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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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23 Comments to Patson Daka shoots Salzburg to UEFA title

  1. Positive thinking says:

    Wow, this kid. All that time we didn’t see his true talent and thought he had incriminating evidence on FAZ or whoever was the national team coach because he kept getting selected for the U17 all the way to Senior national team.

    This boy is truly talented.

    • Prince says:

      Ha! I see what u r doing!! They rushed the kid and was crap! Daka has proved himself at his level…and probably needs to be upgraded to the senior team but it’s best we let him develop and gain confidence for greater challenges…

  2. Its good that those who use to insult him on this blorg are now licking they wounds continue working hard young man

  3. Discipline says:

    All we were saying was that the lad was being rushed instead of being gradual like the rushford lad is not being rushed

  4. Mutumbuka says:

    A Hard Working Boy,talent From God

  5. soccerguru says:

    Thank you Zamfoot for listening to me and reporting on Daka. ….This guy is doing serious things and instead u are reporting on monkeys ….fluffing around in the local league….Daka is the next Samuel Eto

    • Positive thinking says:

      Monkeys??!!!! What the hell kind of attitude is that towards the players in the local league?

      Soccerguru…that statement is truly offensive and you really should choose your words carefully.

      The local league is extremely important. These players don’t get born professional footballers, and the local league is where this journey or process starts.

  6. Jbs SIMUBENARD says:

    brilliant performance by Daka 2/2

  7. Mwebantu says:

    The soccer demon is loose – again! Well done Patson! All the best with your U20 Coach Chambeshi! Go get ’em!

  8. GSK11 says:

    Well done Patson – keep going. Its very heartening to know you are in top form!! Hope fully will silence all the boo boys!

  9. RICHPOPO says:

    we ned a strong team in zambia come 2018 hope the u20 wil continue wit gud form,daka=eto,mwepu=y toure,sakala=martial.

    • Zambia shall win the Afcon again says:

      2018 is too early for the young lads lets develop them through the Afcon 2018, under 23 Olympics of 2020 then surely we shall be at the World Cup in 2022.

  10. soccerguru says:

    Mwebantu. ….I will beat you

  11. If the lad was been rushed are we suppose to insult him or encourage him because the boy was been insulted day and night by some people here

  12. Kasama Boy says:

    Yayayayaya, kufulungana uku.
    Patsin, what exactly are you made of. Lesa akupale mwaiche. Not even the sky will be the limit for you. go for it.

  13. mbita says:

    Alefwaikwa ukumulongeleshako ka Zambian flag so that the whole world sees that mwina zed when celebrating

  14. STUMPY says:

    mayuka was once this red hot. lets see if he will maintain this momentum. especialy that hes been rushed.

  15. J.S says:

    Keep the good work Patson. Its yours for the taking.

  16. mbita says:

    He has scored again……zamfoot kindly follow up

  17. Patrice says:

    Patson Daka one of the top Five talents to look out for according to EUFA.Hope he keeps this momentum going.It is good he has gone to europe at an early age so that he can embrace the european mental strength early in his proffessional career.Skill is not a problem for Zambian footballers but they lack the right mentality when in europe but the likes of evans kangwa and new boys are proving to be on right path.Follow the link below


  18. Kuku says:

    Should I change name which was supposed to be kuka only adjusted by Chamz to kuku, someone is using it to make political statements.

    Now, Patson we are just beginning Patson!


    Kwena mwalimutukile umwaice uyu ninsoni sheka shekafye, I have always said it on this blog that many Zambian supporters are very negative. If this Boy had no self confidence He could have been history like many others….. Thank you wemwana wesu we will continue to support you positively…. Well done!

  20. gb says:

    Europe now knows this boy. watch out at the world cup!

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