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Kalifa Coulibaly (born 21 August 1991) is a Malian professional footballer who plays for Ligue 1 club Nantes and the Mali national team, as a striker.

Kalifa Coulibaly
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Coulibaly with Gent.
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-08-21) 21 August 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 5 12 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Nantes
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Real Bamako
2011–2014 Paris Saint-Germain B 86 (30)
2014–2015 Charleroi 19 (3)
2015–2017 Gent 45 (7)
2017– Nantes 40 (9)
National team
2013– Mali 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:56, 28 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:37, 26 March 2019 (UTC)

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Club careerEdit

Born in Bamako, Coulibaly played club football for Real Bamako, Paris Saint-Germain B and Sporting Charleroi[1][2] before signing a four-year deal with Gent in June 2015.[3]

On 18 August 2017, FC Nantes announced the signing of Coulibaly on a five-year deal.[4]

International careerEdit

He made his international debut for Mali in 2013.[1] He was a member of the squad at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.[5]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Mali's goal tally first.[1]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 June 2017 Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako, Mali   Gabon 1–1 2–1 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2. 23 March 2019 Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako, Mali   South Sudan 1–0 3–0 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Kalifa Coulibaly". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  2. ^ Kalifa Coulibaly at Soccerway. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Coulibaly tekent bij AA Gent, Pollet maakt de omgekeerde beweging" (in Dutch). Sporza. 21 June 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Kalifa Coulibaly (La Gantoise) à Nantes, c'est officiel". L'Équipe (in French). 18 August 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Mali : 3 recalés, la liste des 23 pour la CAN" (in French). Afrik Foot. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017.