Famous Senegalese Sportspersons

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 1 
Patrick Vieira
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Patrick Vieira
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Birthdate: June 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dakar

Patrick Vieira is a football manager and former footballer. Vieira, who was an important member of the France national team, is currently serving as the manager of Crystal Palace Football Club which competes in the Premier League. Widely regarded as one of the best players of his time, Vieira helped his team win its first FIFA World Cup in 1998.

 2 
Sadio Mané
(Footballer)

Sadio Mané
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Birthdate: April 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sédhiou

Sadio Mané is one of the greatest Senegalese football players of all time. He is Senegal's fifth all-time top goal-scorer and was named African Footballer of the Year in 2020. One of Liverpool's key players, Sadio serves as an inspiration to youngsters as he succeeded as a footballer in spite of his father forbidding him from playing as a child.

 3 
Tacko Fall
(Basketball player)

Tacko Fall
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Birthdate: December 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
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 4 
Patrice Evra
(Footballer - Left-back for France)

Patrice Evra
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Birthdate: May 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
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 5 
Demba Ba
(Association football player)

Demba Ba
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Birthdate: May 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sèvres

Demba Ba is a former professional footballer who played as a striker in several teams, including Chelsea, West Ham United, and Newcastle United. He started playing football as a child and made his first-team debut with the team Rouen in 2005. He has been associated with many clubs since turning professional. He has also played for the Senegal national team. 

 6 
Kalidou Koulibaly
(Footballer Centre-back)

Kalidou Koulibaly
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Birthdate: June 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, France

Born to Senegalese parents in France, Kalidou Koulibaly initially played for France U20 and then captained the Senegal national team. He took Senegal to the finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. He has often opened up about racism, especially after once being called a “monkey” by a Florentina fan.

 7 
Bacary Sagna
(Football player)

Bacary Sagna
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Birthdate: February 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sens, France
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 8 
Papiss Cissé
(Footballer)

Papiss Cissé
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Birthdate: June 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dakar

 9 
Édouard Mendy
(Footballer goalkeeper)

Édouard Mendy
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Birthdate: March 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montivilliers, France

 10 
Cheikhou Kouyaté
(Footballer)

Cheikhou Kouyaté
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Birthdate: December 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dakar

 11 
Mame Biram Diouf
(Senegalese footballer)

Mame Biram Diouf
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Birthdate: December 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dakar

 12 
Mamadou N'Diaye
(Basketball player)

Mamadou N'Diaye
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Birthdate: September 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 13 
El Hadji Diouf
(Footballer)

El Hadji Diouf
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Birthdate: January 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dakar

 14 
Keita Baldé Diao
(Football Forward, winger)

Keita Baldé Diao
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Birthdate: March 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Arbúcies, Spain

 15 
Moussa Sow
(Association football player)

Moussa Sow
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Birthdate: January 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mantes-la-Jolie

 16 
Ali Dia
(Senegalese footballer)

Ali Dia
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Birthdate: August 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 17 
Diafra Sakho
(Senegalese footballer)

Diafra Sakho
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Birthdate: December 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guédiawaye

 18 
Aliou Cissé
(Senegalese football coach)

Aliou Cissé
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Birthdate: March 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ziguinchor, Senegal

 19 
Henri Saivet
(Footballer midfielder)

Henri Saivet
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Birthdate: October 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 20 
Oumar Niasse
(Senegalese footballer)

Oumar Niasse
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Birthdate: April 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ouakam

 21 
Henri Camara
(Senegalese footballer)

Henri Camara
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Birthdate: May 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dakar

 22 
Armand Traoré
(Association football player)

Armand Traoré
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Birthdate: October 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris

 23 
Khouma Babacar
(Senegalese footballer)

Khouma Babacar
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Birthdate: March 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thiès, Senegal

 24 
DeSagana Diop
(Basketball player)

DeSagana Diop
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Birthdate: January 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 25 
Famara Diédhiou
(Senegalese footballer)

Famara Diédhiou
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Birthdate: December 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Louis, Senegal

 26 
Dame N'Doye
(Football player)

Dame N'Doye
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Birthdate: February 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thiès, Senegal

 27 
Maurice Ndour
(Basketball player)

Maurice Ndour
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Birthdate: June 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thiès, Senegal

 28 
Diomansy Kamara
(Association football player)

Diomansy Kamara
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Birthdate: November 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris

 29 
Alfred Gomis
(Football goalkeeper)

Alfred Gomis
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Birthdate: September 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ziguinchor, Senegal

 30 
Mamadou Niang
(Football player)

Mamadou Niang
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Birthdate: October 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Matam, Senegal

 31 
Karim Mané
(Basketball player)

Karim Mané
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Birthdate: May 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

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Frank Vandenbroucke
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Birthdate: November 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mouscron, Belgium
Died: October 12, 2009

 33 
Youssoupha Fall
(Basketball player)

Youssoupha Fall
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Birthdate: January 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

Mamadou N'Diaye (basketball, born 1975)
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Birthdate: June 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 35 
Lamine Diack
(Sports administrator, Athletic)

Lamine Diack
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Birthdate: June 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 36 
Ibourahima Baldé
(Footballer forward position)

Ibourahima Baldé
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Birthdate: March 23, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arbúcies, Spain

 37 
Mouhammad Faye
(Basketball player)

Mouhammad Faye
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Birthdate: September 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 38 
Ibou Dianko Badji
(Basketball player)

Ibou Dianko Badji
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Birthdate: October 13, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 39 

Moussa Dembélé
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Birthdate: October 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guédiawaye, Senegal

 40 
Amar Sylla
(Basketball player)

Amar Sylla
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Birthdate: October 1, 2001
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 41 
Makhtar N'Diaye
(Basketball player)

Makhtar N'Diaye
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Birthdate: December 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Diourbel, Senegal

 42 
Mamadou Sylla
(Football Forward)

Mamadou Sylla
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Birthdate: March 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kédougou, Senegal

 43 
Cheikh Samb
(Basketball player)

Cheikh Samb
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Birthdate: October 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 44 
Lamine Diane
(Basketball player)

Lamine Diane
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Birthdate: November 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 45 
Moussa Diagne
(Basketball player)

Moussa Diagne
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Birthdate: March 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guédiawaye, Senegal

 46 
Clevin Hannah
(Basketball player)

Clevin Hannah
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Birthdate: November 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States

 47 
Boniface N'Dong
(Basketball player)

Boniface N'Dong
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Birthdate: September 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: M'Bour, Senegal

 48 
Brancou Badio
(Basketball player)

Brancou Badio
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Birthdate: February 17, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rufisque, Senegal

 49 
Khalifa Diop
(Basketball player)

Khalifa Diop
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Birthdate: January 15, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Senegal

 50 
Malik Dime
(Basketball player)

Malik Dime
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Birthdate: October 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal