Aliu Djaló

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Kaby
Personal information
Full name Aliu Djaló
Date of birth (1992-02-05) 5 February 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
MKP Pogoń Siedlce
Number 14
Youth career
2003–2007 Boavista
2007–2012 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 AEL Limassol 4 (0)
2013 Marítimo 0 (0)
2013-2014 Gaz Metan Mediaș 3 (0)
2014- MKP Pogoń Siedlce 5 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Portugal U18 8 (0)
2007 Portugal U17 3 (0)
Portugal U21 1 (0)
Guinea-Bissau 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Aliu Djaló (born 5 February 1992) is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a midfielder. Beside Aliu Djaló, he is also widely known as Kaby Djaló, or even simply Kaby.[1]

Club career[edit]

Born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, he spent his early career in Portugal, playing in the youth teams of Boavista since 2003.[1] In 2007 he moved to England to join Premier League side Chelsea where he played in their youth team until 2011. Afterwards, he was promoted to the Chelsea reserve squad in the first half of the 2011–12 season.[1]

During the winter break of the 2011–12 season, he moved to Cyprus and made his debut as a senior while playing with AEL Limassol in the Cypriot First Division contributing for AEL´s championship winning squad.[2]

On 13 August 2012, Djaló arrived in Serbia and spent a period on trial at Red Star Belgrade.[3]

In December 2012 Djaló spent a period on trial with League One side Yeovil Town but failed to earn a contract.[4]

On 18 July 2013, Djaló signed with Marítimo.[5]

International career[edit]

Despite being born in Guinea-Bissau, he has represented Portugal at U-17[6] and U-18 level.[1]

Honours[edit]

AEL Limasol

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Aliu Djaló at ForadeJogo
  2. ^ Aliu Djalo at Soccerway
  3. ^ Portugalac iz Čelzija na probi u Zvezdi at Sportski žurnal, 13-8-2012 (Serbian)
  4. ^ "Two Yeovil Town transfer targets watch Glovers beat Portsmouth". Western Gazette. 29 December 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Djaló Presentation". 18 July 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  6. ^ Aliu Djalo at UEFA.com

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