|Full name||Kanga Gauthier Akalé|
|Date of birth||7 March 1981|
|Place of birth||Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder|
|1997–1998||Stella Club d'Adjame||17||(6)|
|2007–2008||→ Marseille (loan)||19||(1)|
|2008–2009||→ Recreativo Huelva (loan)||26||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 May 2013|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 June 2007
In June 2007, Akalé signed a 4-year contract with Lens for an undisclosed transfer fee, and he was loaned to Marseille in January 2008, then Recreativo Huelva. Originally a striker, he started playing as a central midfielder or left winger. He is described as a pacey player with top technical abilities.
In 2011, Akalé joined Qatari club Lekhwiya to cover for injured striker, and countryman Bakari Koné. He made his debut in the 2011 Qatari Stars Cup on November 11, and scored a hat-trick against Al Rayyan in a 3-1 win.
On 31 January 2012, Akalé signed a 6-month contract with Greek club Panetolikos F.C.. About three months after becoming a free agent, on 24 October 2012, Akalé joined French Ligue 2 side Arles-Avignon on a two-year contract.
Goals for Senior National Team
|June 4, 2006||Bondoufle, France||Slovenia||3–0||Won||Friendly|
|June 14, 2008||Gaborone, Botswana||Botswana||1–1||Draw||2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification|