Patson Daka

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Patson Daka
FC Salzburg gegen Olympique Marseille (3. Mai 2018) 05.jpg
Daka in 2018
Personal information
Full name Patson Daka
Date of birth (1998-10-09) October 9, 1998 (age 19)
Place of birth Chingola, Zambia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Red Bull Salzburg
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014 Nchanga Rangers
2014–2015 Green Buffaloes
2016–2017 Kafue Celtic FC
2016Power Dynamos (loan)
2017FC Liefering (loan) 9 (2)
2017– Red Bull Salzburg 5 (1)
2017– FC Liefering 11 (3)
National team
2014–2015 Zambia U17 7 (7)
2015–2017 Zambia U20 13 (6)
2015– Zambia 15 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 January 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 November 2017

Patson Daka (born 9 October 1998) is a Zambian footballer who plays as a forward for Austrian team FC Red Bull Salzburg and the Zambia national team. He was the 2017 CAF Young player of the year.[1]

Club career[edit]

FC Liefering[edit]

2016–17 season[edit]

1 January 2017, FC Liefering revealed that they had loaned in the 18 year old Zambian striker Patson Daka from Kafue Celtic for the reminder of the season. He finished the season with FC Liefering scoring 2 goals in 9 appearances.

2017–18 season[edit]

1 July 2017, Daka was loaned back to FC Liefering to play the season in the Austrian Football First League. This time he was loaned from FC Liefering's farmer club Red Bull Salzburg in the top division.

Red Bull Salzburg[edit]

2016–17 season[edit]

At the same time he played for FC Liefering he helped their affiliate club RB Salzburg to win the UEFA Youth League with 2 goals in 2 games. On 30th April, Daka was rewarded with a 5-year contract for his youth team exploits. [2]

2017–18 season[edit]

On 24th August, Daka made his competitive debut for Salzburg against FC Viitorul in the UEFA Europa League Qualifiers. Three days later, Daka made his debut in the Austrian Bundesliga as a substitute in the tie against Sturm Graz. He scored his first league goal for RB Salzburg in a home fixture against Austria Vienna in a 2-0 win.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 17 September 2017[3]
Club Season League Domestic Cups Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Liefering (loan) 2016-17 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 2
Liefering 2017-18 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2
Total 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 4
Red Bull Salzburg 2016-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2
2017-18 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0
Total 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 9 2
Career total 21 4 0 0 2 0 2 2 25 6

International career[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Zambia's goal tally first.[4]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 5 September 2017 Mohamed Hamlaoui Stadium, Constantine, Algeria  Algeria 1–0 1–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 11 November 2017 Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola, Zambia  Cameroon 1–0 2–2

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Red Bull Salzburg

International[edit]

Zambia U20

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daka Named 2017 CAF Young Player of the Year | Zambia Reports". Zambia Reports. 2018-01-05. Retrieved 2018-05-23. 
  2. ^ "Patson Daka signs 5 year deal in Austria". zambiareports.com. 30 April 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Patson Daka at Soccerway Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "Daka, Patson". National Football Teams. Retrieved 5 September 2017. 
  5. ^ Fido, Austin (2017-04-24). "Red Bull Salzburg is the 2016-17 UEFA Youth League champion". Once A Metro. Retrieved 2017-04-30. 
  6. ^ "Zambia : Patson Daka is the 2017 Sportsman of the Year". LusakaTimes.com. 28 December 2017. 

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