Momo could have integrated the French team, but his preference will go to the national team of his origin’s country : Mali. He was called for the first time in Mali’s team in 2004, and has since appeared in all official competitions until 2012. For example, he played in 2006 and 2010, qualifying matches for the World Cup. In 2012, after an injury that kept him out of the field for several months, he does not play the African Cup of Nations, preferring focusing on his return to the competition with the Paris Saint-Germain. In 2013, he rejoined the Selection and participated in several CAN games. He won a bronze medal with his team in this competition.
Momo played 33 games and scored 2 goals with the Eagles of Mali.