Chukwubuike Adamu

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Chukwubuike Adamu
FC Liefering gegen AC Sparta Praha U23 (7. Februar 2020) 04.jpg
Adamu with FC Liefering in 2020
Personal information
Full name Chukwubuike Junior Adamu
Date of birth (2001-06-06) 6 June 2001 (age 20)
Place of birth Kano, Nigeria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Salzburg
Number 9
Youth career
2011–2014 GSV Wacker
2014–2015 Grazer AK
2015–2018 Red Bull Salzburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2020 Liefering 49 (26)
2020– Red Bull Salzburg 16 (3)
2021St. Gallen (loan) 13 (4)
National team
2018–2019 Austria U18 6 (0)
2019–2020 Austria U19 4 (3)
2020– Austria U21 9 (9)
2021– Austria 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 January 2022
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 November 2021 (UTC)

Chukwubuike Junior Adamu (born 6 June 2001) is a professional footballer. He plays as a forward for Austrian Bundesliga club Red Bull Salzburg.[1] He is born in Nigeria but plays for the Austria national team.

Career[change | change source]

He started his career in the youth teams of GSV Wacker and GAK in Graz. From 2015 till 2019 he played in the Red Bull Salzburg Academy. In 2017 he was for the first time member of the FC Liefering team and made his professional debut against WSG Wattens in November 2018 as he came in for Karim Adeyemi.

In September 2020 he made his debut for FC Red Bull Salzburg in the Cupmatch versus SW Bregenz when he came in for Masaya Okugawa. In February 2021 he went on loan to the Swiss team FC St. Gallen. [2] Adamu scored his first goal for Red Bull Salzburg in a 1–0 league win over Admira on 14 August 2021.[3] His first international match was versus Brøndby in the first leg of the Champion League play-off round.[4]

International career[change | change source]

He played for the Austrian U18, U19 and U21 national team. For the U21 he played 10 matches and scored 9 goals. His first senior match was in November 2021 when he came in in minute 89 for Marko Arnautovic in the WM qualifier versus Israel.

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. FC Red Bull Salzburg Team
  2. Tagblatt.ch (German)
  3. "FC Red Bull Salzburg Official website". Archived from the original on 2021-08-18. Retrieved 2022-01-08.
  4. UEFA.com matches