Fashion Sakala

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Fashion Sakala
Fashion Sakala 2017.jpg
Sakala with Spartak-2 in 2017
Personal information
Full name Junior Fashion Sakala
Date of birth (1997-03-14) March 14, 1997 (age 21)
Place of birth Chipata, Zambia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Oostende
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Nchanga Rangers 40 (23)
2017 Zanaco 23 (11)
2017–2018 Spartak Moscow 0 (0)
2017–2018Spartak-2 Moscow 35 (10)
2018– Oostende 16 (2)
National team
2017 Zambia U20 10 (7)
2017– Zambia 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 September 2018

Junior Fashion Sakala (born 14 March 1997) is a Zambian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Belgian Pro League club KV Oostende and the Zambia national team.

Club career[edit]

In February 2017, he signed a three-year contract with the Russian Premier League club FC Spartak Moscow which was expected to run to 30 June 2020. He made his debut in the Russian Football National League for FC Spartak-2 Moscow on 23 March 2017 in a game against FC Baltika Kaliningrad.[1]

On 9 July 2018, he signed a 3-year contract with the Belgian club Oostende.[2]

International[edit]

He made his debut for the senior Zambia national football team on 2 September 2017 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria and was sent off for two bookings in the 56th minute.He also featured for the Zambia u20 team that won the 2017 edition of the Afcon scoring 3 goals.Later in the u20 team that featured in the world cup and got knockout out in the quarter finals scoring 4 goals in the tournament.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Game Report by FNL". Russian Football National League. 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ "NIEUWE AANVALLER: FASHION JUNIOR SAKALA" (in Dutch). K.V. Oostende. 9 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Zambia-Algeria game report". FIFA. 2 September 2017.

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