Adama Traoré (footballer, born 28 June 1995)

Adama Traoré (born 28 June 1995) is a Malian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Cercle Brugge on loan from Ligue 1 club AS Monaco.

Adama Traoré
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Traoré with Mali U20s in March 2015
Personal information
Full name Adama Traoré
Date of birth 28 June 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Cercle Brugge
(on loan from Monaco)
Number 30
Youth career
2008–2013 JMG Academy Bamako
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 AS Bakaridjan 3 (0)
2014–2015 Lille 20 (2)
2014Royal Mouscron (loan) 2 (0)
2015– Monaco 20 (5)
2017Rio Ave (loan) 7 (1)
2019–Cercle Brugge (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2014–2015 Mali U20 11 (4)
2015– Mali 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:58, 8 February 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 November 2017

Club career

Born on 28 June 1995, in Bamako, Mali, Traoré began his career playing in the youth ranks of the Bamako JMG Academy before joining Malian Première Division club AS Bakaridjan.[1] In January 2014, he signed for Ligue 1 club Lille and was immediately loaned out to Belgian Second Division club Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz. He made his Ligue 1 debut on 24 September 2014 against OGC Nice in a 1–0 away defeat.[2] On 7 January 2015, Traoré scored his first competitive goal at senior level for Lille in a 1–0 home win over Évian in the league.

In January 2019, he joined on loan Cercle Brugge from AS Monaco.[3]

International career

Traoré was a member of the Mali national under-20 team for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.[4] During the competition, he scored 4 goals and had 3 assists, helping Mali win the bronze medal and earning himself the Adidas Golden Ball as the best player in the competition.[5]

International goals

Scores and results list Mali's goal tally first.[6]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 4 September 2016 Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako, Mali  Benin 4–1 5–2 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2. 26 March 2019 Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor, Dakar, Senegal  Senegal 1–0 1–2 Friendly


  1. ^ "Qui es-tu, Adama "Noss" Traoré ?" (in French). 26 January 2015. Archived from the original on 13 June 2015. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Nice vs. Lille – 24 September 2014 – Soccerway". Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  3. ^ "WELKOM BIJ CERCLE BRUGGE, ADAMA TRAORÉ!". Cercle Brugge K.S.V. 31 January 2019. Retrieved 8 February 2019.
  4. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Mali's magician Traore nets top honour". FIFA. 20 June 2015. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Traoré, Adama". National Football Teams. Retrieved 5 June 2017.

External links

Adama Traoré

Adama Traoré may refer to:

Adama Traoré (footballer, born 1989), Malian footballer who plays in France

Adama Traoré (footballer, born 1990), Ivorian footballer who plays in Turkey for Göztepe

Adama Traoré (footballer, born 28 June 1995), Malian footballer who plays as a midfielder for AS Monaco FC

Adama Traoré (footballer, born 5 June 1995), Malian footballer who plays as a forward for TP Mazembe

Adama Traoré (footballer, born 1996), Spanish footballer who plays for Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.

Cercle Brugge K.S.V. – current squad
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Golden Boot
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