Sékou Bamba

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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.


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


  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. 

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