Fatau Dauda

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Fatau Dauda
Personal information
Full name Abdul Fatawu Dauda[citation needed]
Date of birth (1985-04-06) April 6, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Obuasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Orlando Pirates
Number 40
Youth career
2004–2006 Okwawu United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2013 Ashanti Gold SC
2013– Orlando Pirates 3 (0)
National team
2008– Ghana 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2014

Abdul Fatawu Dauda (Arabic: عبد ال فاتو داودا‎; born April 6, 1985), simply known as Fatau Dauda (/ˈfæˈt/ /ˈdˈdɑː/ fa-TOW dow-DAH), is a Ghanaian professional footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Orlando Pirates in the South African Premier Division, and the Ghanaian national team.

Club career[edit]

Dauda began his football career in 2004 with Ghana Division 1 League club Okwawu United, and in 2006 Dauda signed for Ghana Premier League club Ashanti Gold SC in his hometown Obuasi. Dauda was a member of the Ghana Premier League All Star Team 2007. On 5 July 2008, Dauda was nominated as Goalkeeper of the Year 2008 in Ghana.[1]

International career[edit]

Dauda was in the Ghana national team squad for the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, and was the first choice keeper for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations edition of the tournament.

Personal[edit]

Abdul Fatawu Dauda is a Muslim, and conducts Salat before and after every match.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Top of the Onetouch Premier League class
  2. ^ "Footballer flashing ‘Allah is Great’ T-shirt". The Muslim News. March 8, 2013. Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 

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