Sheikh Mohamed Fankaty Dabo (born 11 October 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays as a right-back for League One club Coventry City.

Fankaty Dabo
Personal information
Full name Sheikh Mohamed Fankaty Dabo[1]
Date of birth (1995-10-11) 11 October 1995 (age 24)[2]
Place of birth Southwark, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.81 m)[2]
Playing position Right-back
Club information
Current team
Coventry City
Number 23
Youth career
2007–2016 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2019 Chelsea 0 (0)
2017Swindon Town (loan) 15 (1)
2017–2018Vitesse (loan) 26 (0)
2018–2019Sparta Rotterdam (loan) 21 (0)
2019– Coventry City 23 (0)
National team
2011 England U16 5 (0)
2011 England U17 5 (0)
2014 England U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:57, 19 January 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:46, 14 January 2017 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Dabo began his career with Chelsea. On 11 January 2017, along with Chelsea teammates Charlie Colkett and Islam Feruz, Dabo joined League One side Swindon Town on loan for the remainder of the 2016–17 season.[3] Three days later, Dabo made his Swindon Town debut in a 2–1 away victory against Bolton Wanderers, featuring for the entire 90 minutes.[4] On 5 February 2017, Dabo scored his first goal for Swindon in their local derby against Oxford United.[4]

On 25 June 2017, Dabo joined Dutch side Vitesse on a season-long loan.[5] In August 2018 Dabo returned on loan to the Netherlands, this time with Sparta Rotterdam.[6]

On 5 June 2019, it was announced that Dabo would join Coventry City on a three-year deal after his Chelsea contract expired on 1 July.[7]

International careerEdit

Dabo was born in England and is of Sierra Leonean descent.[8] He has represented England at under-16, under-17 and under-20 youth levels.[9]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 18 January 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Chelsea 2016–17[4] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18[10] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018–19[11] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swindon Town (loan) 2016–17[4] League One 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 1
Vitesse (loan) 2017–18[12] Eredivisie 26 0 1 0 5[a] 0 2[b] 0 34 0
Sparta Rotterdam (loan) 2018–19[12] Eerste Divisie 21 0 1 0 4[c] 0 26 0
Coventry City 2019–20[12] League One 23 0 4 0 2 0 1[d] 0 30 0
Career total 85 1 6 0 2 0 5 0 7 0 105 1
  1. ^ Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  2. ^ One appearance in Johan Cruyff Shield, one in Eredivisie European play-offs.
  3. ^ Appearances in Eerste Divisie promotion play-offs.
  4. ^ Appearance in EFL Trophy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/07/2013 and 31/07/2013". The Football Association. p. 8. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Fankaty Dabo". 11v11. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Charlie Colkett, Islam Feruz and Fankaty Dabo: Chelsea trio join Swindon on loan". BBC Sport. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d "Games played by Fankaty Dabo in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Vitesse loan for defender Dabo". Chelsea Official Site. 25 June 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Fankaty Dabo komt over van Chelsea". Sparta Rotterdam. 31 August 2018.
  7. ^ "TRANSFER: Coventry City agree to sign Fankaty Dabo". Coventry City F.C. 5 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Fankaty Dabo". www.chelseafc.com.
  9. ^ "Profile". The Football Association. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Games played by Fankaty Dabo in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  11. ^ "Games played by Fankaty Dabo in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  12. ^ a b c Fankaty Dabo at Soccerway. Retrieved 25 June 2017.