Kadidiatou Diani

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

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]

Kadidiatou Diani
Kadidiatou Diani (2)
Personal information
Date of birth 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*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2017 Juvisy 73 (22)
2017– Paris Saint-Germain 44 (19)
National team
2010–2012 France U17 31 (14)
2013–2014 France U19 19 (2)
2014 France U20 5 (1)
2014– France 51 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 June 2019

International goals

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 22 November 2014 Stade Francis Le Basser, Laval, France  New Zealand 2–0 2–1 Friendly
2 16 July 2017 Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris, France  China PR 1–0 3–0 Friendly
Correct as of 20 June 2018[3]



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

External links

2012 FIFA U-17 Women's 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 (7–6 after pen.).

2012 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship qualification

The 2012 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship qualification were two rounds of qualifying tournaments for the 2012 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship, which was held in Switzerland.

With the debut of Bosnia and Herzegovina a new record of 42 participating nations was set. The 42 UEFA members with the exception of Germany and Netherlands, which received a bye, were divided into 10 groups of four teams, with each group being contested as a mini-tournament, hosted by one of the group's teams. After all matches were played, the 10 group winners and the four best runners-up advanced to the second round.

The draw was made on 16 November 2010. Matches were played from 29 September 2011 to 22 October 2011.

2013 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship

The UEFA Women's U-19 Championship 2013 Final Tournament was held in Wales between 19 and 31 August 2013. Players born after 1 January 1994 were eligible to participate in this competition.

It was the first time Wales played in the final tournament. The tournament also qualified four teams to the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, with England, Finland, France and Germany claiming Europe's four places by reaching the semi-finals.

2014 FIFA U-20 Women's 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.

Germany beat Nigeria 1–0 after extra time in the final. Germany won its third title while Nigeria lost their second final.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup began on 20 June and ended with the final match on 5 July 2015. A total of 16 teams competed in this knockout stage.

2015–16 Division 1 Féminine

The 2015–16 Division 1 Féminine season was the 42nd since its establishment. Lyon successfully retained the title on 8 May 2016, making it the tenth Division 1 title in a row. The season began on 30 August 2015 and ended on 21 May 2016.

2016–17 Division 1 Féminine

The 2016–17 Division 1 Féminine season was the 43rd edition since its establishment. Lyon were the defending champions, having won the title in each of the past ten seasons. The season began on 11 September 2016.

Lyon won the season, making it their 15th (and 11th straight) title.

2018–19 Division 1 Féminine

The 2018–19 Division 1 Féminine season was the 45th edition since its establishment. Lyon were the defending champions, having won the title in each of the past twelve seasons. The season began on 25 August 2018 and ended on 4 May 2019.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the eighth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship contested by 24 women's national teams representing member associations of FIFA. It took place between 7 June and 7 July 2019, with 52 matches staged in nine cities in France, which was awarded the right to host the event in March 2015, the first time the country hosted the tournament. The tournament was the first Women's World Cup to use the video assistant referee (VAR) system.

The United States entered the competition as defending champions after winning the 2015 edition in Canada and successfully defended their title with a 2–0 victory over the Netherlands in the final. In doing so, they secured their record fourth title and became the second nation, after Germany, to have successfully retained the title.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group A

Group A of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup took place from 7 to 17 June 2019. The group consisted of hosts France, Nigeria, Norway and South Korea. The top two teams, France and Norway, along with the third-placed team, Nigeria (as one of the four best third-placed teams), advanced to the round of 16.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the second and final stage of the competition, following the group stage. It began on 22 June with the round of 16 and ended on 7 July with the final match, held at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu. A total of 16 teams (the top two teams from each group, along with the four best third-placed teams) advanced to the knockout stage to compete in a single-elimination style tournament.All times listed are local, CEST (UTC+2).

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's team squads

The following is a list of squads for each nation competing in women's football at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Each nation must submit a squad of 18 players. A minimum of two goalkeepers (plus one optional dispensation goalkeeper) must be included in the squad.Age, caps and goals as of the start of the tournament, 3 August 2016.

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament – Group G

Group G of the women's football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was played from 3 to 9 August 2016, and included Colombia, France, New Zealand and United States. The top two teams advanced to the knockout stage, while the third-placed team will also advance if they are among the two best third-placed teams among all three groups.All times are BRT (UTC−3). For matches in Manaus, which is in AMT (UTC−4), local times are listed in parentheses.

