Idrissa Sylla began his youth career with French side Le Mans before spending a season on loan with third tier side SC Bastia. In 2013, the striker signed for SV Zulte Waregem, before moving to Belgian giants RSC Anderlecht and playing for them in the UEFA Europa League group stage. The forward then moved to England to join Championship side Queen Park Rangers in 2016 and was with the London outfit for three seasons. He moved back to Belgium for a second stint with Zulte Waregem. During the 2019-20 season, Sylla turned out for KV Oostende, scoring three goals in 18 appearances for the club. He also has more than 20 caps for the Guinea national team and has scored five goals for the National Elephants.