Diafra Sakho


Diafra Sakho Bio

Who is Diafra Sakho

Professional Senegal footballer, Diafro Sakho currently plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Rennes and the Senegal national team. Aside from Rennes, he played with Metz, Boulogne, West Ham United.

Early Life (Childhood)

Diafra Sakho started his youth career with Génération Foot before switched to France to play with Football Club de Metz in 2007.

Interesting Facts

Sakho international debut for Senegal in a friendly match against Burkina Faso, on 21 May 2014. He was also selected in Senegal's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. His annual salary is around € 1. 3 million with weekly wages of € 25,000 which he receives from playing for the current football team, Rennes FC. His market value is to be recorded at € 5 million As of June 2018; his market worth is estimated to be around € 5 million His net worth is estimated to be around $ 2 million.

Personal Life

Credited as a talented footballer, Sakho has not shared any of info about his affair, girlfriend, relationship, and dating history. Previously, he was engaged with Mya Hassan, but the relationship between them did not sustain long. He also involves in several charitable works.


As an individual, Sakho was honored with Ligue 2 Player of the Year 2013–14 and Premier League Player of the Month October 2014


Sakho was put into prison for suspected criminal offenses against his girlfriend, Mya Hassan in early August 2015. He denied the allegations and eventually, he was cleared of any mishap by the police authorities in November 2015. He is also rumored to be a father of two children from his ex-partner Mya Hassan.