Daré Nibombé

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Daré Nibombé
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Personal information
Full name Daré Nibombé
Date of birth (1980-06-16) 16 June 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Lomé, Togo
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 AS Douanes 31 (3)
2002–2003 La Louvière 27 (4)
2003–2008 RAEC Mons 97 (3)
2008–2009 CS Otopeni 6 (1)
2008–2010 Politehnica Timişoara 36 (1)
2010 FC Baku 11 (1)
2011 Arminia Bielefeld 3 (0)
2011–2014 RBD Borinage 50 (1)
National team
2000–2013 Togo 52 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:31, 27 April 2015 (UTC+1).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:06, 22 November 2011 (UTC+1)

Daré Nibombé (born 16 June 1980 in Lomé) is a Togolese former defender who last played for RBD Borinage.[1] Nibombé started his football career in Togo. In 1999, he was transferred to ASKO Kara the most important football team in Togo. After two years he was transferred to Ghanaian team Liberty Professionals F.C. but after a couple of seasons, Nibombé returned to AS Douanes in Togo.


R.A.E.C. Mons[edit]

In 2003, Nibombé moved to Belgian team R.A.E.C. Mons where he had five successful seasons and established himself as a dominant centre back in Belgian football. Nibombé had several offers from the strongest teams in Belgium but a deal could not be finalised.

CS Otopeni[edit]

In 2008, Nibombé rejected moves to Italy, France and Greece and instead moved to CS Otopeni for considerable money, but due to promises not being fulfilled Nibombé decided to move.

Politehnica Timișoara[edit]

On January 2009, Nibombé signed with FC Politehnica Timișoara who were in the Champions League qualifying rounds and were building a strong team in order to compete at such a high level. In UEFA Champions League game against UEFA Cup holders, Shakhtar Donetsk, Nibombé played a fantastic match and over the two legs FC Timişoara won. The next tie in the UEFA Champions League was against VfB Stuttgart where Nibombé had two terrific games and caught the attention of several European teams. During the 2009–10 season, Nibombé established himself as a very important central defender in Liga 1, and extremely important for his team. On 15 June 2010, he left FC Timişoara to join FK Baku.

FC Baku[edit]

FK Baku signed Nibombé as they were building a team to compete in the Europa League and so offered Nibombé an extremely lucrative deal.

Arminia Bielefeld[edit]

After only six months in Azerbaijan, he left Baku to sign for 2. Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld. He played a few games with the German outfit then was away for a couple of months due to an injury.


Nibombé is a regular member of the national team, and was a starter at the 2006 World Cup and also the 2006 African Cup of Nations. He just returned in 2011 from a two games campaign for the African Cup of Nations.


AS Douanes
La Louvière


  1. ^ "Daré Nibombe". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 

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