Fatau Dauda

Abdul Fatawu Dauda (Arabic: عبد ال فاتو داودا‎; born 6 April 1985), known as Fatau Dauda, is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Legon Cities FC.

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Dauda with Ghana in March 2015
Personal information
Full name Abdul Fatawu Dauda[1]
Date of birth (1985-04-06) 6 April 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth Obuasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Legon cities FC
Youth career
2004–2006 Okwawu United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2013 Ashanti Gold 156 (0)
2013–2014 Orlando Pirates 3 (0)
2014 Chippa United 2 (0)
2014–2016 Ashanti Gold 30 (0)
2016–2019 Enyimba 23 (0)
2019-2020 Legon Cities FC 9 (0)
National team
2008– Ghana 24 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:55, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Dauda began his football career in 2004 with Ghana Division 1 League club Okwawu United, and in 2006 Dauda signed for Ghana Premier League club Ashanti Gold S.C. in his hometown Obuasi. Dauda was a member of the Ghana Premier League All Star Team 2007. On 5 July 2008, Dauda was nominated as Goalkeeper of the Year 2008 in Ghana.[2]

Dauda moved to South Africa to play for Orlando Pirates in 2013. A backup for Senzo Meyiwa, he played only three matches at the Premier Soccer League and left the club for Chippa United the following season. After only two matches, Dauda left the club after not being paid.[3][4]

On 1 October 2014, Dauda returned to Ashanti Gold.[5]

In December 2016, Dauda joined two-time African Champions Enyimba International F.C. [6]

International careerEdit

Dauda was in the Ghana national team squad for the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, and was the first choice keeper for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations edition of the tournament.

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

As of matches played on 15 July 2019[1]
Ghana national team
Year Apps Goals
2008 2 0
2009 0 0
2010 0 0
2011 0 0
2012 2 0
2013 13 0
2014 4 0
2015 3 0
Total 24 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Fatau Dauda at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "Top of the Onetouch Premier League Class". Football Made In Ghana. 5 July 2008. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Dauda accuses Chippa United of lying to him | Goal.com". www.goal.com. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Fatau Dauda's Reason For Parting Ways With Chippa United". www.soccerladuma.co.za. 25 September 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 October 2014. Retrieved 27 October 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Fatau Dauda joins Enyimba in Nigeria | Goal.com". m.goal.com. Retrieved 28 March 2018.

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