Sekou Koita

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Sékou Koïta
Koïta with Red Bull Salzburg in 2023
Personal information
Full name Sékou Koïta
Date of birth (1999-11-28) 28 November 1999 (age 24)
Place of birth Kita, Mali
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) [1]
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Salzburg
Number 20
Youth career
USC Kita
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2019 Liefering 15 (2)
2019Wolfsberger AC (loan) 14 (5)
2019– Red Bull Salzburg 62 (31)
National team
2015 Mali U17 10 (3)
2017–2019 Mali U20 10 (3)
2016– Mali 20 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 September 2023
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 June 2023 (UTC)

Sekou Koita (born 28 November 1999) is a Malian football player. He plays for Austrian Bundesliga club Red Bull Salzburg and the Mali national team.

Club career[change | change source]

Sekou Koita started playing football for Union Sportive des Clubs de Kita and Centre Latika de Bamako. He had his first senior appearances for AS Bakaridjan, then he played for USC Kita. In 2017 he came to Austria, signing for the Austrian side FC Red Bull Salzburg. He went on loan to FC Liefering. In 2019 he came back to Red Bull Salzburg.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 26 September 2023[2][3]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FC Liefering 2017–18 Austrian Football Second League 6 1 6 1
2018–19 Austrian Football Second League 9 1 9 1
Total 15 2 0 0 0 0 15 2
Wolfsberger AC (loan) 2018–19 Austrian Bundesliga 14 5 0 0 14 5
Red Bull Salzburg 2019–20 Austrian Bundesliga 16 8 4 3 3[a] 0 0 0 23 11
2020–21 Austrian Bundesliga 17 14 4 3 8[b] 0 0 0 29 17
2021–22 Austrian Bundesliga 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2022–23 Austrian Bundesliga 22 6 1 0 2[b] 0 0 0 25 6
2023–24 Austrian Bundesliga 5 3 2 0 1[b] 0 0 0 8 3
Total 62 32 11 6 14 0 0 0 87 38
Career total 91 39 11 6 14 0 0 0 116 45
  1. One appearance in UEFA Champions League, two appearances in UEFA Europa League
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Appearance(s) in UEFA Champions League

International[change | change source]

As of match played 18 June 2023[4]
Mali
Year Apps Goals
2016 6 1
2019 4 1
2020 2 0
2021 5 1
2022 1 1
2023 3 0
Total 19 4
As of match played 9 June 2022
Mali score listed first, score column indicates score after each Koïta goal.[4]
List of international goals scored by Sékou Koïta
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 19 January 2016 Umuganda Stadium, Gisenyi, Rwanda  Uganda 1–1 2–2 2016 African Nations Championship
2. 10 October 2019 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa  South Africa 1–2 1–2 Friendly
3. 17 November 2020 Sam Nujoma Stadium, Windhoek, Namibia  Namibia 1–0 2–1 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4. 9 June 2022 St. Mary's Stadium-Kitende, Entebbe, Uganda  South Sudan 2–0 3–1 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification

Honours[change | change source]

Red Bull Salzburg

Mali U-17

Mali U-20

Mali

References[change | change source]

  1. "FC Red Bull Salzburg - koita".
  2. Sékou Koïta at Soccerway. Retrieved 30 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Sekou Koita at WorldFootball.net Edit this at Wikidata
  4. 4.0 4.1 Sekou Koita at National-Football-Teams.com

External links[change | change source]

Media related to Sékou Koïta at Wikimedia Commons