Boubacar “Copa” Barry

Boubacar “Copa” Barry (born 30 December 1979) is an Ivorian footballer, who plays for Leuven and the Ivory Coast national team as a goalkeeper. Barry was called up to the Ivory Coast squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations held in Equatorial Guinea.  The final finished goalless after normal and extra-time, and Barry emerged as the hero by saving two penalties and scoring the winning penalty, overcoming a cramp in the process

Personal information
Full name Boubacar Barry
Date of birth 30 December 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Marcory, Ivory Coast
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
OH Leuven
Number 34
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 Soccer Acadmy JMG at ASEC Mimosas 17 (0)
2001–2003 Rennes B 23 (0)
2003–2007 Beveren 107 (0)
2007–2017 Lokeren 239 (1)
2017–2018 OH Leuven 3 (0)
National team
2000–2015 Ivory Coast 86 (0)
Teams managed
2018– OH Leuven (goalkeeping coach)

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