Sékou Touré (footballer)

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Sékou Touré
Personal information
Full name Sékou Touré
Date of birth 1 May 1934
Place of birth Côte d'Ivoire
Date of death 2003 (aged 68–69)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954 ASEC ? (?)
1955–1958 Africa Sports
1958–1959 Olympique Alès 17 (8)
1959–1960 Sochaux 10 (2)
1960 Forbach 16 (12)
1961–1962 Montpellier 53 (37)
1962 Grenoble 9 (4)
1963 Nice 16 (6)
1964 Nîmes 8 (1)
1964–1965 Dieppe
1965–1966 AS Béziers 32 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Sékou Touré (1 May 1934 – 2003) was an Ivorian professional footballer who played as a striker. Touré played in Côte d'Ivoire for ASEC and Africa Sports, before playing in France between 1958 and 1966 for Olympique Alès, Nîmes Olympique, Nice, Sochaux, US Forbach, Grenoble, Dieppe, Montpellier and AS Béziers. Touré was the Ligue 1 topscorer in the 1961-62 season, scoring 25 goals.

References[edit]

  • Marc Barreaud, Dictionnaire des footballeurs étrangers du championnat professionnel français (1932-1997), l'Harmattan, 1997.
  • Sékou Touré at National-Football-Teams.com