Ismaila Soro

Ismaila Wafougossani Soro (born 7 May 1998) is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Scottish Premiership club Celtic.[2]

Ismaila Soro
Personal information
Full name Ismaila Wafougossani Soro
Date of birth (1998-05-07) 7 May 1998 (age 23)[1]
Place of birth Yakassé-Mé, Ivory Coast
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Celtic
Number 12
Youth career
2015–2016 Moossou
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Saxan 22 (0)
2017 Gomel 15 (1)
2018–2020 Bnei Yehuda 53 (0)
2020– Celtic 22 (1)
National team
2021– Ivory Coast 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 September 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 June 2021

Club careerEdit

CelticEdit

On 27 January 2020, Soro signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with Celtic.[3] He joined the Scottish champions after representing Bnei Yehuda in the Israeli Premier League since 2018.[4] He scored his first goal for Celtic in a 3–0 win over Dundee United on 30 December 2020.[5]

International careerEdit

He made his debut for Ivory Coast national football team on 11 June 2021 in a friendly against Ghana.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 3 April 2021[7]
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
Saxan 2016–17 Moldovan National Division 22 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 23 0
Gomel 2017 Belarusian Premier League 15 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 17 1
Bnei Yehuda 2017–18 Israeli Premier League 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2018–19 31 0 4 0 0 0 5 0 40 0
2019–20 17 0 2 0 4 0 1 0 24 0
Total 53 0 6 0 4 0 6 0 69 0
Celtic 2019–20 Scottish Premiership 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2020–21 16 1 1 0 3[a] 0 0 0 20 1
Total 16 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 21 1
Career total 106 2 11 0 7 0 6 0 130 2
  1. ^ Appearances in the Europa League

HonoursEdit

Bnei Yehuda

Celtic

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wafougossanni Ismaila Soro". UEFA. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Исмаила Соро (Ismaila Soro) | Прессбол". Прессбол | ПБ-Инфо.
  3. ^ "Celtic delighted to complete signing of Ismaila Soro". Celtic FC. 27 January 2020. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Ismaila Soro: Celtic target completes switch to Glasgow". BBC Sport. 27 January 2020. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Celtic 3-0 Dundee United". BBC. 30 December 2020. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Ghana v Ivory Coast game report". ESPN. 11 June 2021. Retrieved 11 August 2021.
  7. ^ a b "I. Soro". Soccerway. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  8. ^ Murray, Ewan (20 December 2020). "Celtic win fourth straight Scottish Cup as Hazard's shootout saves break Hearts". The Guardian.

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