|Full name||Yssouf Koné|
|Date of birth||19 February 1982|
|Place of birth||Korhogo, Ivory Coast|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Forward|
|2004||→ Qingdao Hailifeng (loan)||15||(4)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 October 2011|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 October 2011
Koné was born in Korhogo, Ivory Coast.
Playing for Rosenborg, Koné scored ten goals in the UEFA Champions League 2007–08 season including qualification matches. In the 2006, 2007 and 2008 seasons he played in 44 Norwegian Premier League matches for Rosenborg, scoring 16 goals.
Koné was transferred to CFR Cluj in the summer of 2008. He scored against Chelsea in the group-stage game of the UEFA Champions League 2008–2009, but the match eventually ended in a 2–1 loss for CFR Cluj. On 27 August 2009, he scored a goal in the ladder against FK Sarajevo in the Europa League qualifiers. The match ended 2–1 to CFR Cluj, who qualified in groups, it was the last goal for CFR in European Cups. Koné scored a total of 20 goals in all competitions for the CFR.
|2008–09||CFR Cluj||Liga I||28||10||0||0||28||9|
Kone made the headlines by scoring two late goals to record a surprise away win for Burkina Faso against Tunisia in the World Cup 2010 qualifiers.
1. 1 June 2008 Tunisia-Burkina Faso score: 1–1 Result:1–2 World Cup 2010 qualifiers
2. 1 June 2008 Tunisia-Burkina Faso score: 1–2 Result:1–2 World Cup 2010 qualifiers
3. 21 June 2008 Burkina Faso-Seychelles score: 4–1 Result:4–1 World Cup 2010 qualifiers
- "Koné, Yssouf". nationalfootballteams.com. Retrieved 31 October 2011.
- RBKweb – artikkel
- "Vålerenga avsluttet ekteskapet med Koné". dittoslo (in Norwegian). Retrieved 30 July 2014.
- "Soccer-Substitute gives Burkina Faso surprise win in Tunisia". Reuters. 1 June 2008.
- "Mestvinnende med RBK" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 19 August 2009.
- "Announcement" (in Romanian). CFR Cluj. Archived from the original on 16 June 2009. Retrieved 14 June 2009.
- "Announcement" (in Romanian). CFR Cluj. Retrieved 27 July 2009.