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Aristide Bancé (born 19 September 1984) is a Burkinabé footballer, who plays as a striker for Horoya AC and the Burkina Faso national team.

Aristide Bancé
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Bancé in 2013
Personal information
Full name Aristide Bancé[1]
Date of birth (1984-09-19) 19 September 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Horoya AC
Youth career
Stade d'Abidjan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Stade d'Abidjan 33 (8)
2001 Athlétic Adjamé 30 (5)
2002 RFC Daoukro 20 (8)
2002–2003 Santos Burkina 16 (9)
2003–2006 Lokeren 77 (27)
2006–2008 Metalurh Donetsk 12 (2)
2007–2008Germinal Beerschot (loan) 9 (0)
2008Kickers Offenbach (loan) 10 (4)
2008–2010 Mainz 05 62 (24)
2010–2012 Al-Ahli Dubai 7 (2)
2011Umm-Salal (loan) 8 (4)
2011Samsunspor (loan) 20 (5)
2012–2014 FC Augsburg 18 (0)
2013–2014Fortuna Düsseldorf (loan) 10 (2)
2014 HJK Helsinki 4 (1)
2015 Irtysh Pavlodar 11 (2)
2015–2016 Chippa United 14 (3)
2016 Riga 8 (1)
2016–2017 ASEC Mimosas 26 (13)
2017–2018 Al-Masry 19 (8)
2019 US des Forces Armées
2019– Horoya AC
National team
2003– Burkina Faso 73 (22)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 February 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2018

Club careerEdit

HJK HelsinkiEdit

In September 2014, Bancé signed with Finnish Veikkausliiga side HJK Helsinki.[2]

Irtysh PavlodarEdit

In February 2015, Bancé signed for Kazakhstan Premier League side FC Irtysh Pavlodar,[3] leaving the club in June of the same year.[4]

Chippa UnitedEdit

In August 2015, Bancé went on trial with Bidvest Wits of the South African Premier Soccer League,[5] eventually signing with Chippa United later in the month.[6] Bancé parted company with Chippa United in May 2016.[7]

RigaEdit

In August 2016, Bancé signed with Virslīga side Riga FC.[8]

ASEC MimosasEdit

In November 2016, Bancé was confirmed as a new signing for Ivorian side ASEC Mimosas.[9] Bancé was voted player of the month for November 2016.[10]

Al-MasryEdit

In July 2017, Bancé signed a two-year contract with Egyptian Premier League side Al-Masry.[11]

US des Forces ArméesEdit

In February 2019, Bancé returned to Burkina Faso to sign for US des Forces Armées.[12]

Horoya ACEdit

In May 2019, Bancé signed for Guinean club Horoya AC, his 22nd team.[13]

International careerEdit

Bancé is a member of the Burkina Faso national football team.[14] He has appeared for Burkina Faso at three Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, scoring both the team's goal and the winning kick in the penalty shootout in Les Étalons' semi-final defeat of Ghana at the 2013 edition to put the nation in the final for first time in its history.[15] Burkina Faso went on to lose the final to Nigeria and finish as runner-up.[16]

At the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, Bancé scored Burkina Faso's goal in a 2–1 loss to Congo which saw the 2013 runner-up knocked out at the group stage.[17] In 2017, he scored a crucial goal in his team's quarter-final against Tunisia and in the semi-final scored a late equaliser against Egypt to take the game to a penalty shootout. Burkina Faso lost the shootout and eventually finished third overall in the cup, defeating Ghana in the third-place playoff.

Personal lifeEdit

Bancé was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, but moved to Burkina Faso as a child. He is the brother-in-law to professional footballer Aruna Dindane.[18]

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

As of match played 26 March 2018[19]
Burkina Faso
Year Apps Goals
2003 1 0
2004 0 0
2005 2 0
2006 2 0
2007 2 0
2008 1 1
2009 5 1
2010 3 0
2011 5 2
2012 5 1
2013 13 5
2014 6 1
2015 11 6
2016 4 0
2017 11 4
2018 2 1
Total 73 22

