Nanitamo Ikoné

Nanitamo Ikoné

Nanitamo Ikone

 

France-32

Full name: Nanitamo Jonathan Ikoné

Country: France

Date of birth: 31/01/1998 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Bondy (France)

Height: —

Youth career: AS Bondy, Paris Saint-Germain (since 2010)

Current club: Paris Saint-Germain

Squad number: —

Current national team: France U-18

Position: winger, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: Al Kass International Cup 2015, 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship elite round (3/3), 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (6/3), 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup (2/2), UEFA Youth League 2014/2015 (1/0), UEFA Youth League 2015/2016 (4/1)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Arjen Robben

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– dynamism Untitled1

– athleticism Untitled

– crossing Untitled

– ball control Untitled

– technique Untitled

– creativity Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– tactical awareness

 

Style of play:

– explosive winger/wide forward

– often cuts inside on his left foot to move to a more central attacking position, and uses uses his speed and skill to take on defenders until he finds the space to make an attempt on goal

– likes to cross

– likes to dribble

– counter attack threat

– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box

– exceptional ability to maneuver in small spaces

– often uses his creativity and passing skills to set up goals for other players

– holds good skill, pace and low center of gravity

– known for his explosive acceleration, and his dribbling ability at speed

– likes to enter the opposition’s penalty area whenever possible

– excellent balance and changes of pace

– equally good on both wings

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Right winger in 4-3-3.

Ikoné

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

2015 European Under-17 Championship winner with France.

 

League summary:

CFA 2014/2015: 1 match/0 goals (PSG B)

CFA 2015/2016 (ongoing): 5 matches/1 goal (PSG B)

 

Description:

In the recent years PSG strengthens its position in world football by buying stars for big money, but the club doesn’t forget about the youth academy, which is already one of the best in the country. Nanitamo Ikoné is now one of the biggest talents of PSG youth system, next to Odsonne Edouard or Alec Georgen. This explosive winger was the key player of France U-17 national team during 2015 European Under-17 Championship – he appeared on the pitch in every game, scored 3 goals and played the whole final match, which young “Les Bleus” won in excellent style with a score of 4-1. Just a few months later, he went to the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, where unexpectedly, the favorites got knocked out in Round of 16 against Costa Rica in a penalty shootout.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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