Abdoulaye Dieng

Abdoulaye Dieng (born 8 February 1989) is a Senegalese footballer who plays for Al-Nasr Salalah in Oman.[1]

Abdoulaye Dieng
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Abdoulaye Dieng, Senegalese footballer
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-12-08) 8 December 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Thiès, Senegal
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Nasr Salalah
Number 14
Youth career
2005–2007 ASC Thiès
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 ASC Thiès ? (?)
2008–2011 Guédiawaye ? (?)
2011–2012 AS Pikine ? (?)
2013 Al-Rams 13 (1)
2013–2015 Al-Dhaid 31 (2)
2016–2017 Saham 35 (5)
2017–2018 Al-Suwaiq
2018–2019 Al-Ain
2020– Al-Nasr Salalah
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Youth careerEdit

Born and raised in Thiès, Senegal, Abdoulaye began his footballing career in 2005 with ASC Thiès where he played till 2007.

CameroonEdit

He began his professional footballing career in 2007 with his parent club, ASC Thiès based in his hometown, Thiès. Later in 2008, he moved to the capital of Senegal, Dakar where he signed a three-year contract with Senegal Premier League club, Guédiawaye FC. In 2011, he moved to Pikine where he signed a one-year contract with another Senegal Premier League club, AS Pikine thus ending his long spell in Senegal.

United Arab EmiratesEdit

He first moved out of Senegal in 2012 to the Middle East and more accurately to the United Arab Emirates where he signed a short-term contract with UAE First Division League club, Al-Rams. He made his UAE First Division League debut on 25 January 2013 in a 5-1 loss against Emirates Club[2] and scored his first goal on 18 April 2013 in a 4-1 win over Al-Jazira Al-Hamra.[3] He scored 1 goal in 13 appearances in the 2012-13 UAE First Division League.

Later in 2013, he moved to Sharjah where he signed a twp-year contract with another UAE First Division League club, Al-Dhaid. He made his debut for the club on 7 September 2013 in a 2-1 loss against Al-Ittihad Kalba SC[4] in the 2013–14 UAE President's Cup and scored his first goal on 28 September 2013 in a 2-1 win over the same club.[5] He scored another goal in the competition on 9 December 2013 in the Quarter-finals in a 2-2 draw against Al-Shaab CSC which was later won 8-7 on penalties by Al-Dhaid[6] hence helping his side qualify for the Quarter-finals where they lost 3-2 to Emirati giants, Al-Nasr SC.[7] He made his first appearance in the 2013-14 UAE First Division League on 16 November 2013 in a 3-1 loss against Dibba Al-Hisn Sports Club[8] and scored his first goal in the competition on 21 March 2014 in a 2-1 win over Al-Arabi.[9] He scored 2 goals in 24 appearances in the 2013-14 UAE First Division League and also scored 2 goals in 5 appearances in the 2013–14 UAE President's Cup.

He made his first appearance in the 2014-15 UAE First Division League on 13 December 2014 in a 2-0 win over Masafi Club.[10] He made 7 appearances in the 2014-15 UAE First Division League.

OmanEdit

 
Abdoulaye Dieng - Saham Club

In January 2016, he again moved out of Senegal and this time to another Middle Eastern country, Oman where on 26 January, he signed a short-term contract with Oman Professional League side, Saham Club.[11] He made his Oman Professional League debut on 30 January 2016 in a 0-0 draw against fierce rivals, Sohar SC.[12] He also made his Sultan Qaboos Cup debut on 16 February 2016 in a 2-1 loss against Muscat Club in the Quarter-finals[13] and scored his first goal in the competition on 27 February 2016 in a 3-0 win over the same side in the second leg of the Quarter-finals[14][15] helping Saham become the first side to qualify for the Semi-finals of the 2015–16 Sultan Qaboos Cup. Scoring 1 goal in 5 appearances, he helped his side win the 2015–16 Sultan Qaboos Cup, Oman's most prestigious trophy for the second time in the club's history.

He helped his side win the 2016 Oman Super Cup on 8 September 2016 in a 1-0 win over defending OPL champions, Fanja SC.[16][17][18]

After impressing with his dominant display and leadership ability during his stint with Saham, he was approached by various clubs in the region with Sultan Qaboos Cup champions Al-Suwaiq Club heading the race and eventually signing him on 29 May 2017. He made his official debut for the club on 9 September 2017 in a 2-1 loss against Dhofar S.C.S.C. in the 2017 Oman Super Cup.[19][20]

After one and a half year at Al-Ain in Saudi Arabia, Dieng returned to Oman and joined Al-Nasr Salalah on 1 January 2020.[21]

Club career statisticsEdit

Club Season Division League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al-Rams 2012–13 UAE First Division League 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 1
Total 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 1
Al-Dhaid 2013–14 UAE First Division League 24 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 27 4
2014–15 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Total 31 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 36 4
Saham 2015–16 Oman Professional League 10 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 15 1
2016–17 25 5 7 0 5 0 0 0 37 5
Total 35 5 12 1 5 0 0 0 52 6
Al-Suwaiq 2017–18 Oman Professional League 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 79 8 19 3 5 0 0 0 93 11

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Saham
Al-Suwaiq

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Emirates 5-1 Al-Rams". fanet.ae.
  3. ^ "Al-Rams 4-1 Al-Jazira Al-Hamra". fanet.ae.
  4. ^ "Al-Ittihad Kalba 2-1 Al-Dhaid". fanet.ae.
  5. ^ "Al-Dhaid 2-1 Al-Ittihad Kalba". fanet.ae. Archived from the original on 2016-01-27. Retrieved 2016-02-28.
  6. ^ "Al-Dhaid 2-2 Al-Shaab". fanet.ae.
  7. ^ "Al-Dhaid 2-3 Al-Nasr". fanet.ae. Archived from the original on 2016-01-27. Retrieved 2016-02-28.
  8. ^ "Dibba Al-Hisn 3-1 Al-Dhaid". fanet.ae. Archived from the original on 2016-01-27. Retrieved 2016-02-28.
  9. ^ "Al-Dhaid 2-1 Al-Arabi". fanet.ae. Archived from the original on 2018-10-31. Retrieved 2016-02-28.
  10. ^ "Al-Dhaid 2-0 Masafi". fanet.ae.
  11. ^ "عبدولاي يحل بديلا لأفوسا في صحم". omandaily.om. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-02-28.
  12. ^ "SOHAR VS. SAHAM 0 - 0". SOCCERWAY.
  13. ^ "MUSCAT VS. SAHAM 2 - 1". SOCCERWAY.
  14. ^ "SAHAM VS. MUSCAT 3 - 0". SOCCERWAY.
  15. ^ "صحم أول الصاعدين للمربع الذهبي في الكأس الغالية". azamn.com. Archived from the original on 2016-02-29. Retrieved 2016-02-28.
  16. ^ "Saham emerge Super Cup Winners". opl.om. Archived from the original on 2016-11-05. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  17. ^ "SAHAM BAG SUPER CUP". Oman Observer. Archived from the original on 2016-09-10. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  18. ^ "Saham clinch Super Cup for second time". Oman Observer. Archived from the original on 2016-09-10. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  19. ^ "Dhofar lift Oman Super Cup". Oman Tribune. Archived from the original on 2017-09-10. Retrieved 2017-09-10.
  20. ^ "Dhofar lift Super Cup". Oman Observer.
  21. ^ #الشيخ_ثابت_عبدالله_اليافعي نائب رئيس نادي #النصر..., twitter.com, 1 January 2020

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