Bryan Okoh

Bryan Okoh

 

Country: Switzerland/USA

Date of birth: 16/05/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Houston, Texas (USA)

Height: 187cm

Youth career:  Espagnol Lausanne, Lausanne Sport, RB Salzburg (since 2019)

Current club: RB Salzburg/FC Liefering

Squad number: 5

Current national team: Switzerland U-19

Position: central defender

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 1.400.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2019/2020 (8/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2022

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Dayot Upamecano 

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– tackling and intercepting Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– aerial duels Untitled1

– athleticism Untitled1

– anticipation Untitled

– composure Untitled

– agility Untitled

– positioning Untitled

– ambidexterity Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– still needs to work on the technical improvement

 

Style of play:

– complete and dominant centre-back

– great at finding passes through both the first and second line of pressing from the opposition

– known for his composure, positioning, good timing, confidence in possession and understanding of the game

– strong left foot also helps in the balance of the team when paired up with a right-footer

– fast, and agile player, with excellent reactions

– likes to maraud forward

– often pushes forward to engage the player who receives a pass with his back to goal

– able to play in a high line/tactically astute to play in various tactical systems

– very good vision and passing skills also when it comes to breaking the lines with laser passes

– tenacious in duels and confident at high speed

– extremely dominant in the air

– high tackling and interception rate

– concentrated, determined and committed player with very good rate of individual and collective work

– good ambidexterity using his right weaker foot

Okoh stays calm under pressure and plays a good line-breaking pass to his teammate.

 

Okoh uses his pace and intercepts the ball.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 7 December 2020):

2Liga 2019/2020: 9 games/0 goals (Liefering)

2Liga 2020/2021 (ongoing): 1 game/0 goals (Liefering)

 

Description:

In 2010, Okoh began his career at FC Espagnol Lausanne, before moving to FC Lausanne-Sport in 2016. In 2019, he moved to the youth team of Red Bull Salzburg and has been playing in their feeder team of Liefering since 2019. He made his professional debut for Liefering on 9 August 2019 in an away match against Lafnitz, ending in a 2–0 loss.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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