Wolves winger Adama Traore to represent Mali instead of Spain

Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Adama Traore has switched nationality to represent Mali on the International level instead of Spain.

The 23-year-old represented Spain’s youth teams on 20 occasions, making his debut for La Roja’s U21s in March 2018.

Adama Traore began his career with Barcelona in 2004, appearing mainly for the reserves. In 2015 he signed for Aston Villa and a year later, he went to Middlesbrough, before joining Wolverhampton Wanderers in August 2018.

Traore will look to help Mali top their group to secure qualification, as the country have been drawn in Group A of the 2021 AFCON qualifiers with Guinea, Namibia, and Chad as the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers start this month

Adama Traore was born in Spain to Malian parents represented Spain at under-16, under-17, under-19 and under-21 levels in March 2018.