Sebastián Kóša

Sebastián Kóša

Country: Slovakia

Date of birth: 13/09/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Nové Zámky (Slovakia)

Height: 190cm

Youth career: FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce – Vráble, FC Nitra, Spartak Trnava (since 2020)

Current club: Spartak Trnava

Squad number: 26

Current national team: Slovakia U-18

Position: central defender, defensive midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 250.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Matthijs de Ligt


– tackling

– aerial duels 

– marking 

– athleticism 

– positioning 

– anticipation 

– passing 

– vision

– technique 

– ability to read the game 


– not the fastest defender (compensates it with his positioning, timing, and anticipation)

Style of play:

– complete, elegant and dominant centre-back

– can also play as a defensive midfielder thanks to his ball skills

– modern defender, who combines strength with good technique and passing

– perfect mix of a pure defender and ball-playing defender

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

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals the opposition

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

– known for his composure, positional sense, confidence in possession, and understanding of the game

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

– often wins the ball back by outmuscling players thanks to his significant upper-body strength

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– likes to maraud forward

– dominant in the air

– tactically astute and technically capable of playing in various tactical systems

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

– good ambidexterity when using his left weaker foot

– very mature player with good leadership skills

Kóša stops a dangerous counter-attack thanks to his timing and anticipation.
Kóša intercepts the ball and makes a superb line-breaking pass with his weaker foot.

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 16 August 2021):

Slovak Super Liga 2019/2020: 3 games/0 goals (Nitra)

Slovak Super Liga 2020/2021: 18 games/1 goal (Trnava)

Slovak Super Liga 2021/2022 (ongoing): 3 games/0 goals (Trnava)


Sebastian Kóša joined FC Nitra youth academy from FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce in 2016. He made his professional debut for Nitra on 13 June 2020 in a league fixture against his former club FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce. In July 2020, he moved to Spartak Trnava and very quickly became an important member of the team despite his young age. On 24 October 2020, he scored against AS Trencin – at the age of 17 years, 1 month and 11 days, he became the club’s youngest ever goalscorer taking the record from the legendary Jozef Adamec.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European club.




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