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Odilon
Kossounou

Stats

89Games
1Goals
4Assists
65Minutes per game
5868Minutes per goal
50%Starts
Current season
-Red card
11Yellow card
-Second yellow card

Latest games

MatchdayDateCompetitionTime playedYellowRedAssistsSuccess rate
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
3:0
Logo Eintracht Frankfurt
17.12.2023Bundesliga90'N/A0 /1
Logo VfB Stuttgart
1:1
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
10.12.2023Bundesliga90'1N/A0 /0
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
1:1
Logo Borussia Dortmund
03.12.2023Bundesliga90'1N/A0 /1
Logo BK Häcken
0:2
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
30.11.2023UEFA Europa League10'N/A0 /0
Logo SV Werder Bremen
0:3
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
25.11.2023Bundesliga90'N/A0 /0
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
4:0
Logo 1. FC Union Berlin
12.11.2023Bundesliga90'N/A1 /0

Profile

At Bayer 04 since
22.07.2021
Date of birth
04.01.2001
Height / Weight
1.91m / 82kg
Nationality
CIV

Former clubs

PeriodClubMatchdayGoals
2019 - 2021 FC Brügge 55 1
2019 - 2019 Hammarby IF 9 0
- 2019 ASEC Mimosas

Odilon Kossounou signed for Bayer 04 in July 2021 as a newly-crowned champion of Belgium with Club Brugge. The Ivory Coast international has a contract at Leverkusen to 30 June 2026 and he wears the number 6 shirt for the Werkself. “I'm happy the transfer to Bayer 04 has gone through. I want to show at Leverkusen that I am a top player at this level and that I can help the team,” declared the central defender at his presentation at the BayArena.

 

News

Odilon Kossounou zurück in Leverkusen: Afrika-Cup-Sieger im Interview
Werkself-TV - 15.02.2024

Kossounou back in Leverkusen: Interview with AFCON winner

From the Ivory Coast back to the BayArena: After winning the Africa Cup of Nations in his home country, Odilon Kossounou talks about crazy progress through the tournament and special memories but he also shares his perspective on the Werkself during his absence...

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Bayer 04 - 11.02.2024

AFCON 2024: Kossounou wins tournament with Ivory Coast.

Werkself player Odilon Kossounou wins the Africa Cup of Nations in 2024. The Leverkusen defender with Ivory Coast won the continental tournament in their own country with a 2-1 win in the final against Nigeria on Sunday 11 February.

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Bayer 04 - 03.02.2024

AFCON: Kossounou’s Ivory Coast in semi-finals

The Ivory Coast demonstrated commitment and struck at the last moment in winning the AFCON quarter-final in extra time: The Ivorians were a man down against Mali on 43 minutes when Werkself player Odilon Kossounou received his marching orders for a second yellow card offence but they went on to seal a 2-1 victory setting off huge celebrations from the hosts.

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Bayer 04 - 31.01.2024

AFCON 2023: Kossounou into quarter-finals, Tapsoba and Adli eliminated

The Werkself trio of Odilon Kossounou, Edmond Tapsoba and Amine Adli have all now played their round of 16 ties at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. While Kossounou and hosts Ivory Coast have advanced to the quarter-finals, the tournament is over for Tapsoba’s Burkina Faso and Adli’s Morocco. The pair are expected back in Leverkusen on Thursday.

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Bayer 04 - 25.01.2024

AFCON 2023: Werkself trio through to last 16

Werkself trio Edmond Tapsoba, Odilon Kossounou and Amine Adli have all got through the group stage of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations and are into the round of 16. Tapsoba and Burkina Faso finished second in their group, Adli and Morocco went through as winners, while Kossounou and hosts Ivory Coast qualified for the knockout stages as one of the four best third-placed teams.

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