Sekou Macalou rugby player
Sekou Macalou rugby player

Sekou Macalou

20th Apr 1995 1.95m/108kg Openside Flanker

A product of RC Massy's Academy that continually producing superb players and Sekou Macalou is no different.

Having impressed with the France u20s, Macalou secured a move to Stade France in 2015.

A number of standout performances for Stade Francais earned him a call up to the test squad during the 2017 November Internationals.

He made his test debut against Japan in a 23 all draw but maintained his place in the squad for the 2018 Six Nations.

Macalou didn't add to his cap tally in 2018 but continued to impress for Stade Francais and was recalled into the squad under new head coach Fabien Galthie ahead of the 2020 Six Nations.

He is excellent over the ball, a hard tackler and is rumoured to be one of the quickest players in the Stade Francais side.

In November 2020, Macalou was recalled to the test squad.

A key member of the Stade Francais squad, Macalou drew the interest of numerous TOP14 clubs in 2021 before he signed a new deal with the side.

HIs five-year extension on his existing contracts will see him remain at the club until the of the 2026/27 season.

As of 1 December 2021, Macalou has played 107 games for Stade Francais (88 times in the starting XV) and has scored 34 tries.

In the 2022/23 season, Macalou played 18 games for Stade Francais, scoring 8 tries and adding 40 points to his tally. He has also played 8 games for France.

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023, Macalou has been named in the training squad for France.

ML June 2023


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