Ismaël Koné

16 June 2002
Watford FC
Abidjan, CIV
188 cm
Where they grew up
Montréal, Québec, Canada
International "A" - CAN MNT
17 Appearances
10 Starts
2 Goals
0 Assists


Ismaël Koné

Ismaël Kenneth Koné... speaks French and English... both his father Salifou Koné and mother Suzanne Diomandé were born in Yopougon, CIV... he was seven years old when his family moved from Abidjan to Montréal in 2010... grew up playing soccer... enjoys basketball... growing up, favourites have included Neymar Jr., Chelsea FC... other favourites have included Kevin Durant, Patrick Kane, Baltimore Ravens...

represented Canada at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022... Concacaf champion (first place in 2021-22 Concacaf Final Round of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers)... won a Concacaf Silver Medal with Canada (2022-23 Nations League)...

wrote on Instagram after he was named to Canada’s squad for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, “regarde maman, on la fait”...

said Koné after he joined Watford FC in 2022, “I like to get on the ball, I like to create as much for my teammates and just be that turning point in the game whereby I can bring the game forward and win the game”…

For Country

he was 19 years old when he made his debut for Canada on 24 March 2022... helped Canada finish first in 2021-22 Concacaf / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (Canada qualified for Qatar 2022)... represented Canada at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022...

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