Abou Diop

Abou Diop
Personal information
Date of birth 6 October 1993 (1993-10-06) (age 24)
Place of birth Dakar, Senegal
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Vis Pesaro (on loan from Sampdoria)
Youth career
2011–2013 Torino
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2018 Torino 3 (0)
2013–2014Juve Stabia (loan) 13 (1)
2014Crotone (loan) 9 (0)
2014–2015Ternana (loan) 8 (0)
2015Matera (loan)[1] 19 (5)
2015–2016Lecce (loan) 13 (2)
2016Juve Stabia (loan) 15 (8)
2016–2017Viterbese (loan) 19 (3)
2017Modena (loan) 16 (6)
2017–2018Bassano Virtus (loan) 33 (6)
2018– Sampdoria 0 (0)
2018–Vis Pesaro (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2012–2013 Senegal U20 7 (2)
2014– Senegal U21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 July 2018

Abou Diop (born 6 October 1993) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian club Vis Pesaro on loan from Sampdoria.

Club career

Torino

He arrived at Torino on trial in early 2011 and was signed shortly after. The club had many bureaucratic difficulties in registering him, as Torino were prohibited from signing a non-European player before the age of 18.[2][3] In the 2012–13 season he managed to collect several appearances for the first team.[4][5]

Loans to Juve Stabia and Crotone

On 31 July 2013 he was loaned to Juve Stabia in Serie B where he made his debut on 24 August against Pescara.[6] He scored his only goal of the season on 31 August in a 1–2 loss against Spezia.[7][8] He was recalled by Torino in the Winter transfer window and loaned to Crotone on 24 January, but failed to break into the first team.[9][10]

Loans to Ternana and Matera

Returning to Turin in the late summer, he was loaned to Ternana, in Serie B. After a very disappointing first round (only 132 minutes played), the Umbrian club decided to send him back to Turin during the winter transfer window, which loaned him to Matera, a team in Lega Pro.[11]

Loans to Lecce and Juve Stabia

On 31 August 2015, the closing day for the transfer market, he moved to Lecce in Lega Pro.

References

  1. 20 (5) considering his appearances in the playoffs of Lega Pro
  2. "» Abou Diop Giovani Talenti di Calcio". Giovanitalenticalcio.it. 2011-11-25. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  3. "Diop è un giocatore granata: è arrivato il contratto - Torino Granata". Torinogranata.it. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  4. "Torino Football Club Blog: Abou Diop - Star in the Making ?". Torinofcinglese.com. 2012-07-27. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  5. "Senegal - A. Diop - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". Au.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  6. "Toro News". Toro News. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  7. "Pescara vs. Juve Stabia - 24 agosto 2013 - Soccerway". It.soccerway.com. 2013-01-18. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  8. "Juve Stabia vs. Spezia - 31 August 2013 - Soccerway". Au.soccerway.com. 2013-08-31. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  9. "Diop verso Crotone - Torino Granata". Torinogranata.it. 2014-01-23. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  10. "A. Diop". soccerway.com. soccerway. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  11. http://www.materacalcio.it/ufficiale-colpi-da-serie-a-arriva-lattaccante-columella-scatenato/%5Bpermanent+dead+link%5D
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