Kenza Dali

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Kenza Dali
20141116 PSG-ASSE 123.jpg
Dali with PSG in 2014
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-07-31) 31 July 1991 (age 30)
Place of birth Sainte-Colombe,[1] France
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)[2]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Everton
Number 7
Youth career
2005–2009 Lyon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Lyon 1 (0)
2010–2011 Rodez 22 (2)
2011–2016 Paris Saint-Germain 89 (36)
2016–2018 Lyon 2 (0)
2018Lille (loan) 10 (1)
2018–2019 Dijon 17 (6)
2019–2021 West Ham United 32 (5)
2021– Everton 12 (0)
National team
2007–2008 France U17 5 (3)
2009 France U19 7 (3)
2012 France U20 2 (0)
2014–2018 France U23 8 (4)
2014– France 42 (9)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 13 February 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 12 April 2022

Kenza Dali (born 31 July 1991) is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for FA Women's Super League club Everton and the France national team.

Club career[edit]

She plays as an attacking midfielder and before joining Lyon, she played for Paris Saint-Germain, who she joined following the 2010–11 season after a successful season with Rodez AF. Prior to playing for Rodez, Dali spent five years with Lyon. She spent the majority of her career with Lyon playing on the club's reserve team in D3 Féminine, the third level of women's football in France.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

West Ham[edit]

On 21 May 2021 Dali was released by West Ham.[9]

Club statistics[edit]

Correct as of 1 September 2016[10]

Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lyon
2009–10 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 1 0 0 0 1 0
Rodez
2010–11 22 2 2 1 24 3
Total 22 2 2 1 24 3
Paris SG
2011–12 22 10 5 2 4 1 31 13
2012–13 21 6 5 2 26 8
2013–14 22 6 3 0 1 0 26 6
2014–15 17 11 3 2 7 1 27 14
2015–16 7 3 2 0 4 0 13 3
Total 89 36 18 6 16 2 123 44
Career total 112 38 20 7 16 2 148 47

International career[edit]

Kenza was called up to the women's senior national team for the first time in her career in 2014. She played her first game in a 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification match against Hungary, being substituted into the game in the 76th minute. She scored her first goal for the senior national team in a friendly match against Brazil.[11]

International statistics[edit]

Correct as of 1 September 2016[12]

National team Season Apps Goals
2014–15 14 2
2015–16 2 0
2016–17 2 0

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 26 November 2014 Stade de Gerland, Lyon, France  Brazil 2–0 2–0 Friendly
2 6 March 2015 Stadium Bela Vista, Parchal, Portugal  Denmark 3–0 4–1 2015 Algarve Cup
6 1 December 2020 Stade de la Rabine, Vannes, France  Kazakhstan 6–0 12–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2022 qualifying
7 10 June 2021 Stade de la Meinau, Strasbourg, France  Germany 1–0 1–0 Friendly
Correct as of 9 June 2015[13]

Personal life[edit]

Dali is of Algerian descent.[14]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of match played 12 April 2022[15]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
France 2014 5 1
2015 9 1
2016 5 0
2017 0 0
2018 3 2
2019 3 0
2020 6 1
2021 8 4
2022 3 0
Total 42 9
Scores and results list France's goal tally first. Score column indicates score after each Dali goal.
International goals by date, venue, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 November 2014 Stade de Gerland, Lyon, France  Brazil 2–0 2–0 Friendly
2. 6 March 2015 Estádio Algarve, Loulé, Portugal  Denmark 3–0 4–1
3. 9 October 2018 Stade des Alpes, Grenoble, France  Cameroon 4–0 6–0
4. 5–0
5. 1 December 2020 Stade de la Rabine, Vannes, France  Kazakhstan 6–0 12–0 2022 UEFA Women's Euro qualification
6. 10 June 2021 Stade de la Meinau, Strasbourg, France  Germany 1–0 1–0 Friendly
7. 22 October 2021 Stade Dominique Duvauchelle, Créteil, France  Estonia 11–0 11–0 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
8. 26 October 2021 Astana Arena, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan 2–0 5–0
9. 26 November 2021 Stade de la Rabine, Vannes, France  Kazakhstan 6–0 6–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fédération Française de Football". Archived from the original on 2017-04-19. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  2. ^ 2015 World Cup
  3. ^ "Kenza Dali signe à Rodez". FootoFeminin (in French). 25 July 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2011.
  4. ^ "KENZA DALI : « TOUT A CHANGÉ". Paris St. Germain. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Here Come the Girls". French Football Weekly. 4 September 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Football féminin : polémique après l'autorisation du port du voile". Le Parisien. 6 July 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  7. ^ "Kenza Dali savoure la victoire du PSG". UEFA. 6 October 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  8. ^ "Kenza Dali : « Ma meilleure saison". Le Parisien. 21 January 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  9. ^ Fisher, Bethany (2021-05-21). "West Ham announce the departure of eight senior players". Her Football Hub. Retrieved 2021-05-21.
  10. ^ "Kenza Dali" (in French). footofeminin. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  11. ^ "France - Brésil" (in French). Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  12. ^ "Equipe de France A - Kenza Dali" (in French). Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  13. ^ "Equipe de France A - Kenza Dali". footofeminin.fr. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  14. ^ Cédric Lecocq (December 2013). "Le rêve éveillé de Kenza Dali" (in French). Le Parisien. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
  15. ^ "Equipe de France A - Kenza Dali". Retrieved 14 April 2021.

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