Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Famara Diédhiou was born on 15 December, 1992. He is a Senegalese footballer who currently plays for English Football League Championship side Bristol City, and the Senegal national team as a striker. He joined FC Sochaux-Montbéliard in 2014 from Gazélec Ajaccio. He made his Ligue 2 debut at 2 August 2014 against US Orléans playing the full game in a 0–1 home defeat on the opening day of the 2014–2015 season.
On 22 August 2014, he scored his first Ligue 2 goal against AC Arles-Avignon. On 2 February 2015, Diédhiou joined Clermont Foot on loan from Sochaux. For the 2015–16 Ligue 2 season, he went back on loan to Clermont again. In that season, he scored 22 goals in 37 matches.
In summer 2016, Diédhiou moved up a tier joining Ligue 1 club Angers SCO who paid Sochaux a transfer fee of £1.36 million. In 2016–17, his only season at the club, he played 35 times scoring 9 goals. On 28 June 2017, he signed a four-year contract with English Championship club Bristol City for a club record transfer fee of £5.3 million. He scored on his debut for Bristol City in a 3–1 win over Barnsley on 5 August 2017.
On Tuesday 12 September, Famara converted a penalty in a 3-3 draw vs Wolves, sending keeper John Ruddy the wrong way. And on the same week slotted in against Derby County in a 4-1 victory. On Tuesday the 19th of September in a Carabao Cup 3rd round game, he continued his good form and opened the lead for City in a convincing 2-0 win against Premier League opposition Stoke City F.C.
Looking into his international career, Diédhiou scored his first goal for Senegal in a 2–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification win over Namibia.