Abdoulaye Cissoko speaking to Senegal

Seattle Sounders centre-back Abdoulaye Cissoko has revealed he’s involved with the Senegal nationwide workforce relating to a call-up.

Born in Sevres, France, to Senegalese dad and mom, Cissoko – nicknamed ‘AB’ – got here up by means of native aspect Les Ulis earlier than becoming a member of San Diego Zest in 2019.

The 21-year-old shortly earned a transfer to the Sounders’ USL affiliate, Tacoma Defiance and has impressed a lot that he was made part of the senior set-up in Might.

“I’ve been happy with AB’s efficiency coaching with the First Workforce throughout pre-season and he has earned his MLS contract,” stated Sounders head coach Brian Schmetzer on the time. “His tenacity and competitiveness going up in opposition to our veteran attacking gamers has proven us that he’s as much as the problem. I’m trying ahead to seeing how he continues to enhance from right here.”

Cissoko has settled brilliantly into the Sounders’ backline, averaging three tackles per 90 minutes, in addition to 2.5 clearances and 1.7 interceptions per 90.

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