Aliou Cisse Net Worth

Aliou Cisse is a Senegalese professional football manager who coaches the Senegal National Football Team. He is a former captain of his nation. The 46-year-old is leading Senegal in the FIFA World Cup 2022 as the head coach. Aliou Cisse’s net worth is $5 million. Here we look closely at his net worth, salary earnings, career, stats, wife, and more.

About Aliou Cisse

Aliou Cissé was born on 24 March 1976, in Ziguinchor, Senegal. He is an important and well-known figure in Senegal’s footballing history.

Cisse was the first captain of his nation to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final (2002) and the first manager to win it (2021).

Aliou Cisse also captained Senegal in the 2002 FIFA World Cup and led the nation to reach the quarter-finals.

Playing Career

Aliou Cisse played as a defensive midfielder and also as a center-back. He is notable for his temperament.

Cisse earned 35 caps for Senegal (1999-2005). He captained his nation in the famous 2002 FIFA World Cup. They beat the defending champions France by 1-0 in their opening game. Senegal reached the quarter-finals of that tournament, losing to Turkey by 1-0.

Aliou Cisse also captained his nation in the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations, leading the team to their first-ever final. However, they lost against Cameroon on penalties, and Cisse missed his shot.

At the club level, he played for PSG, Lille, Montpellier, Birmingham City, Portsmouth, etc.

Coaching Career

After the short spells of caretaking and U23 responsibility, Aliou Cisse took charge of the Senegal national team in 2015.

Cisse helped Senegal to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. His side couldn’t get out of the group stage despite beating  Poland 2-1 and a 2-2 draw with Japan. Being on the same point and Goal Difference as Japan, they were knocked out by the fair play rule.

In the 2019 AFCON, Senegal reached the final for the first time since 2002. They lost to Algeria by a 1-0 goal in the final.

Cisse again led Sadio Mane and co. to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations final. This time they beat Egypt by 4-2 on penalties in the final.

The Lions of Teranga again broke the hearts of the Egyptians in the qualification playoffs to reach the FIFA World Cup.

The 2022 edition is Aliou Cisse’s second World Cup as Senegal’s head coach. They lost to the Netherlands by 2-0 and beat Qatar 2-1 in their opening two games.

They would take on Ecuador to reach the knockouts.

Aliou Cisse’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse’s net worth is $5 million as of 2023. The Senegalese tactician earns a decent amount of salary as the head coach of his nation.

The former captain earns a £272,795 salary per year as the head coach of the Lions of Teranga. However, he is one of the lowest-paid managers in the FIFA World Cup 2022.

A potential lucrative contract extension is on the table for Aliou Cisse, given his team’s success in the Qatar World Cup.

Cisse’s Salary per Year

Year Team Yearly Salary
2022 Senegal £272,795
2021 Senegal £272,795

 Quick Facts

Full Name Aliou Cisse
Current Team Senegal (Head Coach)
Date of Birth 24 March 1976
Age 46
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Birthplace Ziguinchor, Senegal
Nationality  Senegalese  
Net Worth $5 million
Salary £272,795 yearly
Relation  Married
Spouse Unknown

Coaching Tactics

Aliou Cisse often prefers the 4-3-3 and 4-4-2 formations. He uses the 4-man backline. The full-backs get the freedom to make forward runs and contribute to the attack.

Aliou Cisse’s Wife

Senegal head coach Cisse is a married man. Though the name of his wife is unknown, he has married a Burundian beauty.

Aliou Cisse Wife
Aliou Cisse’s Wife

Cisse lost several members of his family due to a tragic ferry disaster off the coast of Gambia in 2002. Later, he played a charity match to help the victims’ families.


Born on 24 March 1976, he is 46 years old.


He is 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) tall.

Coaching Stats

[As of 23 Nov. 2022]

Team Year Match Win Draw Loss Win %
Senegal 2015 – Present 145  101 26 18 69.66

Achievements as a Manager


  1. AFCON: 2021
  2. AFCON Coach of the Tournament: 2021 
  3. AFCON Runners-up: 2019
  4. CAF Coach of the Year: 2022

Achievements as a Player


  1. FIFA World Cup Quarter-Finals: 2002
  2. AFCON Runners-up: 2002

FAQs About Aliou Cisse  

What is Cisse’s Net Worth in 2023?

Senegal boss Aliou Cisse’s net worth is $5 million as of 2023.

How much is his salary?

He earns a £272,795 yearly salary as the head coach of the Senegal national team.

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