Guyan Kanté

Joe Souleymane Dit Guyan Kanté (born 5 January 1982) is an Ivorian football goalkeeper playing for SOA.

Guyan Joe Kanté
Personal information
Full name Joe Souleymane Dit Guyan Kanté
Date of birth (1982-01-05) 5 January 1982 (age 39)
Place of birth Ouragahio, Ivory Coast
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 22
Youth career
–1999 Académie de Sol Beni
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2007 ASEC Mimosas 57 (0)
2007–2009 Issia Wazi ? (?)
2009–2010 AS Denguélé ? (?)
2010– SOA
National team
2003 Ivory Coast 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 17, 2009
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 17, 2009


Kanté began his career in the Académie de Sol Beni, before he was called up for ASEC Mimosas first squad and played with his team in the 2004 MTN Champions League.[1] He left ASEC in January 2007 and moved to league side club Issia Wazi.[2] For the 2009 season, Kanté joined the AS Denguélé. In 2010, Kanté will be playing for SOA.

International careerEdit

He was a member of the Ivory Coast national football team.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Guyan is the older brother to Adama Kanté, who is also a football goalkeeper. In 2009, both played together for the same team, the AS Denguélé.[4]


  1. ^ "Clockwatch: Raja 4-0 Asec". 17 November 2002.
  2. ^ [1][bare URL]
  3. ^ "Cameroon's new era". 11 February 2003.
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