Salomon Armand Magloire Kalou - Goals in International Matches


The outstanding Ivorian player scored 28 international goals in 93 matches for his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born: 5- 8-1985
Country: Ivory Coast
Caps:	92	(W51-D30-L11 – GF172-GA74 – %71.74)
Goals:	27	(% 0.29 per match)
Age First Cap:	 21 yr 185 d   6- 2-2007 vs. Guinea 1-0
Age Last Cap:    31 yr 172 d  24- 1-2017 vs. Morocco 0-1
National Team Career:  9 yr 353 d

Cap  Goals    Date	Venue    	Opponent       Score	Competition

  1	     6- 2-07	Rouen   	Guinea  	1-0	
  2  1	 1  21- 3-07	Bellevue	Mauritius	3-0	
  3	 1  25- 3-07	Antananarivo	Madagascar	3-0	African Cup Qual.
  4  1	 2   3- 6-07	Bouaké  	Madagascar	5-0	African Cup Qual.
  5	 2  22- 8-07	Paris   	Egypt   	0-0	
  6	 2   8- 9-07	Libreville	Gabon   	0-0	African Cup Qual.
  7  1	 3  21-11-07	Doha    	Qatar   	6-1	
  8  1	 4  12- 1-08	Kuwait City	Kuwait  	2-0	
  9  1	 5  21- 1-08	Sekondi 	Nigeria 	1-0	African Nations Cup
 10	 5  25- 1-08	Sekondi 	Benin   	4-1	African Nations Cup
 11  2	 7   3- 2-08	Sekondi 	Guinea  	5-0	African Nations Cup
 12	 7   7- 2-08	Kumasi  	Egypt   	1-4	African Nations Cup
 13	 7   9- 2-08	Kumasi  	Ghana   	2-4	African Nations Cup
 14	 7  22- 6-08	Abidjan  	Botswana	4-0	WCQ / ACQ
 15	 7   7- 9-08	Maputo  	Mozambique	1-1	WCQ / ACQ
 16  1	 8  11-10-08	Abidjan  	Madagascar	3-0	WCQ / ACQ
 17	 8  19-11-08	Tel-Aviv	Israel  	2-2	
 18  1	 9  29- 3-09	Abidjan  	Malawi   	5-0	WCQ / ACQ
 19	 9   7- 6-09	Conakry 	Guinea  	2-1	WCQ / ACQ
 20	 9  20- 6-09	Ouagadougou	Burkina Faso	3-2	WCQ / ACQ
 21	 9  12- 8-09	Sousse  	Tunisia 	0-0	
 22	 9   5- 9-09	Abidjan  	Burkina Faso	5-0	WCQ / ACQ
 23	 9  10-10-09	Blantyre	Malawi   	1-1	WCQ / ACQ
 24	 9  18-11-09	Gelsenkirchen	Germany 	2-2	
 25	 9   4- 1-10	Dar es Salaam	Tanzania	1-0	
 26	 9   7- 1-10	Dar es Salaam	Rwanda  	2-0	
 27	 9  11- 1-10	Cabinda 	Burkina Faso	0-0	African Nations Cup
 28	 9  15- 1-10	Cabinda 	Ghana   	3-1	African Nations Cup
 29  1	10  24- 1-10	Cabinda 	Algeria 	2-3	African Nations Cup
 30	10  30- 5-10	Thonon-l.-Bains Paraguay	0-0	
 31	10   4- 6-10	Sion    	Japan   	2-0	
 32	10  15- 6-10	Port Elizabeth	Portugal	0-0	World Cup
 33	10  20- 6-10	Johannesburg	Brazil  	1-3	World Cup
 34  1	11  25- 6-10	Nelspruit	North Korea	3-0	World Cup	
 35	11  10- 8-10	London  	Italy   	1-0 	 
 36  1	12   4- 9-10	Abidjan  	Rwanda  	3-0	African Cup Qual.
37	12   8- 2-11	Valence 	Mali    	1-0	
38	12  27- 3-11	Accra   	Benin   	2-1	African Cup Qual.
39  1	13   3- 9-11	Kigali  	Rwanda  	5-0	African Cup Qual.
40	13   9-10-11	Abidjan  	Burundi 	2-1	African Cup Qual.
41	13  12-11-11	Port Elizabeth	South Africa	1-1	Mandela Cup
42  1	14  13- 1-12	Abu Dhabi	Tunisia 	2-0 	
43  1	15  16- 1-12	Abu Dhabi	Libya   	1-0	
44	15  22- 1-12	Malabo  	Sudan   	1-0	African Nations Cup
45  1	16  26- 1-12	Malabo  	Burkina Faso	2-0	African Nations Cup
46	16   4- 2-12	Malabo  	Equat. Guinea  	3-0	African Nations Cup
47	16   8- 2-12	Libreville	Mali    	1-0	African Nations Cup
48	16  12- 2-12	Libreville	Zambia   	0-0 [1]	African Nations Cup
49  1	17   2- 6-12	Abidjan  	Tanzania	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
50  1	18   9- 6-12	Marrakesh	Morocco 	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
51  1	19   8- 9-12	Abidjan  	Senegal 	4-2	African Cup Qual.
52	19  14-11-12	Linz    	Austria 	3-0	
53	19  14- 1-13	Abu Dhabi	Egypt   	4-2	
54	19  22- 1-13	Rustenburg	Togo    	2-1	African Nations Cup
55	19  26- 1-13	Rustenburg	Tunisia 	3-0	African Nations Cup
56	19  30- 1-13	Rustenburg	Algeria 	2-2	African Nations Cup
57	19   3- 2-13	Rustenburg	Nigeria 	1-2	African Nations Cup
58  1	20  23- 3-13	Abidjan  	Gambia  	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
59	20  16- 6-13	Dar es Salaam	Tanzania	4-2	World Cup Qualifier
60	20  14- 8-13	New York	Mexico  	1-4	
61	20   7- 9-13	Abidjan  	Morocco 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
62  1	21  12-10-13	Abidjan  	Senegal 	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
63  1	22  16-11-13	Casablanca	Senegal 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
64	22   5- 3-14	Brussel 	Belgium 	2-2	
65	22   4- 6-14	Frisco  	El Salvador	2-1	
66	22  14- 6-14	Recife  	Japan   	2-1	World Cup
67	22  19- 6-14	Brasilia	Colombia	1-2	World Cup
68	22  24- 6-14	Fortaleza	Greece  	1-2	World Cup
69	22   6- 9-14	Abidjan  	Sierra Leone	2-1	African Cup Qual.
70  2	24  15-10-14	Abidjan  	Congo-Kinshasa	3-4	African Cup Qual.
71  2	26  14-11-14	Abidjan  	Sierra Leone	5-1	African Cup Qual.
72	26  19-11-14	Abidjan  	Cameroon	0-0	African Cup Qual.
73	26  15- 1-15	Abu Dhabi	Sweden  	0-2	
74	26  20- 1-15	Malabo  	Guinea  	1-1	African Nations Cup
75	26  24- 1-15	Malabo  	Mali    	1-1	African Nations Cup
76	26   4- 2-15	Bata    	Congo-Kinshasa	3-1	African Nations Cup
77	26   8- 2-15	Bata    	Ghana    	0-0 [2]	African Nations Cup
78   1  27  26- 3-15	Abidjan         Angola	        2-0  
79	27  29- 3-15	Abidjan         Equat. Guinea   1-1  
80      27  13- 6-15    Libreville      Gabon           0-0
81	27   6- 9-15    Lagos           Sierra Leone    0-0     African Cup Qual.
82	27   9-10-15    Agadir      	Morocco         1-0 [*]
83	27  25- 3-16	Abidjan 	Sudan           1-0     African Cup Qual.
84	27  20- 5-16	Budapest	Hungary         0-0
85	27   3- 9-16	Bouaké   	Sierra Leone 	1-1  	African Cup Qual.
86	27  12-11-16	Marrakech	Morocco  	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
87	27  15-11-16	Lens    	France   	0-0
88	27   8- 1-17	Abu Dhabi	Sweden    	2-1 [*]	
89	27  11- 1-17	Abu Dhabi	Uganda  	3-0 [*]	
90	27  16- 1-17	Oyem    	Togo    	0-0	African Nations Cup
91	27  20- 1-17	Oyem    	Congo-Kinshasa	2-2	African Nations Cup
92	27  24- 1-17	Oyem    	Morocco 	0-1	African Nations Cup

NB: the match against Nigeria XI (1-0, 11- 1-15 in Abu Dhabi, in which Kalou scored) was
    not registered at FIFA and therefore not approved, and thus not included here.

[*] match not recognized as full A-international by FIFA, but it is for the Ivory Coast FA

[1] Ivory Coast lost 7-8 on penalty kicks.
[2] Ivory Coast won 9-8 on penalty kicks.


Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    92    51   30   11   172-  74     132       71.74

Types of             Matches  Goals

Friendlies		30	 6
African Nations Cup	24	 5
World Cup Qualifier	16	 7
African Cup Qualifier	15	 8
World Cup		 6	 1
Other Tournaments	 1	 0

Total 			92	27


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