Patson Daka

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Patson Daka
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Personal information
Full name Patson Daka
Date of birth (1998-10-09) 9 October 1998 (age 22)
Place of birth Kafue, Zambia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Leicester City
Youth career
2014–2016 Kafue Celtic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Kafue Celtic 0 (0)
2016Power Dynamos (loan) 15 (9)
2017Liefering (loan) 27 (6)
2017–2021 RB Salzburg 82 (54)
2021– Leicester City 0 (0)
National team
2014–2015 Zambia U17 7 (7)
2015–2017 Zambia U20 13 (6)
2015– Zambia 25 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 May 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2021

Patson Daka (born 9 October 1998) is a Zambian professional footballer who for Leicester City[1] and Zambia national team.[2] Before joining Leicester he played for Kafue Celtic from2016 to 2017. At 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 first the following season against Viitorul Constanța on 24 August 2019.[3] On 30th June 2021, Leicester City announced the signing of Daka on a five-year contract.[4]

Career and career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of 30 June 2021
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Power Dynamos (loan) 2016 Zambia Super League
Liefering (loan) 2016–17 Austrian First League 9 2 9 2
2017–18 Austrian First League 18 4 18 4
Total 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 6
Red Bull Salzburg 2017–18 Austrian Bundesliga 8 0 2 1 2 0 12 1
2018–19 Austrian Bundesliga 15 3 3 1 8 2 26 6
2019–20 Austrian Bundesliga 31 24 6 2 8 1 45 27
2020–21 Austrian Bundesliga 28 27 6 5 8 2 42 34
Total 82 54 17 9 26 5 0 0 125 68
Leicester City 2021–22 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 109 60 17 9 26 5 0 0 152 74

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[6]
  • Austrian Bundesliga Player of the Championship Round: 2019–20
  • Austrian Bundesliga Player of the Season: 2020–21[7]
  • Austrian Bundesliga top scorer: 2020–21[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Leicester sign 'exciting' striker Daka". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
  2. "Patson Daka To Join Leicester City From RB Salzburg". www.lcfc.com. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
  3. "Patson Daka signs 5 year deal in Austria". zambiareports.com. 30 April 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  4. "Patson Daka To Join Leicester City From RB Salzburg". www.lcfc.com. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
  5. Fido, Austin (24 April 2017). "Red Bull Salzburg is the 2016-17 UEFA Youth League champion". Once A Metro. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  6. "Zambia : Patson Daka is the 2017 Sportsman of the Year". LusakaTimes.com. 28 December 2017.
  7. "Daka matches Haaland and Keita's feat after winning Bundesliga Player of the Season award | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 2021-06-01.
  8. "Patson Daka: Zambia striker says 'room for improvement' despite success". BBC.com. 18 June 2021.