Aruna Dindane

Date of birth26 November 1980
Place of birthAbidjan
NationalityIvorian
Weight76 kg
Height1.74 m
PositionForward

Dindane scored twice in Ivory Coast's first-ever win at the World Cup finals - a 3-2 win against Serbia & Montenegro in Group C of Germany 2006.

He joined Crystal Palace in March 2013 with a contract to the end of the season.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
ASEC Mimosas 01 Jan 2000 01 Jul 2000
Anderlecht 01 Jul 2000 01 Jul 2005
RC Lens 01 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2010
Portsmouth 28 Aug 2009 31 May 2010 L
Lekhwiya SC 01 Jul 2010 01 Jan 2012
Al Gharafa SC 01 Jan 2012 27 May 2012
Al Sailiya SC 27 May 2012 31 Dec 2012
Crystal Palace 27 Mar 2013 30 Jun 2013

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Anderlecht Jupiler League 6
19
5
2
2000-01 Anderlecht UEFA Champions League
8
1
2001-02 Anderlecht Jupiler League 14
1
5
3
2001-02 Anderlecht UEFA Champions League 9
1
2
2002-03 Anderlecht UEFA Cup 2
1
1
2003-04 Anderlecht UEFA Champions League 3
2005-06 RC Lens French Championnat 20
7
6
4
1
2005-06 RC Lens UEFA Intertoto Cup 1
2009-10 Portsmouth FA Cup 3
1
2
2009-10 Portsmouth League Cup 2
1
2009-10 Portsmouth Premier League 18
1
8
5


