Salomon Kalou

Date of birth05 August 1985
Place of birthOume
NationalityIvorian
Weight79 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionForward

Kalou joined Chelsea in May 2006 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2012 in October 2009.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Feyenoord 01 Jul 2003 30 May 2006
Chelsea 30 May 2006 30 Jun 2012
Lille OSC 07 Jul 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Feyenoord UEFA Cup 1
2006-07 Chelsea FA Community Shield
1
2006-07 Chelsea FA Cup 1
6
1
2
2006-07 Chelsea League Cup 3
3
1
2006-07 Chelsea Premier League 19
14
7
2006-07 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 2
9
2007-08 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1
1
2007-08 Chelsea League Cup 2
2
2
2007-08 Chelsea Premier League 24
6
7
1
2007-08 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 5
6
1
2008-09 Chelsea FA Cup 5
1
2
2008-09 Chelsea League Cup 2
1
2008-09 Chelsea Premier League 17
10
6
2008-09 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 6
2
1
1
2009-10 Chelsea FA Community Shield
1
2009-10 Chelsea FA Cup 2
2
1
2009-10 Chelsea League Cup 3
3
2009-10 Chelsea Premier League 11
12
5
2
2009-10 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 5
1
3
2
2010-11 Chelsea FA Community Shield 1
1
2010-11 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1
2
2010-11 Chelsea League Cup
1
2010-11 Chelsea Premier League 16
15
10
1
2010-11 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 3
3
2011-12 Chelsea FA Cup 4
1
1
2011-12 Chelsea League Cup 2
1
2011-12 Chelsea Premier League 7
5
1
2011-12 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 3
4
2
1
2014-15 Lille OSC UEFA Champions League 1
1


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
21 Oct 2004 Feyenoord v Heart of Midlothian W 3-0 UEFA Cup 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
2006-07 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 2
1
2006-07 Ivory Coast International Friendly 2
2007-08 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 5
1
3
1
2007-08 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup
1
2007-08 Ivory Coast International Friendly 2
1
2
2008-09 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 5
2
1
2009-10 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 2
1
1
1
2009-10 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 4
1
1
2009-10 Ivory Coast International Friendly 5
1
1
2010-11 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
2012-13 Ivory Coast International Friendly
1
2013-14 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 5
1
2
1
2013-14 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
2014-15 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 4
2
4
2014-15 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
2015-16 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 2
2015-16 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
2016-17 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 2
1
2016-17 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 1
2016-17 Ivory Coast International Friendly 2
2017-18 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 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
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
02 Jun 2007 Ivory Coast v Madagascar W 5-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
22 Aug 2007 Ivory Coast v Egypt D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Gabon v Ivory Coast D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
21 Nov 2007 Qatar v Ivory Coast W 1-6 International Friendly
12 Jan 2008 Kuwait v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
21 Jan 2008 Ivory Coast v Nigeria W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
25 Jan 2008 Ivory Coast v Benin W 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
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
22 Jun 2008 Ivory Coast v Botswana W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 7
16 Aug 2008 Nigeria v Ivory Coast L 2-0 Olympics Quarter-final
07 Sep 2008 Mozambique v Ivory Coast D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 7
11 Oct 2008 Ivory Coast v Madagascar W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 7
29 Mar 2009 Ivory Coast v Malawi W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
07 Jun 2009 Guinea v Ivory Coast W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
20 Jun 2009 Burkina Faso v Ivory Coast W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
12 Aug 2009 Tunisia v Ivory Coast D 0-0 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Ivory Coast v Burkina Faso W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
10 Oct 2009 Malawi v Ivory Coast D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
18 Nov 2009 Germany v Ivory Coast D 2-2 International Friendly
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
15 Jan 2010 Ivory Coast v Ghana W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
24 Jan 2010 Ivory Coast v Algeria L 2-3 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
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
10 Aug 2010 Italy v Ivory Coast W 0-1 International Friendly
14 Nov 2012 Austria v Ivory Coast W 0-3 International Friendly
07 Sep 2013 Ivory Coast v Morocco D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group C
12 Oct 2013 Ivory Coast v Senegal W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
16 Nov 2013 Senegal v Ivory Coast D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
05 Jun 2014 El Salvador v Ivory Coast W 1-2 International Friendly
14 Jun 2014 Ivory Coast v Japan W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
19 Jun 2014 Colombia v Ivory Coast L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
24 Jun 2014 Greece v Ivory Coast L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
06 Sep 2014 Ivory Coast v Sierra Leone W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group D
15 Oct 2014 Ivory Coast v Congo DR L 3-4 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group D
14 Nov 2014 Sierra Leone v Ivory Coast W 1-5 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group D
19 Nov 2014 Ivory Coast v Cameroon D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group D
15 Jan 2015 Sweden v Ivory Coast L 2-0 International Friendly
04 Feb 2015 Congo DR v Ivory Coast W 1-3 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
08 Feb 2015 Ivory Coast v Ghana W 0-0 (9-8) Africa Cup of Nations Final
06 Sep 2015 Sierra Leone v Ivory Coast D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group I
25 Mar 2016 Ivory Coast v Sudan W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group I
20 May 2016 Hungary v Ivory Coast D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Nov 2016 Morocco v Ivory Coast D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
15 Nov 2016 France v Ivory Coast D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Jan 2017 Sweden v Ivory Coast W 1-2 International Friendly
16 Jan 2017 Ivory Coast v Togo D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
20 Jan 2017 Ivory Coast v Congo DR D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
24 Jan 2017 Morocco v Ivory Coast L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
01 Sep 2017 Gabon v Ivory Coast D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
05 Sep 2017 Ivory Coast v Gabon L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
06 Oct 2017 Mali v Ivory Coast D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C


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