Aliou Cissé (born 24 March 1976) is a Senegalese football coach and former player. He has previously played for English Premier League club Birmingham City and later Portsmouth. Cisse was a defensive midfielder who has, on occasion, played at center back.
He is currently the head coach of Senegal, having briefly taken charge of them following Amara Traoré's sacking, in a caretaker role in 2012. He was also the assistant coach of the under-23 side from 2012 to 2013, becoming head coach from 2013 to 2015.Close