Zié Diabaté

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Zié Diabaté
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-03-02) 2 March 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth M'Pody, Ivory Coast
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back / Centre back
Club information
Current team
Gent
Youth career
2004–2007 IFER
2007–2008 Kabby Sport Bongouanou
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Dinamo II Bucureşti 37 (1)
2008–2011 Dinamo Bucureşti 50 (0)
2012– Dijon 18 (0)
2013 Standard Liège (loan) 10 (0)
2014– Gent (loan) 1 (0)
National team
2005 Côte d'Ivoire U17
2008–2009 Côte d'Ivoire U21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 August 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Zié Diabaté (born 2 March 1989 in M'Pody) is an Ivorian football defender who plays for Gent in the Belgian Pro League, on loan from French club Dijon.

Career[edit]

Diabate began his career with IFER and joined Kabby Sport Bongouanou in 2007. From here, he was transferred in January 2008 to FC Dinamo Bucureşti. After four years, in January 2012 he moved to Ligue 1, signing a contract with French club Dijon.[1] He played for Dijon in 14 games in Ligue 1 but couldn't avoid the club's relegation.In the first half of the 2012-2013 season he appeared in only one game for Dijon in Ligue 2 so the club decided to loan him at Belgian club Standard Liège[2] where he would play for the rest of the season.In Belgium he reunited with Mircea Rednic who coached him at FC Dinamo Bucureşti.After Mircea Rednic left Standard Liège, his contract with the club was not renewed so he went back to Dijon. He later rejoined Rednic who became the new trainer of KAA Gent a few months before, also on loan.

International[edit]

He was called to the Côte d'Ivoire U21 team and played in one match at the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zié Diabaté signe à Dijon" (in French). Chronofoot. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Zié Diabaté rejoint les rouches" (in French). standard.be. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 

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