Sekou Keita Souza

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Sekou Keita
Personal information
Full name Sékou Keita Souza
Date of birth (1994-12-12) 12 December 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Conakry, Guinea
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Ermis Aradippou
Number 19
Youth career
Pas Mal
Hafia
2011 Alcobendas
2012–2013 Atlético Madrid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Horoya
2011–2012 Alcobendas 15 (7)
2013–2014 Atlético Madrid C 34 (8)
2014–2016 Atlético Madrid B 22 (4)
2015–2016Evian (loan) 24 (6)
2016–2018 Red Star 41 (9)
2018– Ermis Aradippou 0 (0)
National team
2015– Guinea 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:26, 8 July 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:26, 8 November 2017 (UTC)

Sekou Keita Souza (born 12 December 1994) is a Guinean footballer who plays for Cypriot club Ermis Aradippou as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Born in Conakry, Keita made his senior debut in Spain with Alcobendas CF in 2011, in Tercera División. In 2012, he moved to Atlético Madrid,[1] returning to youth football, and was promoted to the C-team in the summer of 2013.

In June 2014, after appearing regularly, Keita moved to the reserves in Segunda División B. On 18 December he made his first team debut, coming on as a late substitute for goalscorer Mario Mandžukić in a 2–2 home draw against CE L'Hospitalet, for the season's Copa del Rey.[2]

On 7 July 2015 Keita was loaned to Ligue 2 side Evian Thonon Gaillard for one year.[3]. After this he remained in France, signing a three-year contract with fellow Ligue 2 side Red Star.[4]

International career[edit]

On 5 June 2015 Keita was called up to Guinea national team for a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification match against Swaziland.[5] He made his full international debut seven days later, starting in the 1–2 defeat.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sekou Keita, un jugador relevante en la cantera del Atlético" [Sekou Keita, a relevant player in Atlético's cantera] (in Spanish). Inter Soccer Madrid. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Mandzukic y L'Hospitalet se lo toman en serio" [Mandzukic and L'Hospitalet take it seriously] (in Spanish). Marca. 18 December 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Sekou Keita prêté 1 an à l'ETG FC" [Sekou Keita loaned 1 year to ETG FC] (in French). Evian's official website. 7 July 2015. Archived from the original on 8 July 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "SEKOU KEITA AU RED STAR !" (in French). Red Star FC Official Site. 27 July 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2017. 
  5. ^ "La selección absoluta de Guinea Conakry llama al canterano Keyta" [Guinea Conakry's main squad calls up the youth player Keyta [sic]] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 5 June 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "Swaziland and Tsabedze stun Guinea". African Football. 12 June 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 

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