Youssouf Falikou Fofana

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Youssouf Fofana
Personal information
Full name Youssouf Falikou Fofana
Date of birth (1966-07-26) 26 July 1966 (age 53)
Place of birth Divo, Ivory Coast
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1984 ASEC Mimosas
1984–1985 AS Cannes 19 (4)
1985–1993 AS Monaco 188 (28)
1993–1995 Girondins de Bordeaux 28 (1)
1995 Karşıyaka S.K. 6 (3)
1995–1996 Al-Nassr
National team
1983–1992 Ivory Coast 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Youssouf Falikou Fofana (born 26 July 1966 in Divo) is a retired Ivorian footballer who played as a forward for clubs like ASEC Mimosas, AS Cannes, AS Monaco FC, Girondins de Bordeaux, Karşıyaka S.K.,[1] Al-Nassr, and the Ivory Coast national football team. He earned nicknames like the dribbler and the black diamond.

Fofana is currently the sporting director of ASEC Abidjan.[2]



  1. ^ "YOUSSEF FOTANA". TFF. Retrieved 2008-10-24. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Légende Mimosas: Youssouf F. FOFANA dit "Le Diamant noir "" (in French). Retrieved 18 February 2014.

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