Mali women's star signs for Malaga

Author: Beatrice Laryea
Bassira Toure

Malian star Bassira Toure has signed her first contract overseas with Spanish top-flight side Malaga from Mali's AS Mande.

The 29-year-old forward has signed until the end of 2018/2019 season after scoring an incredible 47 goals in 22 matches for Mande last season

She was one of Mali's star players during the 2018 Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations held in Ghana in November where they finished fourth.

Toure scored two goals as Mali shocked hosts Ghana with a 2-1 win in one of their Group A matches. Her exploits won her two Woman of the Match awards during the tournament.

She also scored two goals at the 2016 Nations Cup in Cameroun to give her side a 3-1victory over Kenya.