Martin Bukata

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Martin Bukata
Personal information
Full name Martin Bukata
Date of birth (1993-10-02) 2 October 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Košice, Slovakia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Piast Gliwice
Number 82
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Košice 88 (4)
2016– Piast Gliwice 15 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Slovakia U17 6 (0)
Slovakia U18
2012–2014 Slovakia U21 2 (0)
2017– Slovakia 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 May 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 January 2017

Martin Bukata (born 2 October 1993) is a Slovak football midfielder who currently plays for Piast Gliwice.

Club career[edit]

Bukata made his first Corgoň Liga appearance on 11 March 2012, coming on as a substitute for Kamil Kuzma in the 84th minute of a 0–1 home loss against Slovan Bratislava.[1] On 2 March 2013, he scored his first goals for MFK Košice against the biggest rival team 1. FC Tatran Prešov, Košice defeated Prešov 3–0.

International career[edit]

He debuted for the U-21 side on 21 March 2013 in a 0–1 away loss against Austria.

Bukata was first called up to the senior national team for two unofficial friendly fixtures held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in January 2017, against Uganda and Sweden by his former coach from MFK Košice - Ján Kozák. He capped his debut against Uganda, being fielded from the start until the 70th minute, when he was substituted by Tomáš Huk. Slovakia went on to lose the game 1–3. Bukata also played the second half of the 0–6 loss to Sweden.[2][3]

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