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Patson Daka was born on 9th October 1998 to Nathtali and Josephine in Kafue, Zambia. Patson is a Zambian professional footballer. He plays as the role of a forwarder for Premier League club Leicester City and the Zambia national team.
During his youth days, Daka played for local club Kafue Celtic, the club later sent him on loan to Nchanga Rangers and Power Dynamos. In January 2017, Daka joined Red Bull Salzburg’s reserve team Liefering in Austria and was then made part of the first team in summer 2017. He helped Red Bull Salzburg win four Austrian Bundesliga titles and three Austrian Cups. In summer 2021, Daka joined Leicester City in the Premier League.
At the age of sixteen, Daka made his senior appearance and represented Zambia Internationally.
|Leicester City F.C Zambia national football team
|October 9, 1998
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|Nathtali Daka (father) and Josephine Daka (mother)
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|Zodiac sign: Libra
Early Life & Education
Patson Daka was born on 9th October 1998 to Nathtali and Josephine in Kafue, Zambia. Patson is a Zambian professional footballer. Patson’s career started at Kafue Celtic, one of the top Zambian clubs that has an academy. Patson was born to a Athletic father whose passion was also football, Patson came through the ranks of the same academy that produced players like Nathan Sinkala, Stoppila Sunzu and Kennedy Mweene – three players who engraved their name in the nation’s footballing history for being a part of that glorious Zambian team of 2012 and scoring in the decisive penalty shoot-out.
Patson was opportuned to get his first break in the same year: Airtel Rising Stars, an event organized by the telecom company were hosting trials for young talent and Patson, who had been writing an exam at the time it started, quickly rushed home to get his kit and get on the pitch. Ten minutes were enough to impress the watching coaches, and he was suddenly on the radar of the country’s youth teams.
Over the next few years, he would enjoy great personal success such as representing the country at the U-20 African Cup of Nations in 2017 where he finished as the joint top scorer with a total number of four goals and as well the Player of the Tournament award.
A few months after that, Zambia were at the U-20 World Cup in South Korea and Daka scored twice, including one in the lost quarter-final against Italy. Zambia were progressing, and Patson was at the forefront of their success at youth level.
Patson Daka was born on 9th October 1998 to Nathtali and Josephine in Kafue, Zambia. Patson is a Zambian professional footballer.
Daka’s father, Nathtali Daka, was a former footballer. He played as a winger for local club Kafue-based Nitrogen Stars. He is a devout Christian.
Patson has a girlfriend named Grace Perez. Patson was in a long term relationship with Grace Perez.
Patson started dating back in late 2016, when he was still 18-years-old. Patson and Grace share a great love for each other and the Leicester player loves to show it to the world.
He is constantly sharing pictures of him and his gorgeous girlfriend on instagram which shows how much he loves his girlfriend. Grace Perez was born on July 9, 1996, so she is currently Twenty-six years old. Grace is two years older than Patson.
Regarding to Grace’s birthday, her zodiac sign is Cancer, which implies that she is emotional and loving person. Usually cancer’s are great friends and full of empathy.
Grace Perez was born in Zambia and Zambian nationality as her boyfriend.
Patson Daka started his youth career at his hometown club Kafue Celtic by joining their under-12s, before proceeding to under-14s in 2017 and then to under-17s in 2010.
Later on in summer 2014, Patson was sent on a one-year loan to Nchanga Rangers in the Zambia Super League. He was later loaned out to power Dynamos in summer 2015. At Dynamos, He ended the season as the club’s top scorer with 12 goals.
Patson later moved to Austria when he signed contract with Liefering on a half-season loan from Kafue Celtic.
Patson made is senior appearance for Zambia in a 2-0 friendly victory over Malawi on 10 May 2015. He was the 2017 CAF Young Player of the Year.
In 2017, Patson again signed with Red Bull Salzburg. He helped the club win the UEFA Youth League, Scoring two goals in two games. On 27 November, Patson scored against Genk in the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League, becoming the first Zambian player to score in the competition’s group stage.
On 18 December 2019, Patson extended his contract further with Salburg until the summer of 2024.
On 30 September 2020, he scored a hat-trick in a 3-1 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv in the play-off round to qualify to the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League. On 21 May 2021, Patson was named Austrian Bundesliga player of the season after registering a total number of Twenty-seven goals in Twenty-eight games, making their club won their fourth successive league title.
On 30 June 2021, Premier League Club Leicester City signed Patson on a five-year contract. Patson made his appearance for the club with an appearance off the bench in Leicester’s 1-0 triump over reigning Premium League champions Manchester City in the FA Community Shield on 7 August. On 23 August, Patson made his Premier League appearance as a substitute for Harvey Barnes in a 4-1 away defeat to West Ham United.
On 16 October, he scored his first goal for Leicester City in a 4-2 win against Manchester United at King Power Stadium. He followed this up on 20 October by scoring all four goals in a 4-3 win against Spartak Moscow in the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League.
Patson Daka has worked as a Footballer right from youth. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Son Patson Daka has an astonished net worth of $20 million.
Patson Daka as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.
- @Patson Daka (@patsondaka) is his Instagram handle.
- @Patson Daka (@Patsondaka20) is his Twitter handle.