|Full name||Patson Daka|
|Date of birth||9 October 1998|
|Place of birth||Chingola, Zambia|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2014–2015||→ Nchanga Rangers (loan)|
|2015–2016||→ Power Dynamos (loan)|
|2017–2021||Red Bull Salzburg||82||(54)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:32, 22 May 2023 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:02, 22 November 2023 (UTC)
Patson Daka (born 9 October 1998) is a Zambian professional footballer who for Leicester City and Zambia. Before joining Leicester he played for Kafue Celtic from 2016 to 2017. From Kafue Celtic, he then joined Power Dynamos on loan for a year in and the following year he was loaned to Liefering. Daka joined Red Bull Salzburg from 2017 as a youth winger. He helped the club win the UEFA Youth League, scoring 2 goals in 2 games. He made his debut for Salzburg the following season against Viitorul Constanța on 24 August 2019. On 30th June 2021, Leicester City announced the signing of Daka on a five-year contract.
Career statistics[change | change source]
Club[change | change source]
- As of match played 27 September 2023
|Club||Season||League||National Cup||League Cup||Continental||Other||Total|
|Liefering (loan)||2016–17||Austrian First League||9||2||—||—||—||—||9||2|
|2017–18||Austrian First League||18||4||—||—||—||—||18||4|
|Red Bull Salzburg||2017–18||Austrian Bundesliga||8||0||2||1||—||2[a]||0||—||12||1|
|Leicester City||2021–22||Premier League||23||5||1||0||3||0||10[e]||6||1[f]||0||38||11|
- Appearances in UEFA Europa League
- Four appearances in UEFA Champions League, four appearances and two goals in UEFA Europa League
- Six appearances and one goal in UEFA Champions League, two appearances in UEFA Europa League
- Six appearances and two goals in UEFA Champions League, two appearances in UEFA Europa League
- Six appearances and five goals in UEFA Europa League, four appearances and one goal in UEFA Europa Conference League
- Appearance in FA Community Shield
International[change | change source]
- As of match played 21 November 2023
- Scores and results list Zambia's goal tally first.
|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|
|3||19 November 2019||National Heroes Stadium, Lusaka, Zambia||Zimbabwe||1–1||1–2||2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|4||25 March 2021||National Heroes Stadium, Lusaka, Zambia||Algeria||1–2||3–3||2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|6||29 March 2021||National Sports Stadium, Harare, Zimbabwe||Zimbabwe||1–0||2–0||2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|8||13 November 2021||National Heroes Stadium, Lusaka, Zambia||Mauritania||1–0||4–0||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|9||3 June 2022||Stade de Yamoussoukro, Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast||Ivory Coast||1–3||1–3||2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|10||26 March 2023||Dobsonville Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa||Lesotho||1–0||2–0||2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|12||17 June 2023||Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola, Zambia||Ivory Coast||2–0||3–0||2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|13||9 September 2023||Stade Omnisports de Malouzini, Moroni, Comoros||Comoros||1–1||1–1||2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|14||17 October 2023||Al Hamriya Sports Club Stadium, Al Hamriyah, United Arab Emirates||Uganda||1–0||3–0||Friendly|
|16||17 November 2023||Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola, Zambia||Congo||1–0||4–2||2026 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|18||21 November 2023||Stade de Marrakech, Marrakesh, Morocco||Niger||1–2||1–2|
Honours[change | change source]
Red Bull Salzburg Youth[change | change source]
Red Bull Salzburg[change | change source]
Zambia U20[change | change source]
Individual[change | change source]
- Africa U-20 Cup of Nations Best Player: 2017
- Africa U-20 Cup of Nations Best XI: 2017
- CAF Youth Player of the Year: 2017
- Zambia Sportsman of the Year: 2017
- Austrian Bundesliga Player of the Championship Round: 2019–20
- Austrian Bundesliga Player of the Season: 2020–21
- Austrian Bundesliga top scorer: 2020–21
References[change | change source]
- "2021/22 Premier League squads confirmed". Premier League. 10 September 2021. Retrieved 12 September 2021.
- "Patson Daka". Leicester City F.C. Retrieved 7 August 2022.
- "Leicester sign 'exciting' striker Daka". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
- "Patson Daka To Join Leicester City From RB Salzburg". www.lcfc.com. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
- "Patson Daka signs 5 year deal in Austria". zambiareports.com. 30 April 2017. Archived from the original on 13 June 2020. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
- Patson Daka at Soccerway
- "Games played by Patson Daka in 2021/2022". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 October 2021.
- "Games played by Patson Daka in 2022/2023". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 31 July 2022.
- "Games played by Patson Daka in 2023/2024". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 4 October 2023.
- Patson Daka at National-Football-Teams.com
- Fido, Austin (24 April 2017). "Red Bull Salzburg is the 2016-17 UEFA Youth League champion". Once A Metro. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
- "Zambia : Patson Daka is the 2017 Sportsman of the Year". LusakaTimes.com. 28 December 2017.
- "Daka matches Haaland and Keita's feat after winning Bundesliga Player of the Season award | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 2021-06-01.
- "Patson Daka: Zambia striker says 'room for improvement' despite success". BBC.com. 18 June 2021.