Amara Diouf (born 7 June 2008) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Senegal Premier League club Génération Foot and captains the Senegal National U17 team.
Early life and career
Born in Pikine, in Dakar’s suburbs, Amara Diouf joined the Génération Foot academy in 2017, after impressing in the Danone Nations Cup.
In 2023, he was a standout in the Mohammed VI under-19s tournament in Morocco, where Génération Foot won the competition, after eliminating the likes of Real Madrid.
In 2022, Diouf had joined the Senegal National U17 team following the qualification matches for the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations. He scored a brace against Cape Verde and a goal against Mali.
Diouf was called up to the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations.
Diouf had scored a brace against Algeria and a goal against Somalia which ultimately helped Senegal qualify for the knockout stage. After a great performance, Diouf was elected best player of the group stage and was a part of the group stage best starting XI. Diouf went on to score a brace against South Africa in the quarter finals, qualifying his team for the 2023 U-17 World Cup and getting his third man of the match accolade. Having scored his 5th goal in the competition, he surpassed Victor Osimhen’s record of most goals scored in one edition of the under-17 cup. In the semi-final against Burkina Faso, Diouf missed a penalty while his team was leading 1–0, but eventually proved to be decisive in the penalty shoot-out, scoring his team last winning goal. Senegal went on to defeat Morocco in the finals to win tournament for their first time. with 5 goals in the tournament, Diouf had won the golden boot.
In August of 2023, Diouf was called up to the senior squad at only the age of 15 to face Rwanda in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers and a friendly against Algeria.
Parents and family
Amara parents are Mr and Mrs Diouf. Both his father and mother are from Senegal.
Not much information is currently known about his siblings.
Amara Diouf is currently single and not in an open relationship for now.
Is Amara Diouf married?: No, Amara Diouf is at the moment not yet married.
Amara Diouf has an estimated net worth of around $50, 000 – $300, 000.
* This biography or article is a copyright of Uzomedia TV, please refer-back to our blog if you wish to copy or pin back our articles.*
* For car insurance, Home Insurance, Insurance companies, Auto insurance Public liability insurance, Cheap Insurance, Loans,liability insurance, professional indemnity insurance, small business insurance, Health and Fitness, Real Estate, Digital Marketing, Automobile and more visit our contact page.*