Bakary Kone's Info
1 Trophee des Champions (2012-13)
2 Coupe de France (2011-12, 2008-09)
National Team honours
Bakary Kone (1.88 m (6 ft 2 in), 27th of April 1988 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso). He is a central defender who currently defends the Olympique Lyonnais side and the Burkina Faso national team. Nowadays, Olympique Lyonnais has the services of Bakary Kone up to 2015.
Bakary Kone spent his youth career at CFTPK Abidjan until 2004 when he joined the Burkinabe club Étoile Filante. Only one year took him in order to sign his first profession contract for Étoile Filante. After two years in Burkina Faso, Kone moved to France and signed a contract with EA Guingamp in July 2006.
During the first two years, Kone alternated the first and the second team of Guingamp until 2008, when the African player finally established at the first team. He made his debut for the French side on 11 May 207 against Tours FC in the Ligue 2. Kone'sstay at Guingamp was completely fruitful, he gained experience in Europe and won 1 Coupe de Francein the 08/09 season.
On 11 August 2011, Olympique Lyonnais bought the services of Bakary Kone. He signed a five-years deal for ?3.8 million transfer fee. During these years at Lyon, Kone has won 1 Coupe of France in 2011/2012 and 1 Trophee des Champions in 2012.
Also Bakary Kone plays for the Burkina Faso national team, having debutedfor the first time in 2010. Since he is in the national team, Kone has participated in 3 Africa Cup of Nations (2010, 2012 and 2013) reaching in the last one the final but finishing runners-up.
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Bakary Kone's career
|2007-08||France||EA Guingamp II|
|2006-07||France||EA Guingamp II|
|2005-06||Burkina Faso||Etoile Filante|
|2004-05||Burkina Faso||Etoile Filante|
|2013-14||Burkina Faso||Burkina Faso|