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7 April 1991, Suresnes
Ousseynou Cissé (born 7 April 1991) is a Malian footballer who plays for French club Tours FC. Mainly a defensive midfielder, he can also play as a central defender.
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Born in Suresnes, Cissé joined Amiens SC’s youth categories in 2007, aged 16, after a spell at Paris Saint-Germain. He made his senior debuts in 2009, appearing with the side in Championnat National.
On 5 August 2011 Cissé played his first match as a professional, starting in a 0–1 away loss against Stade de Reims for the Ligue 2 championship. He appeared in 19 matches during the campaign, as his side was relegated as dead last.
On 19 July 2012 Cissé signed a two-year deal with Dijon FCO, also in the second division. On 7 March 2014 he scored his first professional goal, neting the last in a 2–2 draw at AJ Auxerre.
On 4 July 2015 Cissé moved abroad for the first time in his career, after agreeing to a three-year contract with La Liga side Rayo Vallecano.
On 3 January 2016, Cissé joined Belgian side Waasland-Beveren on loan until the end of the season.
On 15 July 2016, after reaching an agreement with Rayo Vallecano to terminate his contract, Cissé joined Ligue 2 club Tours FC.
Born in France to a Malian father and a Senegalese mother, Cissé was called up by Mali manager Alain Giresse for a friendly against Libya and a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification match against South Sudan. He made his international debut on 6 June 2015, in a 2–2 draw against the former.