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Idrissa Doumbia (born 14 April 1998) is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Portuguese club Sporting CP.

Idrissa Doumbia
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Personal information
Full name Idrissa Doumbia
Date of birth (1998-04-14) 14 April 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast[1]
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sporting CP
Number 98
Youth career
0000–2016 ES Bingerville
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Anderlecht 2 (0)
2017–2018Zulte Waregem (loan) 25 (1)
2018–2019 Akhmat Grozny 16 (1)
2019– Sporting CP 12 (1)
National team
2016 Ivory Coast U20 1 (0)
2019– Ivory Coast U23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:36, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 March 2017

Club careerEdit

Doumbia made his Anderlecht debut on 30 July 2016 in the first game of the Jupiler Pro League 2016–17 season against Royal Excel Mouscron.[2] In the 2017 Belgian Super Cup he made his first start for Zulte Waregem, against his parent club, Anderlecht.

On 29 June 2018, he signed with the Russian Premier League club FC Akhmat Grozny.[3]

On 15 January 2019, he moved to Portugal, signing a contract with Sporting until 2024 with a €60 million release clause.[4]

International careerEdit

Doumbia made his debut for the Ivory Coast U20 in a 3–2 friendly win over the Qatar U20s on 21 March 2016.[5][6]

Doumbia debuted for the Ivory Coast U23s in a pair of 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualification matches in March 2019.[7][8]


Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 24 August 2019.
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Anderlecht 2016–17[9] First Division A 2 0 1 0 2[a] 0 5 0
Zulte Waregem (loan) 2017–18[10] First Division A 25 1 1 0 7[a] 0 1[b] 0 34 1
Akhmat Grozny 2018–19 Russian Premier League 16 1 1 0 17 1
Sporting CP 2018–19 Primeira Liga 12 1 2 0 14 1
Sporting CP 2019–20 Primeira Liga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career totals 55 3 5 0 9 0 1 0 70 3
  1. ^ a b Appearances in the Europa League
  2. ^ Appearance in Belgian Super Cup

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Idrissa Doumbia". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Royal Excel Mouscron vs. Anderlecht - 30 July 2016 - Soccerway".
  3. ^ "Магомед Даудов: Мы подписали контракт с Идриссом Думбия. Желаю ему удачи в ФК "Ахмат"" (in Russian). FC Akhmat Grozny. 29 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Comunicado por Idrissa Doumbia" [Press release on Idrissa Doumbia] (in Portuguese). Sporting CP. 15 January 2019. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Doumbia sera le premier transfert de l'été anderlechtois".
  6. ^ "Football-Eléphants-Amical : Le Qatar accroché - Sport-ivoire.ci".
  7. ^ Marc, ALLA Jean (14 March 2019). "CAN U23 : Nicolas Tié, Kouamé Christian, Guiagon Parfait… les surprises du chef Kamara". Mondialsport.net.
  8. ^ "CAF - Competitions - Qualifiers of Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations - Match Details". www.cafonline.com.
  9. ^ "Idrissa Doumbia 2016/17 player appearances". Soccerway. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  10. ^ Idrissa Doumbia at Soccerway. Retrieved 25 July 2017.