Patson Daka shoots Salzburg to UEFA title
Patson Daka came off the bench and scored to help Salzburg of Austria beat Benefice of Portugal 2 – 1 to win the 2017 UEFA Youth League.
Only plating his second game of the competition, the Zambian prodigy made it two goals in two games as he pushed his team to gold following another impressive substitute appearance that saw him score the winner agains Barcelona in the semi final.
Benefica led through a Jose Gomes strike in the 29th minute and they held the lead through the break.
As they puahed for a goal, Salzburg introduced Daka in the 55th minute and the U20 World Cup bound striker did not dissapoint as he netted in the 72nd minute.
Salzburg added another goal four minutes later and held on to he end to complete an amazing run in the competition.
The 19 year old has had an awesome run that has seen him win three gold medals in the past five months.
These include the regional U20 Cosafa championship and the U20 Africa Cup of Nations.
He will be representing Zambia at the FIFA Under twenty World Cup in South Korea which kicks off in May.
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