Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Fire's Soumare called up by Mali
by Paul Kennedy, May 22nd, 2009 7AM



[WORLD 2010 QUALIFYING] Chicago Fire defender Bakary Soumare has been recalled by Mali for a pair of World Cup qualifiers against Ghana and Benin June 7 and 21.

Soumare, who was born in the northwestern Kayes region of Mali, later lived in France and was educated in New York and at the University of Virginia, made his debut for Mali in qualifying in March against Sudan (1-1 tie).

The Mali squad includes such European-based stars as Seydou Keita of Barcelona, Mohamed Sissoko of Juventus and Frederic Kanoute of Sevilla.

Mali Roster:
Goalies: Mahamadou Sidibe (Ethnikos Achnas/CYP), Oumar Sissoko (Metz/FRA), Soumbeyla Diakite (Stade Malien Bamako)
Defenders: Souleymane Diamoutene (Roma/ITA), Adama Tamboura (Helsingborg/SWE), Adama Coulibaly (Auxerre/FRA), Amadou Sidibe (Auxerre/FRA), Bakary Soumare (Chicago Fire/USA), Boubacar Sidiki Kone (Fes/MOR), Cheick Oumar Ballo (ASKO)
Midfielders: Seydou Keita (Barcelona/SPA), Drissa Diakite (Nice/FRA), El Hadji Mahamane Traore (Nice/FRA), Mohamed Sissoko (Juventus/ITA), Sambou Yattabare (Caen/FRA), Lassana Fane (El Merreikh/SUD), Souleymane Dembele (Djoliba AC).
Forwards: Mamadou Samassa (Marseille/FRA), Frederic Oumar Kanoute (Sevilla/SPA), Modibo Maiga (Le Mans/FRA), Moustapha Yattabare (Clermont/FRA), Bakaye Traore (Amiens/FRA), Mamadou Diallo (Le Havre/FRA) Cheick Tidiane Diabate (Ajaccio/FRA), Djimy Boubou Kebe (Reading/ENG)

No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS: RSL's Schuler, Gil and Silva are out of contract    
Real Salt Lake re-signed defender Jamison Olave and exercised the 2016 contract options on seven players, ...
MLS: Chicago's Larentowicz eligible for free agency    
Veteran Jeff Larentowicz, who started 29 games in 2015, was among nine players the Chicago Fire ...
What They're Saying: Kei Kamara    
"There was part of me saying, there's no way they can get two goals in the ...
U.S. Abroad: Bedoya sees red for Canaries    
Alejandro Bedoya's first Ligue 1 start for Nantes in more than two months ended ignominiously as ...
Red Bulls-Crew SC Takeaways: Columbus holds on, barely    
A 2-0 lead from the first leg proved to be just enough for Columbus to capture ...
FC Dallas-Portland Takeaways: Timbers are peaking    
On the verge of elimination in the shootout of the knockout round against Sporting Kansas City, ...
Video Pick: Klopp gets Scouse lesson from boy reporter     
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp sits down for an interview with 9-year-old Kop Kids reporter Isaac, who ...
MLS Best XI: A new order    
LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane, earning his fourth consecutive selection, was the only repeat selection on ...
What They're Saying: Livorno president Aldo Spinelli    
"I'm relaxed. At this time, the coach is not at risk." -- Livorno president Aldo Spinelli ...
U.S. Abroad: Fabian Johnson is on fire    
American midfielder Fabian Johnson is suddenly one of the hottest scorers in Germany. He scored two ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives