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Mohamed Ofei Sylla

Mohamed Ofei Sylla (15 August 1974 – 4 February 2019) was a Guinean professional football midfielder.

Mohamed Ofei Sylla
Personal information
Full name Mohamed Ofei Sylla
Date of birth (1974-08-15)15 August 1974
Place of birth Guinea
Date of death 4 February 2019(2019-02-04) (aged 44)
Place of death Conakry
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Vannes OC
1997–1998 Ismaily SC
1999–2000 Gaziantepspor 23 (0)
2000–2001 Denizlispor 6 (0)
National team
1993–1999 Guinea[1] 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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Club careerEdit

Sylla played in the Turkish Super Lig for Gaziantepspor and Denizlispor.[2]

International careerEdit

Sylla played for the Guinea national football team, including appearing at the finals of the 1994 African Nations Cup[3] and 1998 African Nations Cup.[4]

Later life and deathEdit

Sylla died on 4 February 2019, aged 44, following a short illness.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mohamed Ofei Sylla". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  2. ^ "MOHAMED SYLLA". TFF. Retrieved 2008-10-27.
  3. ^ "African Nations Cup 1994 - Final Tournament Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-10-27.
  4. ^ "African Nations Cup 1998 - Final Tournament Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-10-27.
  5. ^ "Ex-Guinean international Mohamed 'Ofei' Sylla dies at 44". 5 February 2019 – via www.bbc.co.uk.