Soccer Players Famous Soccer Players from Senegal

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If you're wondering who makes the list of the best soccer players from Senegal, you'll find them right here. The list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Senegal, along with photos when available. This list of best Senegalese soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Senegalese soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This list below has a variety of players, like Oumar Pouye and Abdoulaye Sogue, answering the questions, "Who are the best Senegalese footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Senegalese soccer player of all time?" You can help answer these questions by voting up your choices from the list, and voting down any players you think should be lower down the line.

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Abdoulaye Faye is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Defender, Midfielder Abdoulaye Diagne-Faye, known as Abdoulaye Faye, is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a Defender for Malaysia Premier League side Sabah FA. Faye began his career playing for ASEC Ndiambour and ...more

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Kader Mangane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Defender, Midfielder Abdou Kader Mangane is a Senegalese football player. He currently plays for Süper Lig side Kayseri Erciyesspor on loan from Saudi club Al-Hilal.

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Abdou Sall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Abdou Sall Defender Abdou Ahmed Sall is a Senegalese footballer, who currently plays for Altona 93.

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Abdulla Koni is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Abdulla Koni Defender Abdulla Obaid Koni is a retired Qatari footballer of Senegalese descent who was a defender for Al Sadd. He was also a member of the Qatar national football team. He also played for their ...more

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Alassane N'Dour is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Alassane N'Dour Midfielder Alassane N'Dour is a Senegalese football player. He played for AS Saint-Etienne and Troyes AC, both in France. In 2003–04 he spent time on loan at West Bromwich Albion. He currently plays for ...more

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Albaye Papa Diop is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Albaye Papa Diop Defender, Midfielder Albaye Papa Diop is a Senegalese football player who currently plays for Shabab Al-Ordon Club of Jordan.

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Aliou Cissé is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Aliou Cissé Defender, Midfielder Aliou Cissé is a Senegalese former football player and coach. He has previously played for English Premier League club Birmingham City and later Portsmouth. Cisse was a defensive ...more

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Ali Dia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Forward Ali Dia is a retired Senegalese footballer. In November 1996, Dia famously convinced then-manager of Southampton, Graeme Souness, that he was the cousin of FIFA World Player of the Year and ...more

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Amdy Faye is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Defender, Midfielder Amdy Moustapha Faye is a Senegalese former footballer. He plays as a defensive midfielder, and he could also play as a centre back. Faye began his career with French clubs AS Monaco, ES ...more

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Amara Simba is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Forward Amara Simba, Dakar, Senegal is a retired French football player. During his career he played for Paris SG, AS Cannes, AS Monaco, SM Caen and Lille OSC in France, Club Leon in Mexico and Leyton ...more

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Amara Traoré is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Forward Amara Traoré is a retired Senegalese footballer who is currently the head coach of Horoya AC in the Guinée Championnat National. He managed the Senegalese national team and ASC

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Andreas Manga is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Yves Andréas Manga is a French football defender of Senegalese origin. He is currently without a club after being released by SK Beveren. The reason for this release was the reckless ...more

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Armand Traore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Winger, Defender, Midfielder Armand Traoré is a professional footballer who plays for Queens Park Rangers as a left back. Traoré is a product of the Arsenal Academy. He has represented France at under-19 and ...more

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Babacar Gueye is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Babacar Gueye Forward Babacar M'Baye Gueye is a Senegalese football striker. He currently plays for Shenzhen Ruby F.C.

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Bamba Thiam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Bamba Thiam Midfielder Bamba Thiam is a Senegalese footballer who is a midfielder who plays for Dakar UC.

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Baye Djiby Fall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Forward Baye Djiby Fall is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a striker for Randers in the Danish Superliga. Fall has previously played professional for top-flight clubs in Denmark, United Arab ...more

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Bouna Coundoul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul is a Senegalese footballer who plays for Ethnikos Achna in Cyprus, and for the Senegal national football team.

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Cheick N'Diaye is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Cheick N'Diaye Goalkeeper Cheick Tidiane N'Diaye is a Senegalese football player, who currently plays for Stade Rennais in Ligue 1. He plays as a goalkeeper. N'Diaye started his career with Olympique Noisy-le-Sec, a CFA2 ...more

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Cheikh Gadiaga is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Cheikh Gadiaga Midfielder Cheikh Gadiaga is a Senegalese football midfielder who current plays for Panachaiki in Greece. He was called up to the Senegal national team in 2001.

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Cheikh Gueye is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Cheikh Gueye Defender Cheikh Matar Gueye is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a full back. He is a free agent.

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Dame N'Doye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Forward, Midfielder Dame N'Doye is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Hull City. He is the younger brother of Ousmane N'Doye.

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David Papys M'Bodji is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
David Papys M'Bodji Forward David Amadou "Papys" M'Bodji is a Senagalese footballer who playing for US Créteil-Lusitanos.

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Demba Ba is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Forward Demba Ba is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Beşiktaş and the Senegal national team. He made his first-team debut with French team Rouen in 2005 before moving to Mouscron and ...more

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Demba Touré is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Demba Touré Forward Demba Armand Tourézé is a Senegalese footballer Striker. Currently, he plays for Birkirkara football club from Malta. He dropped the 'zé' part of his surname when he was 20, ...more

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Pape Cire Dia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Pape Cire Dia Forward Pape Ciré Dia is a Senegalese footballer who currently plays for ASC Diaraf.