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament – Knockout stage

The knockout stage of the women's football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was played from 12 to 19 August 2016. The top two teams from each group in the group stage and the two best third-placed teams qualified for the knockout stage.All times are local, BRT (UTC−3).

France women's national football team

The French women's national football team (French: Équipe de France féminine de football, sometimes shortened as Féminin A) 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.

The France women's national team initially struggled on the international stage failing to qualify for three of the first FIFA Women's World Cups and the six straight UEFA European Championships before reaching the quarter-finals in the 1997 edition of the competition. However, since the beginning of the new millennium, France have become one of the most consistent teams in Europe, having qualified for their first-ever FIFA Women's World Cup in 2003 and reaching the quarter-finals in two of the three European Championships held since 2000. In 2011, France recorded a fourth-place finish at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup; its best finish overall at the competition. In the following year, the team captured the 2012 Cyprus Cup and the fourth place at Women's Olympic Football Tournament.

Corinne Diacre has been the manager of the national team since 30 August 2017. The current captain of the national team is midfielder Amandine Henry.

Paris FC (women)

Paris FC is a French women's football club based in Viry-Châtillon, a suburb of Paris. The club is the female section of Ligue 2 men's club Paris FC. The club was founded in 1971 and currently play in the Division 1 Féminine, the first division of women's football in France. The club has played in the first division since 1987.Paris FC was founded in 1971 as Étoile Sportive de Juvisy-sur-Orge, the women's football section of local club ES Juvisy, based in Juvisy-sur-Orge. After 14 years, the section split from the club, formed its own club under the name Football Club Féminin Juvisy Essonne and moved to the commune of Viry-Châtillon. Despite moving from Juvisy-sur-Orge, the women's club retained the name FCF Juvisy amid financial backing and support from the commune and the General Council of Essonne. In the 1991–92 season, Juvisy won its first ever Division 1 Féminine championship. Between the years 1994–2003, the club won four league titles and later won a Challenge de France title in 2005 making Juvisy one of the most successful clubs in women's French football. Juvisy was a regular participant in the UEFA Women's Cup and, in the 2010–11 season, made its first appearance in the re-branded UEFA Women's Champions League. On 6 July 2017, FCF Juvisy was sold to Paris FC as its female section and moved from an amateur structure to a full-time professional setup.The club is managed by Emmanuel Beauchet and captained by French international Gaëtane Thiney. Retired footballer Sandrine Soubeyrand is the all-time leader in caps by a French international and has made more than 200 appearances for Juvisy. One of the club's other notable players include Marinette Pichon. Pichon is the women's national team all-time leading goalscorer.

Paris Saint-Germain Féminine

Paris Saint-Germain Féminine (French pronunciation: ​[paʁi sɛ̃ ʒɛʁmɛ̃]), commonly known as Paris Saint-Germain, Paris SG, or simply PSG, is a French women's professional association football club founded in 1971, and based in the city of Paris in France. PSG Féminine is the women's department of the men's football club Paris Saint-Germain.The women's section consist of the First team squad and the Under 19 academy side. The former play in the highest tier of French football, the Division 1 Féminine; while the latter take part in the Challenge National Féminin U19. The academy has produced several players which have gone on to sign professional contracts with Paris Saint-Germain and play for its first team, including Marie-Antoinette Katoto, Grace Geyoro and Perle Morroni.Since the women's teams does not possess a dedicated home ground, they have played some of its home games in several other venues along the years. These include the Stade Municipal Georges Lefèvre, the Stade Sébastien Charléty, the Stade Jean-Bouin, and the Parc des Princes. PSG Féminine train at the Centre Sports et Loisirs de la Banque de France de Bougival (CSLBF de Bougival) and play its home matches in the 20,000-capacity Stade Jean-Bouin, located across the street from the Parc des Princes, home to the club's male football section.Domestically, PSG have won two French Cups as well as one Division 2 title. In international club football, the Parisian side reached the UEFA Women's Champions League final in 2015 and 2017. In friendly competitions, the club have won the Gipuzkoa Elite Cup once. Additionally, the club's U19 team have reached the Challenge National Féminin U19 final a record six years in a row since 2015, winning three titles (2016, 2017, 2019).

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Group C

Group C of UEFA Women's Euro 2017 contained Austria, France, Iceland and Switzerland. The matches were played from 18 to 26 July 2017.

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 knockout stage

The knockout phase of UEFA Women's Euro 2017 began on 29 July 2017 and ended on 6 August 2017 with the final.All times local (UTC+2).

France squads


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