Abdoulaye Dieng, Senegalese footballer
|Date of birth||8 December 1989|
|Place of birth||Thiès, Senegal|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Defensive midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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 and scored his first goal on 18 April 2013 in a 4-1 win over Al-Jazira Al-Hamra. 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 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. 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 hence helping his side qualify for the Quarter-finals where they lost 3-2 to Emirati giants, Al-Nasr SC. 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 and scored his first goal in the competition on 21 March 2014 in a 2-1 win over Al-Arabi. 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.
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. He made his Oman Professional League debut on 30 January 2016 in a 0-0 draw against fierce rivals, Sohar SC. He also made his Sultan Qaboos Cup debut on 16 February 2016 in a 2-1 loss against Muscat Club in the Quarter-finals 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 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.
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.
Club career statisticsEdit
|Al-Rams||2012–13||UAE First Division League||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|
|Saham||2015–16||Oman Professional League||10||0||5||1||0||0||0||0||15||1|
|Al-Suwaiq||2017–18||Oman Professional League||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
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