Łukasz Gikiewicz (born 26 October 1987) is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Polish IV liga club KTS Weszło.

Łukasz Gikiewicz
Gikiewicz in 2012
Personal information
Full name Łukasz Gikiewicz
Date of birth (1987-10-26) 26 October 1987 (age 36)
Place of birth Olsztyn, Poland
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Striker
Team information
Current team
KTS Weszło
Number 99
Youth career
Warmia Olsztyn
Stomil Olsztyn
Tempo 25 Olsztyn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 DKS Dobre Miasto
2005–2006 Motor Lubawa
2006–2007 KS Drwęca
2007 Olimpia Elbląg 3 (0)
2007–2008 Wigry Suwałki 16 (3)
2008–2009 Unia Janikowo 17 (1)
2009 Polonia Bytom 6 (1)
2009–2010 ŁKS Łódź 30 (11)
2010–2013 Śląsk Wrocław 55 (9)
2013–2014 Omonia 22 (7)
2014 Tobol 12 (0)
2014–2015 AEL Limassol 10 (3)
2015 Levski Sofia 6 (2)
2015–2016 Al-Wehda 7 (0)
2016–2017 Ratchaburi Mitr Phol 13 (2)
2016Police Tero (loan) 8 (4)
2017–2018 Al-Faisaly 33 (19)
2019 Hajer 6 (2)
2019 FCSB 3 (0)
2020 Al-Faisaly 4 (2)
2020–2021 East Riffa 17 (5)
2021–2022 Chennaiyin 18 (1)
2023 Szturm Junikowo Poznań
2023– KTS Weszło
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16 July 2023

Career

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Born in Olsztyn, Gikiewicz is youth exponent of Warmia Olsztyn. In March 2009, he moved to Polonia Bytom on two-and-a-half-year contract from Unia Janikowo.[1] In August 2009, he moved to ŁKS Łódź on a one-year deal.[2] In the summer 2010, he joined Śląsk Wrocław on a four-year contract deal.[3] On 27 June 2013, he signed a contract with Cypriot side Omonia.[4]

In March 2014, Gikiewicz signed for Kazakhstan Premier League side FC Tobol.[5]

After spells at Cypriot football clubs Omonia and AEL Limassol, Gikiewicz signed a one-and-a-half-year deal with Levski Sofia in February 2015. On 27 February 2015, he scored on his official A PFG debut, an 8–0 home rout against Haskovo.[6] In April 2015, he was frozen out of the first team after a conflict with manager Stoycho Stoev.[7]

On 5 August 2019, Gikiewicz made his debut for Romanian side FCSB in a 1–2 loss away from home against Astra Giurgiu.

On 21 August 2021, Gikiewicz joined Indian Super League side Chennaiyin on a one-year deal.[8][9]

On 16 March 2023, he returned to Poland to join regional league club Szturm Junikowo Poznań.[10] Soon after Szturm started experiencing financial difficulties, with players reporting not receiving payments in a timely manner. In the midst of that, Gikiewicz left the club in order to join IV liga side KTS Weszło.[11]

Personal life

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Łukasz Gikiewicz's twin brother Rafał Gikiewicz is also a footballer who plays as a goalkeeper.[12][13]

