Papa Alioune Ndiaye known as Badou Ndiaye was born on 27 October, 1990. He is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Stoke City. He previously played for the Diambars academy, Norwegian side Bodø/Glimt, and Turkish clubs Osmanlıspor and Galatasaray.
After a successful trial with Norwegian club Bodø/Glimt Ndiaye joined them on initially on loan in 2012. Having moved from Senegal to the Arctic Circle, he admitted it was a culture shock.
On 5 August 2015, Badou moved to Turkish side Osmanlıspor, for a reported transfer fee of €300,000.
On 4 August 2017, he moved to league rivals Galatasaray on a four-year contract, for a reported transfer fee of €7.5 million.
Badou joined English Premier League club Stoke City on 31 January 2018 for a fee of £14 million. He scored his first goal in English football on 22 April 2018 in a 1–1 draw against Burnley. Alioune played 13 times for Stoke in 2017–18 as they were relegated to the EFL Championship.
In May 2018 he was named in Senegal’s 23 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.