". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 

External links[edit]