Kadidiatou Diani

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Kadidiatou Diani
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Personal information
Date of birth (1995-04-01) 1 April 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Ivry-sur-Seine, France
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) [1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Paris Saint-Germain
Number 11
Senior career*
2010–2017 Juvisy 73 (22)
2017– Paris Saint-Germain 48 (25)
National team
2010–2012 France U17 31 (14)
2013–2014 France U19 19 (2)
2014 France U20 5 (1)
2014– France 54 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 29 September 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 October 2019

Kadidiatou Diani (born 1 April 1995) is a French footballer who plays as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Forward (association football) Association Football position played near the opponents goal

Forwards are the players on an association football team who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore most responsible for scoring goals.

France womens national football team womens national association football team representing France

The French women's national football team is directed by the French Football Federation (FFF). The team competes as a member of UEFA in various international football tournaments such as the FIFA Women's World Cup, UEFA Women's Euro, the Summer Olympics, and the Algarve Cup.


Diani has played for France at several youth levels, including in the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, where she scored four goals and helped her side winning the championship. [2] She also played in the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, scoring one goal against New Zealand and helping France to finish in the third place. [2]

2012 FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup

The 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup was the third edition of the women's football tournament, and was held in Azerbaijan from 22 September to 13 October, following a decision by the Executive Committee on 19 March 2010. Defending champions South Korea failed to qualify for the tournament. France won the title after defeating Korea DPR 1–1.

2014 FIFA U-20 Womens World Cup

The 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup was an international association football tournament and the world championship for women's national teams under the age of 20, presented by Grant Connell, organized by the sport's world governing body FIFA. It was the seventh edition of the tournament, took place from 5–24 August 2014 in Canada, which was named the host nation for the tournament in conjunction with its successful bid for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Canada was the first country to stage this tournament twice, after hosting the inaugural edition in 2002.

The New Zealand women's Under-20 Football Team, informally known as the 'Junior Football Ferns', is the representative team for New Zealand in international Under-20 football (soccer) tournaments.

International goals

122 November 2014 Stade Francis Le Basser, Laval, France Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2–02–1 Friendly
216 July 2017 Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris, France Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 1–03–0 Friendly
Correct as of 20 June 2018 [3]


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  1. 2015 World Cup
  2. 1 2 "FIFA Tournaments – Players & Coaches – Kadidiatou DIANI".
  3. "Equipe de France A – Kadidiatou Diani". footofeminin.fr. Retrieved 20 June 2018.