Daniel Šmiga

Daniel Šmiga

Country: Czech Republic

Date of birth: 02/01/2004 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Czech Republic

Height: —

Youth career: Banik Ostrava

Current club: Banik Ostrava

Squad number: —

Current national team: Czech Republic U-16

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Luis Suárez


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– decent in the air but if he improves his heading ability he will become even more dangerous

Style of play:

– advanced striker

– can also play as a winger thanks to his pace and dribbling skills

– player with decent body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

– pacey striker with good technique on the ball, mobility, first touch, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

– killer instinct in front of goal

– likes to shoot at every opportunity he gets

– always alert to capitalize on some opposite defensive mistakes

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his excellent close control and ability to shield the ball

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– likes to attack from the left wing, cut inside and finish

– possesses good mid-range and long-range shooting skills

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– known for his tricky off-the-ball movements in and around the opposite’ box

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– good technique and ability to connect with midfield when playing with back to goal

Šmiga with a great run and even better finish.
Šmiga attacks from the wing, cuts inside and scores with a beautiful shot.

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 25 June 2021):

Fortuna Liga 2020/2021: 4 games/0 goals (Banik)


Daniel Šmiga is a product of Banik Ostrava youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented U-17 players in the Czech Republic. He is a real goal machine for Banik and Czech Republic youth teams. He made his professional debut for Banik on 1 May 2021 in a league fixture against Zbrojovka Brno.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

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First team material in a top European club.




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