Daniel Awuni

Daniel Awuni

Country: Ghana

Date of birth: 13/02/2006 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Ghana

Height: 170cm

Youth career: Accra Lions

Current club: Accra Lions

Squad number: 14

Current national team: —

Position: winger

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 75.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Jérémie Boga


– pace

– acceleration

– dynamism

– dribbling 

– agility 

– flair 

– athleticism

– technique

– ball control

– defensive contribution


– still has a big margin to improve his decision making in the final third

– can be a little bit overambitious with dribble sometimes

– his positional awareness and understanding of tactical processes could still improve

Style of play:

– explosive and flamboyant winger

– player with a diminutive figure with a stocky build, low centre of gravity, and reasonably good physical strength

– equally good on both wings

– incredibly explosive over the first meters/elite motor skills

– likes to dribble

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace

– confident, powerful, dynamic, and very positive with the ball

– often uses his skills to beat defenders, cut inside, and create himself a decent opportunity to score or pass

– very difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low centre of gravity and good close control

– likes to vary his play by cutting inside, running to the by-line, and swapping wings

– excellent balance and changes of pace/great motor skills

– able to dribble and make quick combinations with his teammates at top speed

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

– gets fouled often

– even if his defensive positioning is still very much improvable, he is very active and hard-working in the defensive phase

Awuni make a great counter-attacking run through the middle and provides a good assist.
Awuni nutmegs and dribbles past his opponent with ease but his cross is cleared by defenders.

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He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 21 March 2022):

Ghana Premier League 2021/2022 (ongoing): 16 games/1 goal (Accra Lions)


Daniel Awuni is considered to be one of the most talented teenagers in Ghana. He made his professional debut for Accra Lions aged only 15 years and 9 months on 13 November 2021 in a league fixture against Dreams FC.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European club.



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