Oumar Kondé

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Oumar Kondé
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Personal information
Date of birth (1979-08-19) 19 August 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Binningen, Switzerland
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
SC Binningen
Senior career*
1997–1998 FC Basel 58 (0)
1998–1999 Blackburn Rovers 0 (0)
1999–2005 SC Freiburg 115 (2)
2005–2006 Hansa Rostock 2 (0)
2006 Hibernian 14 (0)
2006–2008 Panionios 23 (1)
2008–2011 FC Zürich 17 (0)
2009Chengdu Blades (loan) 16 (0)
2011 TOT FC
2012– SC Binningen
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 1 November 2009 (UTC)

Oumar Kondé (born 19 August 1979 in Binningen, Switzerland) is a former Swiss footballer. He last played for SC Binningen.

Binningen, Switzerland Place in Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

Binningen is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in Switzerland. It is nestled in a valley, on a plateau, and on two hills overlooking the city of Basel.

The Swiss are the citizens of Switzerland or people of Swiss ancestry.

Association football team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.



Kondé started his youth football with career SC Binningen in his native Switzerland. In 1994 he moved to FC Basel and later he signed his first professional contract with the club. He played for Basel for two years before he was sold to Premier League club Blackburn Rovers for £500,000. However, he made just one appearance for the club as a substitute, in a 0-0 draw with Newcastle United in the FA Cup. [1] After stints in the German Bundesliga with Freiburg and Hansa Rostock, Kondé moved to Scottish Premier League club Hibernian. He was eventually deemed surplus to requirements at the Edinburgh club by manager John Collins. [2]

Sport Club Binningen is a Swiss football club based in Binningen.

FC Basel Swiss association football club based in Basel

FC Basel 1893, widely known as FC Basel, FCB, or just Basel, is a Swiss football club based in Basel. Formed in 1893, the club has been Swiss national champions 20 times, Swiss Cup winners 12 times, and Swiss League Cup winners once.

Premier League Association football league in England

The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system. Contested by 20 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the English Football League (EFL).

After a short trial with the Austrian side Sturm Graz, Kondé signed for Greek club Panionios in January 2007. [2] After a six-month spell in Greece, he returned to his homeland on 28 August 2007 and signed a three-year contract for FC Zürich. [3] He left FC Zürich [4] and signed, on 9 March 2009, with the Chinese club Chengdu Blades a loan deal through 31 December 2009.

SK Sturm Graz association football club in Austria

Sportklub Sturm Graz is an Austrian association football club, based in Graz, Styria, playing in the Austrian Football Bundesliga. The club was founded in 1909. Its colours are black and white.

Panionios F.C. association football club in Greece

Panionios G.S.S. Football Club (Greek: ΠΑΕ Πανιώνιος Γ.Σ.Σ., the Pan-Ionian Gymnastics Club of Smyrna, but more commonly known as Panionios F.C. or simply Panionios, is a Greek association football club based in Nea Smyrni, Athens. Part of Panionios G.S.S., Panionios F.C. is the oldest Greek football club.

FC Zürich professional association football club in Zürich, Switzerland

Fussballclub Zürich, commonly abbreviated to FC Zürich or simply FCZ, is a Swiss football club based in the city of Zürich that plays in the Super League, the first tier in the Swiss football league system. The club was founded in 1896 and has won the Swiss Super League 12 times and the Swiss Cup 10 times. The club won the 2009 Swiss Super League and last won the Swiss Cup in 2018. They play their home games at the Letzigrund in Zürich, which seats 25,000 spectators. For the women's team see FC Zürich Frauen.

Kondé was capped by the Switzerland national under-21 football team. [2]

Switzerland national under-21 football team national association football team

The Switzerland national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Switzerland and is controlled by the Swiss Football Association. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, held every two years.

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