José Fajardo (footballer)

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José Fajardo
Personal information
Full name José Fajardo Nelson
Date of birth (1993-08-18) 18 August 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth Colón, Panama
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Cusco FC
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2021 Independiente 58 (27)
2018–2019Al-Kawkab (loan) ?? (??)
2020La Equidad (loan) 0 (0)
2021 9 de Octubre 28 (12)
2022- Cusco FC 0 (0)
National team
2017– Panama 26 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 12 January 2021
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 3 February 2022

José Fajardo Nelson (born 18 August 1993) is a Panamanian footballer who plays as a forward for Cusco FC and the Panama national team.[1]

Club career[edit]

Fajardo began his career with promoted side Independiente in the Liga Panameña de Fútbol during the 2017–18 season. Fajardo finished as top scorer of the 2018 Clausura, leading Independiente to their first ever national league title.[1]

International career[edit]

Fajardo made his international debut for Panama on 25 October 2017 in a 5–0 friendly away win against Grenada. On 14 May 2018, Fajardo was included in Panama's preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.[2] However, he did not make the final 23.[3]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Panama's goal tally first.
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 16 November 2020 Stadion Wiener Neustadt, Wiener Neustadt, Austria  United States 1–0 2–6 Friendly
2. 2–3
3. 28 March 2021 Félix Sánchez Olympic Stadium, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  Dominica 2–1 2–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Independiente

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Panama – J. Fajardo – Profile with news, career statistics and history". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Panamá anuncia su lista provisional" [Panama announces its provisional list]. FIFA.com (in Spanish). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 14 May 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Panama's final squad includes 6 MLS players". 30 May 2018.
  4. ^ "CAI derrota a Tauro y se corona campeón del Clausura" [CAI defeats Tauro and is crowned Clausura champion] (in Spanish). Besoccer.com. 19 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.

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