For the next two friendly matches against the elephants of Côte d’Ivoire and against Burkina Faso and against Ghana, the Ivorian coach has called 6 players who have never played in Select A. Find out who 6 of the French technicians are new children.
Hasan Kamra was born on 5 March 1994 in Saint-Denis, France. He develops in the left-hand position at OGC Nice. His professional career began in 2011 at Toulouse FC, where he stayed for a year. He then went to Berichon de Chateraux (2012–2014), then to Stade de Rheims where he spent about 6 years (2014–2020). However, he was loaned to US Cratil in January 2017. On 25 June 2020, Hassan Kamara joined the OGC NICE. The 27-year-old Ivorian left-back has played 39 matches in all competitions with Nees this season, including 35 in Ligue 1 and 4 in the Europa League. He scored 2 goals.
Wilfred Singo was born on 25 December 2000 in Auragahio, Ivory Coast. He plays as a right-back at Torino FC, a club he joined in 2019 from AS Dengue. He is described as a powerful player, physical but also fast and technical despite his size. He can also play as a central defender as well as a right-back defender. Wilfred Singo was selected to participate in qualifying matches for the 2019 Under-20 African Cup of Nations with the Ivory Coast Under-20 team in 2018, where he distinguished himself by scoring a goal. This year, the 20-year-old right-back has played 29 matches in all competitions and scored 1 goal.
Ismaila Soro was born on 7 May 1998 in Yakase-May, Ivory Coast. He plays as a defensive midfielder at Celtic Glasgow in Scotland. Trained at Museo FC in Ivory Coast, he began his professional career in 2016 with club FC Saxon in Moldova. He plays 22 games for this club, and even wears a captain’s armband on several occasions. In 2017, Soro joined FK Homiel in Belarus. In January 2018, he put his bag in Banne Yehoudah, where he became an important player in the team. With this club, he won the Israel Cup during the 2018-2019 season. On 27 January 2020, Ismaili Soro signs in favor of Celtic Glasgow. To the amount of 2.30 million euros. The 23-year-old Ivorian midfielder, the Sacred Scottish Champion with his club this season, is the author of the most beautiful goal in the Scottish Championship this season.
Aka Serge Arnaud was born on 16 November 1994 and plays as a defensive midfielder at El Gouna FC in Egypt. He is a former resident of Ivorian Ligue 1. He played in 2011 in Africa Sports (2014–2015), Bauke FC (2014–2015), and then Acec Mimosas (2015–2017) in Satellite FC. He also competed in the group stage of the CAF Champions League 2016 with the Yellow and Black and became the champion of Cote d’Ivoire in 2017 with ASEC Mimosas.
In January 2019, El Gouna FC released him from any contract following his departure from Tunisian club CS Suffaxian, in which he joined in 2018. Since his arrival in Egypt, he has been the holder almost every time Gouni left. He took his place in the central region of this formation and stood out as a good scavenger in the Egyptian Premier League, Egypt’s Football Championship in midfield.
Chris Bedia was born on 5 March 1996 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He plays as a striker at FC Sochaux-Montbelliard in Ligue 2, on loan from Sporting de Charleroi. He joined Tours FC in 2013, with whom he finished his training and was crowned the French U19 champion in the spring of 2014. At the same time, Chris Bedia distinguished himself with the Ivorian U17s (with whom he played at CAN 2015 and scored two goals). U20s (two goals in Toolan tournament) and Olympic selection. His athletic and technical qualities enabled him to be recruited by RSC Charleroi in the summer of 2016 at the end of his contract with Tours FC. The legendary striker (1m90) plays two seasons in the expanded Jupilor Pro League in 2018 and is loaned to SV Zulte-Waregem, then ESTAC Troyes, in August 2019.
It is now with FC Sochaux-Montbelliard that Chris Bedia has been playing on loan from the RSC Charleroi since the start of the season. He has scored 9 goals and 2 assists in 37 matches played this season.
Hameed Junior Traore
Hameed Junior Traorey was born on 16 February 2000 in Abidjan. He plays in the US Sasuolo as an attacking midfielder. He is the elder brother of Amad Diallo. Hamed Junior Traoré began his professional career in 2017 with Empoli FC, a club playing in Serie B at the time. He participated in Empoli’s rise to Serie A, his club being the Serie B champion that season. Hamed Junior Traorè signed a two-season loan with US Sassuolo on July 12, 2019 with a purchase obligation, staying with several clubs. In 34 matches played this season, he scored 5 goals and provided 3 assists.
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