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Jul 2000 Anderlecht v Anorthosis Famagusta W 4-2 UEFA Champions League 2nd round 1st leg
09 Aug 2000 Anderlecht v FC Porto W 1-0 UEFA Champions League 3rd round 1st leg
19 Aug 2000 Anderlecht v Westerlo W 3-2 Jupiler League 2
25 Aug 2000 Anderlecht v Beveren W 4-0 Jupiler League 3
05 Sep 2000 Anderlecht v Charleroi W 7-2 Jupiler League 4
09 Sep 2000 Royal Antwerp v Anderlecht W 0-3 Jupiler League 5
16 Sep 2000 Anderlecht v Harelbeke W 4-3 Jupiler League 6
19 Sep 2000 Anderlecht v PSV Eindhoven W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
01 Oct 2000 RC Genk v Anderlecht D 1-1 Jupiler League 8
14 Oct 2000 Anderlecht v AA Ghent W 2-1 Jupiler League 9
18 Oct 2000 Anderlecht v Dynamo Kiev W 4-2 UEFA Champions League Group G
21 Oct 2000 Excelsior Mouscron v Anderlecht W 1-2 Jupiler League 10
24 Oct 2000 Anderlecht v Manchester United W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
12 Nov 2000 Standard Liège v Anderlecht D 1-1 Jupiler League 12
18 Nov 2000 Anderlecht v La Louviere W 2-0 Jupiler League 13
25 Nov 2000 Germinal Beerschot v Anderlecht W 0-1 Jupiler League 14
01 Dec 2000 Anderlecht v Club Brugge W 2-0 Jupiler League 15
16 Dec 2000 Anderlecht v Eendracht Aalst W 3-0 Jupiler League 17
20 Dec 2000 Anderlecht v St Truiden W 3-2 Jupiler League 18
02 Feb 2001 Charleroi v Anderlecht W 0-4 Jupiler League 21
09 Feb 2001 Anderlecht v Royal Antwerp W 2-0 Jupiler League 22
21 Feb 2001 Anderlecht v Leeds United L 1-4 UEFA Champions League Group D
24 Feb 2001 Westerlo v Anderlecht D 2-2 Jupiler League 19
03 Mar 2001 Lierse SK v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 24
06 Mar 2001 Lazio v Anderlecht L 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group D
10 Mar 2001 Anderlecht v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 25
14 Mar 2001 Anderlecht v Real Madrid W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
17 Mar 2001 AA Ghent v Anderlecht L 2-1 Jupiler League 26
13 Apr 2001 Anderlecht v Standard Liège D 0-0 Jupiler League 29
20 Apr 2001 La Louviere v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 30
28 Apr 2001 Anderlecht v Germinal Beerschot D 0-0 Jupiler League 31
05 May 2001 Club Brugge v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 32
12 May 2001 Anderlecht v Mechelen D 0-0 Jupiler League 33
25 Jul 2001 Anderlecht v FC Sheriff Tiraspol D 0-0 UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 1st leg
01 Aug 2001 FC Sheriff Tiraspol v Anderlecht D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
08 Aug 2001 Halmstads BK v Anderlecht D 0-0 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
11 Aug 2001 Anderlecht v Royal Antwerp D 0-0 Jupiler League 1
18 Aug 2001 La Louviere v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 2
22 Aug 2001 Anderlecht v Halmstads BK D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
26 Aug 2001 Germinal Beerschot v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 3
08 Sep 2001 Anderlecht v RC Genk D 0-0 Jupiler League 4
11 Sep 2001 Lokomotiv Moskva v Anderlecht D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
15 Sep 2001 Lierse SK v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 5
19 Sep 2001 Anderlecht v AS Roma D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
26 Sep 2001 Real Madrid v Anderlecht D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
30 Sep 2001 Eendracht Aalst v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 7
10 Oct 2001 Anderlecht v AA Ghent D 0-0 Jupiler League 8
13 Oct 2001 Lommel v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 9
16 Oct 2001 Anderlecht v Real Madrid D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
20 Oct 2001 Anderlecht v Charleroi D 0-0 Jupiler League 10
24 Oct 2001 Anderlecht v Lokomotiv Moskva D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
03 Nov 2001 Anderlecht v RWD Molenbeek D 0-0 Jupiler League 12
24 Nov 2001 St Truiden v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 13
01 Dec 2001 Anderlecht v Excelsior Mouscron D 0-0 Jupiler League 14
08 Dec 2001 Westerlo v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 15
18 Dec 2001 Beveren v Anderlecht D 0-0 Jupiler League 17
21 Dec 2001 Anderlecht v Club Brugge D 0-0 Jupiler League 6
28 Nov 2002 Bordeaux v Anderlecht D 0-0 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
12 Dec 2002 Anderlecht v Bordeaux D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
17 Sep 2003 Olympique Lyonnais v Anderlecht D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
30 Sep 2003 Anderlecht v Bayern München D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
10 Dec 2003 Bayern München v Anderlecht D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 2
1
2000-01 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 1
1
2000-01 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 1
2001-02 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 1
2001-02 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup
2
1
2001-02 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
2002-03 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 1
1
2003-04 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 2
2
2003-04 Ivory Coast International Friendly 2
1
2004-05 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 6
3
1
2004-05 Ivory Coast International Friendly 2
2
2005-06 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 3
2
4
1
2005-06 Ivory Coast International Friendly 3
1
1
1
2006-07 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 2
2
2006-07 Ivory Coast International Friendly 3
1
2007-08 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 3
1
2007-08 Ivory Coast International Friendly 2
2009-10 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations
2
2009-10 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 3
1
2009-10 Ivory Coast International Friendly 3
2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 Apr 2000 Rwanda v Ivory Coast D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
23 Apr 2000 Ivory Coast v Rwanda W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
18 Jun 2000 Ivory Coast v Tunisia D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa
02 Jul 2000 Niger v Ivory Coast W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Preliminary 1st leg
28 Jan 2001 Madagascar v Ivory Coast W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group D
01 Jul 2001 Ivory Coast v Madagascar W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group D
15 Jul 2001 Congo v Ivory Coast D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group D
12 Jan 2002 Ivory Coast v Nigeria D 1-1 International Friendly
21 Jan 2002 Ivory Coast v Togo D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group C
08 Jun 2003 Ivory Coast v Burundi W 6-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 11
10 Sep 2003 Tunisia v Ivory Coast L 3-2 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Tunisia v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
06 Jun 2004 Ivory Coast v Libya W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
20 Jun 2004 Egypt v Ivory Coast W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
04 Jul 2004 Cameroon v Ivory Coast L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
18 Aug 2004 Ivory Coast v Senegal W 2-1 International Friendly
05 Sep 2004 Ivory Coast v Sudan W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
10 Oct 2004 Benin v Ivory Coast W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
08 Feb 2005 Ivory Coast v Congo DR D 2-2 International Friendly
27 Mar 2005 Ivory Coast v Benin W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
03 Jun 2005 Libya v Ivory Coast D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
19 Jun 2005 Ivory Coast v Egypt W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
17 Aug 2005 France v Ivory Coast L 3-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 2005 Ivory Coast v Cameroon L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
08 Oct 2005 Sudan v Ivory Coast W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
16 Nov 2005 Italy v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly
30 May 2006 Chile v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2006 Slovenia v Ivory Coast W 0-3 International Friendly
10 Jun 2006 Argentina v Ivory Coast L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
16 Jun 2006 Netherlands v Ivory Coast L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
21 Jun 2006 Ivory Coast v Serbia and Montenegro W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
16 Aug 2006 Ivory Coast v Senegal L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Oct 2006 Ivory Coast v Gabon W 5-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
15 Nov 2006 Ivory Coast v Sweden W 1-0 International Friendly
06 Feb 2007 Ivory Coast v Guinea W 1-0 International Friendly
21 Mar 2007 Mauritius v Ivory Coast W 0-3 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Madagascar v Ivory Coast W 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
08 Sep 2007 Gabon v Ivory Coast D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
17 Oct 2007 Austria v Ivory Coast L 3-2 International Friendly
12 Jan 2008 Kuwait v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
03 Feb 2008 Ivory Coast v Guinea W 5-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
07 Feb 2008 Ivory Coast v Egypt L 1-4 Africa Cup of Nations Finals semi-final
09 Feb 2008 Ghana v Ivory Coast L 4-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals 3rd place
14 Nov 2009 Ivory Coast v Guinea W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
04 Jan 2010 Tanzania v Ivory Coast W 0-1 International Friendly
07 Jan 2010 Rwanda v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
11 Jan 2010 Ivory Coast v Burkina Faso D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
24 Jan 2010 Ivory Coast v Algeria L 2-3 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
03 Mar 2010 Ivory Coast v Korea Republic L 0-2 International Friendly
30 May 2010 Paraguay v Ivory Coast D 2-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 2010 Japan v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
15 Jun 2010 Ivory Coast v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
20 Jun 2010 Brazil v Ivory Coast L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
25 Jun 2010 Korea DPR v Ivory Coast W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Finals group G


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.