Sol Bamba

Date of birth13 January 1985
Place of birthIvry-sur-Seine, France
NationalityIvorian
Weight90 kg
Height1.90 m
PositionDefender

Sol Bamba's contract at Leicester City was extended to June 2014 in September 2011.

After a loan spell, he joined Leeds United in June 2015 with a two-year contract that was cancelled in August 2016.

Sol joined Cardiff City in October 2016 with a contract to June 2018 that was extended to June 2020 in August 2017.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Paris St Germain 01 Nov 2004 30 Dec 2006
Dunfermline Athletic 10 Jul 2006 31 May 2008
Hibernian 01 Sep 2008 01 Jan 2011
Leicester City 01 Jan 2011 06 Jun 2012
Trabzonspor 06 Jun 2012 30 Jun 2014
Palermo 26 Aug 2014 24 Jun 2015
Leeds United 23 Jan 2015 31 May 2015 L
Leeds United 24 Jun 2015 31 Aug 2016
Cardiff City 11 Oct 2016

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2010-11 Leicester City FA Cup 2
1
2010-11 Leicester City League Championship 16
2
4
2011-12 Leicester City FA Cup 1
2011-12 Leicester City League Championship 32
4
1
6
2014-15 Leeds United League Championship 19
1
6
2015-16 Leeds United FA Cup 2
1
2015-16 Leeds United League Championship 28
2
4
8
2016-17 Cardiff City FA Cup 1
2016-17 Cardiff City League Championship 26
2
6
1
2016-17 Leeds United League Championship 2
2016-17 Leeds United League Cup 1
1
1
2017-18 Cardiff City League Championship 43
3
4
7
2018-19 Cardiff City Premier League 5
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
09 Jan 2011 Leicester City v Manchester City D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 2011 Preston North End v Leicester City D 1-1 League Championship
18 Jan 2011 Manchester City v Leicester City L 4-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
22 Jan 2011 Leicester City v Millwall W 4-2 League Championship
01 Feb 2011 Sheffield United v Leicester City W 0-1 League Championship
05 Feb 2011 Leicester City v Barnsley W 4-1 League Championship
12 Feb 2011 Derby County v Leicester City W 0-2 League Championship
18 Feb 2011 Leicester City v Bristol City W 2-1 League Championship
22 Feb 2011 Cardiff City v Leicester City L 2-0 League Championship
26 Feb 2011 Leicester City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Championship
05 Mar 2011 Queens Park Rangers v Leicester City L 1-0 League Championship
08 Mar 2011 Leicester City v Norwich City L 2-3 League Championship
12 Mar 2011 Scunthorpe United v Leicester City W 0-3 League Championship
19 Mar 2011 Leicester City v Portsmouth L 0-1 League Championship
02 Apr 2011 Middlesbrough v Leicester City D 3-3 League Championship
09 Apr 2011 Leicester City v Burnley W 4-0 League Championship
12 Apr 2011 Leicester City v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Championship
16 Apr 2011 Reading v Leicester City L 3-1 League Championship
06 Aug 2011 Coventry City v Leicester City W 0-1 League Championship
13 Aug 2011 Leicester City v Reading L 0-2 League Championship
17 Aug 2011 Leicester City v Bristol City L 1-2 League Championship
20 Aug 2011 Nottingham Forest v Leicester City D 2-2 League Championship
27 Aug 2011 Leicester City v Southampton W 3-2 League Championship
10 Sep 2011 Barnsley v Leicester City D 1-1 League Championship
17 Sep 2011 Leicester City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-0 League Championship
25 Sep 2011 Cardiff City v Leicester City D 0-0 League Championship
28 Sep 2011 Middlesbrough v Leicester City D 0-0 League Championship
01 Oct 2011 Leicester City v Derby County W 4-0 League Championship
16 Oct 2011 Birmingham City v Leicester City L 2-0 League Championship
19 Oct 2011 Leicester City v Watford W 2-0 League Championship
22 Oct 2011 Leicester City v Millwall L 0-3 League Championship
29 Oct 2011 West Ham United v Leicester City L 3-2 League Championship
01 Nov 2011 Burnley v Leicester City W 1-3 League Championship
06 Nov 2011 Leicester City v Leeds United L 0-1 League Championship
29 Nov 2011 Leicester City v Blackpool W 2-0 League Championship
03 Dec 2011 Hull City v Leicester City L 2-1 League Championship
10 Dec 2011 Leicester City v Peterborough United D 1-1 League Championship
17 Dec 2011 Doncaster Rovers v Leicester City L 2-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2011 Leicester City v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Championship
31 Dec 2011 Leicester City v Portsmouth D 1-1 League Championship
02 Jan 2012 Crystal Palace v Leicester City W 1-2 League Championship
23 Feb 2012 Derby County v Leicester City W 0-1 League Championship
10 Mar 2012 Reading v Leicester City L 3-1 League Championship
13 Mar 2012 Leicester City v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Championship
18 Mar 2012 Chelsea v Leicester City L 5-2 FA Cup 6th round
21 Mar 2012 Blackpool v Leicester City D 3-3 League Championship
24 Mar 2012 Leicester City v Hull City W 2-1 League Championship
27 Mar 2012 Leicester City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Championship
31 Mar 2012 Peterborough United v Leicester City L 1-0 League Championship
07 Apr 2012 Leicester City v Doncaster Rovers W 4-0 League Championship
09 Apr 2012 Ipswich Town v Leicester City W 1-2 League Championship
14 Apr 2012 Millwall v Leicester City L 2-1 League Championship
17 Apr 2012 Leicester City v Burnley D 0-0 League Championship
23 Apr 2012 Leicester City v West Ham United L 1-2 League Championship
28 Apr 2012 Leeds United v Leicester City W 1-2 League Championship


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
2003-04 Ivory Coast World Youth Under-20 2
2008-09 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup
2
2008-09 Ivory Coast International Friendly
1
2009-10 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 3
2009-10 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 3
1
2009-10 Ivory Coast International Friendly 4
2
2
1
2010-11 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
2012-13 Ivory Coast International Friendly 2
2013-14 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 5
1
2013-14 Ivory Coast International Friendly 3
2
2014-15 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 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
29 Nov 2003 Mexico v Ivory Coast W 1-2 World Youth Cup Under-20 Group E
02 Dec 2003 Ivory Coast v Republic of Ireland D 2-2 World Youth Cup Under-20 Group E
11 Feb 2009 Turkey v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 2009 Ivory Coast v Malawi W 5-0 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
14 Nov 2009 Ivory Coast v Guinea W 3-0 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
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
17 Nov 2010 Poland v Ivory Coast L 3-1 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Russia v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly
14 Nov 2012 Austria v Ivory Coast W 0-3 International Friendly
15 Aug 2013 Mexico v Ivory Coast L 4-1 International Friendly
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
30 May 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Ivory Coast L 2-1 International Friendly
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
10 Sep 2014 Cameroon v Ivory Coast L 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group D


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