Brandon Zibaka

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Brandon Zibaka
Personal information
Full name Brandon Zibaka[citation needed]
Date of birth (1995-05-20) 20 May 1995 (age 19)
Place of birth Camden, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Preston North End 0 (0)
2013– Chorley 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:21, 11 September 2011 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Brandon Zibaka (born 20 May 1995) is an English footballer playing as a striker for Chorley in the Conference North.

Career[edit]

Zibaka was born in Camden, but he grew up in Collyhurst, Manchester.[2] He started his career in the youth team of Preston North End and was offered a scholarship in 2011. He made his debut for the first team on 13 September 2011, in the League Cup second round tie against Charlton Athletic, in a 2–0 win. He replaced Adam Barton as a substitute in the second half.[3] He became North End's youngest ever player at the age of 16 years and 161 days, beating Doyle Middleton's previous record by 6 days set in 2010.[2] Zibaka signed for Chorley FC in October 2013. Zibaka scored 1 goal in the 2013-14 season for Chorley and helped them win the Evo-Stik Premier.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 517. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  2. ^ a b "Zibaka Breaks North End Record". League Football Education. 2011-09-14. Retrieved 2011-09-18. 
  3. ^ "Charlton 0 - 2 Preston". BBC Sport. 2011-09-13. Retrieved 2011-09-18. 

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