David Ezeh

David Ezeh

Country: Finland/Nigeria

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

Place of birth: Finland

Height: —

Youth career: HJK Helsinki

Current club: HJK Helsinki

Squad number: 73

Current national team: Finland U-17

Position: second striker, centre-forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 31.12.2025

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Kasper Dolberg


– finishing 

– instinct 

– off-the-ball movement 

– link-up play 

– athleticism 

– pace 

– technique 

– first touch 

– heading 

– creativity 

– dribbling 

To improve:

– complete forward without any significant weaknesses who needs to keep developing his skills and confidence in the penalty area to become even more dangerous and prolific

Style of play:

– complete forward

– player with very good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina, and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations and knows how to use his body to gain advantage

– very good pace, agility, and coordination for a player of his size

– can operate effectively alone up front or offer versatility in the attacking duo

– shows versatility in his movements, intelligence, composure, and flair in the final third

– technical and elegant on the ball with decent dribbling skills

– in addition to his goalscoring ability, he is also a team player who is capable of creating chances and assisting goals for teammates

– his physical power and intellect let him play fruitfully with his back to the goal and either link-up play or lose his marker with a quick turn/very good ability to connect with midfield and attacking partners

– above-average playmaking skills

– often moves deeper into midfield and draws defenders with him in order to create and exploit spaces for his teammates

– generates many flick-ons and passes into the channels for his teammates to utilize

– feels comfortable in tight spaces/under pressure thanks to his footwork, technique, and ball control

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

– likes to take advantage of the carelessness of the opponents/always alert to capitalize on defensive mistakes

– aerial threat in the opposition box

– very active and hardworking in pressing

– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot

– accurate penalty taker

Ezeh finds himself very well in the penalty area and scores with a good half-volley.
Ezeh scores with a powerful header.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Centre-forward in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 30 January 2023):

Kakkonen 2022: 18 games/4 goals (Klubi 04)


David Ezeh is a product of the HJK Helsinki youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented teenagers in Finland. He made his debut for Klubi 04, HJK reserve team, on 19 April 2022 in the Finnish third division game against Honka II. He is also a regular youth international for Finland – he started at the U-16 level and now he’s a member of the U-17 setup.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


Country-scale star with top European league ambition.





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