Dave originates from French speaking Senegal in West Africa. (Diedhiou is pronounced “Deejoo”). He joined Hendon in 2008, developing into an integral piece of the side that suffered play-off final heartbreak against Dulwich Hamlet at the end of the 2017/2018 season.
Dave made almost four hundred appearances during his time with the North London club, scoring 43 goals in the process.
He signed for the Saints in June 2018.