Player Details

Name

Bakaye Dibassy

Height

6' 0"

Weight

163 lbs

Date of Birth

8.11.1989 (31)

Birthplace

Paris, Mali

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Left

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Amiens and signed using Targeted Allocation Money on August 3, 2020.

The 31-year-old Dibassy, who is adept at either center back or left back, had been on the club's radar for a few years, as the experienced defender fit the profile Minnesota were looking for in a defender.

INTERNATIONAL: Born in Paris, France, Dibassy is of Mali decent and represents the Mali national team. The Mali international has four caps with the national team since making his debut in 2017 in a World Cup Qualifier against Morocco.

OUTSIDE MLS: The 30-year-old centerback is joining MNUFC after four seasons with Amiens. Since joining Les Licornes in 2016 on a free transfer from CS Sedan, Dibassy has made over 130 appearances, tallying nine goals, two during the 2019–20 season. Dibassy began his career at Olympique Nosiy-le-Sec before joining Bergerac in 2010. Three years later, he signed with Stade Montois and left for CS Sedan a year later.

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