Oumar Diakhite

Oumar Diakhite (born December 9, 1993) is a Senegalese footballer who currently plays as a defender for Portuguese club C.D. Aves.

Oumar Diakhite
Personal information
Full name Oumar Diakhite
Date of birth (1993-12-09) December 9, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Kédougou,[1] Senegal
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Aves
Number 15
Youth career
2009–2012 Montverde Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Orlando City U-23 15 (4)
2013 Orlando City 1 (0)
2013–2016 Olhanense 63 (4)
2015–2016Estoril (loan) 11 (1)
2016–2019 Estoril 38 (0)
2017–2018Kazma (loan)
2019–2020 Sepsi OSK 3 (0)
2020– Aves 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 January 2020

CareerEdit

College and amateurEdit

Diakhite emigrated to the United States from Senegal, where he attended an academy run by the former Senegal international Salif Diao, to advance his football career. He joined Montverde Academy, a preparatory school in Montverde, Florida, as a junior in 2011. In 2012, he spent a season with Orlando City U-23 of the USL Premier Development League. He played 15 regular-season games, and scored four goals in that time.

ProfessionalEdit

Diakhite bypassed college, and trialed with Orlando City of USL Pro in the 2013 preseason. He started several matches, including the home leg of a home-and-away friendly series with the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Diakhite was signed by Orlando City on April 4, 2013.[2] He saw his first competitive action on May 14, 2013, when he started in Orlando City's third round match in the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup against Ocala Stampede. He played his first league match on June 9, 2013, against Antigua Barracuda FC.

In July 2013, Diakhite went to Olhanense on trial from Orlando City. On August 1, Diakhite was officially transferred to Olhanense for an undisclosed fee.

On 10 July 2019 Diakhite signed a 2-year contract with Liga I side Sepsi OSK.[3]On 10 January 2020, Diakhite was released by Sepsi OSK.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Un « fils » de Salif Diao domine le championnat portugais| at Galsenfoot.com
  2. ^ http://www.orlandocitysoccer.com/news/pronews/?article_id=1266
  3. ^ "Comunicat" (in Romanian). Sepsi OSK. 10 July 2019. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Comunicat" (in Romanian). Sepsi OSK. 10 January 2020. Retrieved 10 January 2020.

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