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Dino Djiba is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Dino Djiba Midfielder Dino Djiba is a Senegalese-French football midfielder who currently plays for Panserraikos F.C..

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Diomansy Kamara is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Diomansy Kamara Forward Diomansy Mehdi Moustapha Kamara is a professional footballer who plays for Catanzaro Calcio 2011 as a striker. He plays internationally for Senegal, whom he has represented at three Africa Cup ...more

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Doudou Diaw is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Doudou Diaw Defender Diaw Doudou is a Senegalese footballer who plays for Atletico Mola.

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Elhadjy Madior N'Diaye is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Elhadjy Madior N'Diaye Elhadjy Madior N'Diaye is a Senegalese footballer who plays for Portuguese club SC Vianense as a defender.

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El Hadji Diouf is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Forward, Midfielder El Hadji Ousseynou Diouf is a Senegalese footballer who plays for Sabah. He can play on both wings as well as in the attack position. Having started his professional football career in France ...more

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El Hadji Diouf is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Midfielder El Hadji Diouf is a Senegalese footballer, who is currently playing for FC Zenit Čáslav in the Czech 2. Liga.

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Fary Faye is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Fary Faye Forward Fary Faye is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Boavista F.C. as a striker. He spent most of his professional career in Portugal, most notably with Beira-Mar and ...more

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Ferdinand Coly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Ferdinand Coly Defender Ferdinand Alexandre Coly is a Senegalese former footballer. Coly moved to France when he was 7 years old.He played in all of Senegal's matches in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. After impressing at the ...more

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Gaston Mendy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Gaston Mendy Midfielder Gaston Xavier Mendy is a Senegalese-Guinea-Bissauan footballer.

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Gueye Mansour is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Gueye Mansour Forward Mansour Gueye is a Senegalese footballer currently playing for Hajer. His nickname is "Omul-Foarfeca", which means "Scissor Man", for his spectacular goals.

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Guirane N'Daw is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Guirane N'Daw Defender, Midfielder Guirane N'Daw is a Senegalese football midfielder who plays for Greek Superleague club Asteras Tripolis. He previously played for Sochaux, Nantes and Saint-Étienne in France, for Zaragoza ...more

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Henri Camara is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Henri Camara Forward, Midfielder Henri Camara is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a striker and is currently playing for Lamia.

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Ibrahima Ba is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Ibrahima Ba Defender Ibrahima Ba is a Senegalese association football player. He currently plays for French side AC Arles-Avignon.

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Ibrahima Faye is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Ibrahima Faye Defender Ibrahima Faye is a Senegalese professional football player, currently a free agent. Faye and was born in Pout, a small village near the city of Thiès in Senegal. Moving to France to ...more

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Ibrahima Gueye is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Ibrahima Gueye Defender Ibrahima Gueye is a former Senegalese footballer who played as a defender.

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Ibrahima Sonko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Ibrahima Sonko Defender Ibrahima Sonko is a Senegalese international footballer who plays professionally for Turkish Süper Lig side Akhisar Belediyespor. Sonko has previously played in France and England for ...more

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Ibrahim Ba is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Midfielder Ibrahim "Ibou" Ba is a Senegalese-born professional French football player of the 1990s and 2000s whose career as a right winger lasted from 1991 to 2008. In the late 1990s, ...more

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Ibrahima Sidibe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Ibrahima Sidibe Forward Ibrahim Sidibe is a Senegalese professional football striker who plays for Debreceni VSC.

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Issa Ba is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Issa Ba Midfielder Issa Ba is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a midfielder for Senegalese Diaraf.

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Issa Ndoye is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Issa Ndoye Goalkeeper Issa Ndoye is a Senegalese football goalkeeper who currently plays for Tractor Sazi in Persian Gulf Pro League.

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Issiar Dia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Issiar Dia Forward, Midfielder Issiar Dia is a French-born Senegalese footballer who plays for Qatar Stars League side Lekhwiya SC.

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Jacques Faty is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Jacques Faty Defender Jacques Faty is a French-born Senegalese footballer who plays for Australian A-League club Sydney FC and Senegal national football team. He was a product of the well-known Clairefontaine Youth ...more

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Jean-Pierre Adams is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Defender Jean-Pierre Adams is a French former international footballer. Along with Marius Trésor, he was a member of the garde noire as France's centre back. Since 17 March 1982, he has been in a ...more

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Joachim Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Joachim Fernandez Defender, Midfielder Joachim Fernandez is a French-Senegalese former footballer who played as a midfielder. He played for Sedan, Angers, Bordeaux, Caen, Udinese, Monza, Toulouse, Dundee United and Persma Manado.

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Ibra Kébé is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Senegal
Ibra Kébé Defender, Midfielder Ali Ibrahim Kébé Baye, commonly known as Ibra Kébé, is a Senegalese footballer who last played for FC Anzhi Makhachkala.