Career statistics

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Club

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Statistics accurate as of match played 18 August 2019.[14]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Olimpia Elbląg 2007–08 3 0 3 0
Wigry Suwałki 2007–08 16 3 16 3
Unia Janikowo 2008–09 17 1 17 1
Polonia Bytom 2008–09 6 1 6 1
ŁKS Łódź 2009–10 30 11 1 0 31 11
Śląsk Wrocław 2010–11 20 2 2 1 22 3
2011–12 12 2 4 0 0 0 16 2
2012–13 23 5 6 3 5 0 1 0 35 8
Total 55 9 12 4 5 0 1 0 73 13
Omonia 2013–14 22 7 0 0 2 1 24 8
Tobol 2014 12 0 0 0 12 0
AEL Limassol 2014–15 10 3 0 0 4 1 14 4
Levski Sofia 2014–15 6 2 3 1 9 3
Al-Wehda 2015–16 7 0 0 0 7 0
Ratchaburi Mitr Phol 2016 13 2 0 0 13 2
Police Tero (loan) 2016 8 4 8 4
Al-Faisaly 2017–18 33 19 0 0 7 4 40 23
2018–19
Total 33 19 0 0 7 4 40 23
Hajer 2018–19 6 2 6 2
FCSB 2019–20 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
Al-Faisaly 2019–20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 247 64 16 5 19 6 1 0 283 75

Honours

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Śląsk Wrocław

Al-Faisaly

Szturm Junikowo

Individual

References

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  1. ^ Łukasz Gikiewicz zawodnikiem Polonii Bytom 2 March 2009, pilka.pl
  2. ^ Damian Nawrocik i Łukasz Gikiewicz w ŁKS-ie 28 August 2009, 90minut.pl
  3. ^ Gikiewicz zostanie piłkarzem Śląska Wrocław 2 August 2010, onet.pl
  4. ^ Παίκτης της ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑΣ ο Λούκας Γκικίεβιτς 27 June 2013, omonoia.com.cy
  5. ^ "Гикиевич – очередной новичок" Гикиевич – очередной новичок. fc-tobol.kz (in Russian). FC Tobol. 2 March 2014. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Levski Sofia vs. PFC Haskovo 8-0". flashscore.com. flashscore editors. 27 February 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  7. ^ Srebrev, Zhivko; Dimitrov, Darin (19 May 2015). "След като получи ултиматум, "Левски" решава казуса Гикиевич до петък. Полският нападател и адвокатът му с една камара искания към клуба". 7sport.net. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  8. ^ "ISL: Chennaiyn FC add more fire power to their squad by signing Polish striker Lukasz Gikiewicz". The Bridge. 21 August 2021.
  9. ^ ISL: Chennaiyin FC sign Polish striker Łukasz Gikiewicz The Times of India. Retrieved 22 August 2021
  10. ^ "Szturm Junikowo Poznań nową Wieczystą Kraków? "Nie chcemy kupować kogo popadnie"". sport.tvp.pl (in Polish). 17 March 2023. Retrieved 7 April 2023.
  11. ^ "OFICJALNIE: Łukasz Gikiewicz znalazł nowy zespół. Jego poprzedni klub... upadł". transfery.info (in Polish). 15 July 2023.
  12. ^ "UNION BERLIN - HERTHA BERLIN 1-0 Atac pirotehnic! Haos în derby-ul capitalei Germaniei" [UNION BERLIN - HERTHA BERLIN 1-0 Pyrotechnic attack! Chaos in the derby of the capital of Germany] (in Romanian). Gsp.ro. 3 November 2019. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  13. ^ "Clipul momentului! Fratele lui Gikiewicz i-a fugarit de unul singur pe ultrasii care au sarit in teren sa se bata! VIDEO" [The clip of the moment! Gikiewicz's brother ran after the ultras who came on the field to fight! VIDEO] (in Romanian). Sport.ro. 3 November 2019. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  14. ^ "Ł. Gikiewicz". Soccerway. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  15. ^ "Slask Wroclaw1 - 1Legia Warszaw Penalties: (4 - 2)". asia.eurosport.com. Retrieved 23 September 2019.[dead link]
  16. ^ "ŚLĄSK WROCŁAW P1-1 LEGIA WARSZAWA". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
  17. ^ "Klasa okręgowa Red Box 2022/2023, grupa: wielkopolska II". 90minut.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 20 May 2024.
  18. ^ "Zawodnik: Łukasz Gikiewicz". laczynaspilka.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 20 May 2024.
  19. ^ "Top scorers". fifa.com. Archived from the original on 25 February 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
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