Lassina Abdoul Karim

Karim Lancina
Personal information
Full name Lassina Abdoul Karim Konaté
Date of birth (1987-05-20) May 20, 1987
Place of birth Niamey, Niger
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Central Midfielder / Left back
Club information
Current team
FC Metz
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999-2003 Sahel SC
2003-2005 Cotonsport Garoua
2005-2007 Sahel SC
2007-2009 Cotonsport Garoua
2009-2010 Al-Ittihad
2010-2013 Cotonsport Garoua
2013 Lokomotiv Sofia
2013–2014 FC Metz 3 (0)
National team
2006- Niger[1] 39 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 October 2013

Lassina Abdoul Karim Konaté (born May 20, 1987 in Niamey) is a professional Nigerien footballer currently playing for FC Metz in the French Ligue 1.


On 29 March 2013, Lancina left Cotonsport Garoua from Cameroon and signed for Bulgaria A Grupa side PFC Lokomotiv Sofia.

In August 2013, he joined French Ligue 2 team FC Metz.[2]

International career

He is also a member of Niger national football team, having been called up to the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. He has more than 20 caps for Niger.

International goals

Scores and results list Niger's goal tally first.[1]
1. 9 October 2012 Stade Général-Seyni-Kountché, Niamey, Niger  Liberia 3–3 4–3 Friendly


  1. 1 2 "Konaté, Lacina Karim". National Football Teams. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  2. "Angani et Lancina dans l'attente" (in French). Le Républicain Lorrain. 23 August 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2013.

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