Noah Okafor

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Noah Okafor
Photo of Noah Okafor in 2022
Noah Okafor in 2022
Personal information
Full name Noah Arinze Okafor
Date of birth (2000-05-24) May 24, 2000 (age 22)
Place of birth Binningen, Switzerland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Red Bull Salzburg
Number 77
Youth career
2008-2009 FC Arisdorf
2009-2017 FC Basel
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017-2018 FC Basel U21 15 (2)
2018-2020 FC Basel 39 (3)
2020- FC Red Bull Salzburg 50 (18)
National team
2014-2015 Switzerland U15 3 (0)
2016-2017 Switzerland U17 7 (3)
2018 Switzerland U18 1 (0)
2018-2019 Switzerland U19 7 (1)
2019- Switzerland U21 8 (4)
2019- Switzerland 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 April 2022
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 April 2022

Noah Arinze Okafor (born 24 May 2000) is a Swiss professional footballer. He plays as forward for Austrian Bundesliga club FC Red Bull Salzburg . [1]

Career[change | change source]

Okafor began his career with FC Arisdorf . 2009 he joined FC Basel where he played in all youth teams. In January 2018 he joined the first team of Basel. He debuted versus FC Luzern in the last round of the season. His first league goal he scored in the second round of the next season versus Neuchâtel Xamax.

In January 2020 he went to Austria and signed for FC Red Bull Salzburg till 2024.[2] He scored his first goal for Salzburg in round 24 versus Rapid Wien.[3]

National team[change | change source]

He played for all Swiss youth teams from U15 to U21. On 9 June 2019 he played his first match for the national team versus England.[4]

Honours[change | change source]

  • Swiss Cup: 2019
  • Austrian Champion: 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Austrian Cup: 2020, 2021, 2022

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