Yacouba Ali

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Seydou Ali Yacouba
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-04-06) 6 April 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Niamey, Niger
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
AS Police (Niamey)
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2010 AS Police
2010–2013 Africa Sports National
2013–2013 USM Alger 1 (0)
2014– AS Police (Niamey)
National team
2012– Niger 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 14, 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:33, 15 June 2013 (UTC)

Seydou Ali Yacouba (born April 6, 1992 [1] in Niamey, Niger) is a Nigerien football player who plays for USM Alger and the Niger national football team.


Born in Niamey, Yacouba began playing as a striker with local side AS Police and the Niger youth national teams. At age 18, he moved to Côte d'Ivoire to join Africa Sports National.[2][dead link] At age 20, he moved to Algeria to join USM Alger

USM Alger[edit]

On January 12, 2013, it was announced that Yacouba would join USM Alger on a 2.5-year contract. .[3]

International career[edit]

He is a member of the Niger national football team, for which he has played since 2012. He played in the 2012 African Nations Cup, mostly as a right back, was called up to play at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. His team was eliminated after the group stage.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Niger's goal tally first.
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 June 2013 Stade de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon  Gabon 1–0 1–4 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification



  1. ^ Profile
  2. ^ Yaméogo, Guy-Florentin (21 August 2010). "Africa Sports : Seydou Yacouba, le policier des Aiglons" [Africa Sports : Seydou Yacouba, the police officer of the Aiglons] (in French). Nord-Sud. 
  3. ^ [1]

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