Mamady Sidibé

Mamady Sidibe (2010)

Mamady Sidibe ( born December 18, 1979 in Bamako ) is a Malian football player. The striker is since 2013 the Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia under contract.

Sidibe joined in August 2001 from the French capital club CA Paris free transfer to Swansea City in the Football League Second Division. At the end of the season Swansea was the relegation zone and Sidibe moved to second division side FC Gillingham. In three years, the attacker came to 106 inserts for the club, scoring ten goals. As Gillingham were relegated from the Football League Championship at the end of the 2004/05 season, he moved to league rivals Stoke City. Even with the Potters Sidibe is set in the storm and in 2008 reached the runner-up and the associated promotion to the Premier League.

For the national team of Mali Sidibe debuted in October 2002 in a qualifying match for the 2004 African Cup of Nations, in which he also contributed one goal in a 3-0 victory over the Seychelles. At the finals in 2004 and 2008 in Tunisia in Ghana, the attacker was in the squad of Mali. In October 2007, he was attacked in a qualifying match against the team of Togo in Fanausschreitungen by a viewer with a knife, injuring hard on the arm, so it turned out for a month.