||Abdul Fatawu Dauda
|Date of birth
April 6, 1985 |
|Place of birth
||Obuasi, Ashanti, Ghana
||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
||Ashanti Gold SC
|* 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 (// // 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.
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.
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.
Abdul Fatawu Dauda is a Muslim, and conducts Salat before and after every match.