Fousseiny Tangara

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Fousseiny Tangara
Personal information
Date of birth (1978-06-12) 12 June 1978 (age 42)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 FC Versailles 78
1999–2000 CA Paris-Charenton
2000–2001 FC Les Lilas
2001–2005 FC Mantes 88 (0)
2005–2007 Amiens 7 (0)
2007 Lamia 8 (0)
2008 Gueugnon 7 (0)
2008–2009 AS Beauvais Oise 5 (0)
2009–2010 Amiens AC 17 (0)
2010–2011 US Centre Haine-Saint-Pierre
2011–2015 Union sportive de Breteuil
National team
2004–2006 Mali 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Fousseiny Tangara (born 12 June 1978) is a Malian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Bamako, Tangara's parents moved to Vanves, Hauts-de-Seine, France when he was aged six months. He began playing football with lower league sides FC Versailles 78, FC Les Lilas and FC Mantes, before moving up to play in Ligue 2 with Amiens SC.[1]

He was part of the Malian 2004 Olympic football team, who exited in the quarter finals, finishing top of group A, but losing to Italy in the next round.


  1. ^ "La double vie de Tangara" [The double life of Tangara]. Le Parisien (in French). 28 August 2014. Retrieved 4 May 2018.

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