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Burkina Faso's goal tally first.[19]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 October 2008 Prince Louis Rwagasore Stadium, Bujumbura, Burundi   Burundi 1–0 3–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 20 June 2009 Stade du 4 Août, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso   Ivory Coast 2–3 2–3 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 4 June 2011 Independence Stadium, Windhoek, Namibia   Namibia 2–0 4–1 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4. 11 November 2011 Stade Municipal, Paris, France   Mali 1–1 1–1 Friendly
5. 14 November 2012 Stade El Abdi, El Jadida, Morocco   DR Congo 1–0 1–0 Friendly
6. 17 January 2013 Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit, South Africa   Swaziland 1–0 3–0 Friendly
7. 6 February 2013 Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit, South Africa   Ghana 1–1 1–1 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
8. 23 March 2013 Stade du 4 Août, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso   Niger 2–0 4–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
9. 15 June 2013 Stade Municipal, Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo   Congo 1–0 1–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
10. 12 October 2013 Stade du 4 Août, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso   Algeria 3–2 3–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
11. 10 October 2014 Estádio 11 de Novembro, Luanda, Angola   Angola 1–0 3–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
12. 10 January 2015 Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit, South Africa   Swaziland 5–1 5–1 Friendly
13. 13 January 2015 Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit, South Africa   Botswana 2–0 2–0 Friendly
14. 25 January 2015 Nuevo Estadio de Ebebiyín, Ebebiyín, Equatorial Guinea   Congo 1–1 1–2 2015 Africa Cup of Nations
15. 6 June 2015 Stade Yves-du-Manoir, Paris, France   Cameroon 2–1 2–3 Friendly
16. 13 June 2015 Stade du 4 Août, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso   Comoros 1–0 2–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
17. 19 October 2015 Stade de l'Aube, Troyes, France   Mali 1–2 1–4 Friendly
18. 28 January 2017 Stade d'Angondjé, Libreville, Gabon   Tunisia 1–0 2–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
19. 1 February 2017 Stade de l'Amitié, Libreville, Gabon   Egypt 1–1 1–1 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
20. 10 June 2017 Stade du 4 Août, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso   Angola 1–0 3–1 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
21. 2–1
22. 22 March 2018 Stade Didier Pironi, Paris, France   Guinea-Bissau 2–0 2–0 Friendly

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Burkina Faso - A. Bancé - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Aristide Bancé per l'HJK Helsinki" (in Italian). Virgilio Sport. 2 September 2014. Archived from the original on 7 September 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  3. ^ Форвард сборной Буркина-Фасо перешел в Иртыш. sports.kz (in Russian). 26 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  4. ^ Аристид Бансе покинул Иртыш. vesti.kz (in Russian). Vesti. 21 June 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Bance Training With Wits". Soccer Laduma. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Chippa United confirm the signing of former Bundesliga striker Aristide Bance". goal.com. Goal. 14 August 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Aristide Bance has up and left Chippa United". kickoff.com. Kickoff. 10 May 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  8. ^ "L'international burkinabè Aristide Bancé signe au Riga FC (Lettonie)". news.aouaga.com (in French). AOuaga. 22 August 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  9. ^ "LES RECRUES DE LA LIGNE D'ATTAQUE". asec.ci (in French). ASEC Mimosas. 16 November 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  10. ^ Championnat de Côte d'Ivoire - Aristide Bancé élu meilleur joueur du mois de novembre‚ voaafrique.com
  11. ^ "Burkina Faso star Aristide Bance moves to Egypt's Al Masry". bbc.co.uk. BBC Sport. 16 July 2017. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  12. ^ Barrie, Mohamed Fajah (8 February 2019). "Striker Aristide Bance returns to play in Burkina Faso". BBC Sport. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  13. ^ "Burkina Faso's Aristide Bance makes Guinea's Horoya his 22nd club". BBC Sport. 29 May 2019. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  14. ^ "Bance missing for Burkina Faso". BBC Sport. 31 December 2009. Retrieved 3 April 2010.
  15. ^ "Burkina Faso 1-1 Ghana". BBC. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  16. ^ "Nigeria 1-0 Burkina Faso". BBC. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  17. ^ "Congo 2-1 Burkina Faso". BBC Sport. 25 January 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  18. ^ "Das Tor-Gespenst" (in German). Bild. 23 February 2009. Retrieved 3 April 2010.
  19. ^ a b "Aristide Bancé". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 17 November 2015.

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