Ondřej Penxa

Ondřej Penxa

Country: Czech Republic

Date of birth: 23/03/2007 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Czech Republic

Height: —

Youth career: ČAFC Praha, Sparta Praha (since 2015)

Current club: Sparta Praha

Squad number: —

Current national team: Czech Republic U-17

Position: winger, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2023 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/1)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Marcus Rashford


– pace 

– acceleration 

– dynamism 

– ball control 

– dribbling 

– off-the-ball movement 

– finishing 

– agility 

– flair 

– work rate 

– crossing 

To improve:

– good work rate but his efficiency in defensive duels is still very much improvable

– ability to play in tight spaces

Style of play:

– inside forward

– player with a good body mass ratio who can develop very well physically in the coming years

could be an interesting option to play as an advanced/off-the-shoulder striker in a counter-attacking style

– equally good on both wings

– possesses electric pace and acceleration

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

– very vertical player who likes to speed up the game with his dribbling skills/very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions

– able to get past players with extreme ease thanks to his quick feet, changes of pace, and explosiveness over the first meters

– likes to attack from the wing (mostly left), cut inside, and create himself a decent opportunity to score

– possesses good ball control when running with the ball and dribbling

– above-average movement, instinct, and shooting skills in and around the penalty area

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

– skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– very positive on the ball and confident of his skills

– likes to make effective off-the-ball/shoulder runs to beat the defensive line

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

– very good defensive work rate and commitment in pressing

Penxa cuts inside, makes a quick one-two with his teammate, and scores with a beautiful finish.
Penxa loses his markers with a good off-the-ball move and scores with a clinical finish.
Penxa provides an assist after a very good run throught the right wing.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.



Czech U-16 Championship 2021/2022 winner with Sparta.

Czech U-17 Championship 2022/2023 winner with Sparta.

League summary (as for 26 June 2023):

No senior team appearances yet.


Ondřej Penxa is a product of the Sparta Praha youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented players of his generation in the Czech Republic. He is also a regular youth international for Czech Republic – he started at the U-15 level and now he should be the leader of the new U-17 setup along with other highly talented players such as Marek Naskos, Kryštof Čížek, Matyáš Nechvátal, Daniel Švancara, Adam Sosna, and Jiří Míček.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European league.





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