Updated through June 29, 2019
2019 (Columbus/Richmond Kickers): Aboubacar Keita has made one appearance (one start as a centerback) for Crew SC this season. He made his 2019 regular-season debut for the Black & Gold as a starter in a road contest against Real Salt Lake (July 3), becoming the third-youngest player to make a regular-season start for the Crew. Keita spent some time on loan with the Richmond Kickers of the USL, where he made three appearances (two starts) for the Kickers. He did not make an appearance during the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Keita made five appearances (all starts) for the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team during the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, helping the U.S. reach the quarter finals.
TRANSACTION: Columbus Crew SC signs defender and Crew SC Academy product Aboubacar Keita as a Homegrown Player on January 22, 2019.
Name: Aboubacar Keita (pronounced: ah-BOO-bah-car KAY-tah)
Born: April 6, 2000 in New York, New York
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Citizenship: United States
Acquired: Signed as a Homegrown Player on January 22, 2019.
Previous Experience: University of Virginia (2018)