Adama Diakité (footballer, born 1991)

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Adama Diakité
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-03-07) 7 March 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
SV Sandhausen
Number 6
Youth career
Red Star 93
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Lens B 104 (19)
2012–2013 Lens 8 (0)
2014– SV Sandhausen 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 January 2014

Adama Diakité (born 7 March 1991 in Paris, France) is a French footballer of Malian descent, who is currently playing with SV Sandhausen.[1]


Paris-born Diakité joined the youth team of RC Lens[2] in 2008 from Red Star 93 and played his senior debut for the reserve team in the Championnat de France amateur game on 16 August 2008 against US Sénart-Moissy.[3] In the following three years he played for the reserve side, before having his professional debut for RC Lens on 14 September 2012 in a Ligue 2 game against LB Châteauroux.[4] He then participated in seven games more as a substitute in the 2012/2013 season for the Ligue 2 team of RC Lens.[5] He played 104 games and scored 19 goals for the Championnat de France amateur reserve side of Lens,[6] before he was released from his contract by the club. He was than a half year free agent, before signed for German 2. Fußball-Bundesliga club SV Sandhausen, until the end of the season 2013/2014 (30 May 2014).[7]


  1. ^ "Diakité erhält einen Vertrag". Kicker Online. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  2. ^ "Diakité - RC Lens". RC Lens. Archived from the original on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2013-01-29.
  3. ^ "Moissy Cramayel - Lens le match en direct". Foot National. Retrieved 2013-01-29.
  4. ^ "Chateauroux - Lens le match en direct". Foot National. Retrieved 2013-01-29.
  5. ^ "La Fiche de Adama DIAKITé (Lens), Football - L'". Retrieved 2013-05-26.
  6. ^ "Adama Diakité joueur de Libre/Etranger - Foot National". Foot National. Retrieved 2013-05-26.
  7. ^ "Dritter Neuzugang: Sandhausen holt Angreifer Diakité". Südwest Presse. Retrieved 2013-01-29.