Arkhan Kaka

Arkhan Kaka

Full name: Arkhan Kaka Putra

Country: Indonesia

Date of birth: 02/09/2007 (15 years old)

Place of birth: Blitar (Indonesia)

Height: 188cm

Youth career: PSBK Blitar, Bhayangkara FC, PERSIS Solo (since 2022)

Current club: PERSIS Solo

Squad number: 80

Current national team: Indonesia U-20

Position: second striker, centre-forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 50.000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2022 AFF U-16 Championship

Contract until: 30.06.2026

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Robin van Persie


– pace 

– finishing 

– off-the-ball movement 

– bravery 

– pace 

– link-up play 

– heading 

– dribbling 

– technique 

– athleticism 

– work rate 

To improve:

– a very complete skillset for a striker of his age but still needs to keep working on polishing his technical capacity, physical attributes, and shooting with his weaker foot

– adjusting to play in a higher tempo and eliminating technical and first touch mistakes

Style of play:

– complete forward/modern target man

– tall player with a good decent mass ratio who needs to build more muscles/physical power and can develop very well physically in the coming years

– clever great off-the-ball movement, timing, composure, and flair in the final third

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

– decent agility and very good pace over longer distances for a player of his age

– mobile player who’s very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– his physical power, aerial ability, and technique allow him to play fruitfully with his back to the goal/very good ability to connect with midfield and attacking partners

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

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– fast, mobile, and decent dribbler who’s also prolific when attacking from wing/deep

– 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

– good activity and tenacity in pressing/work rate out of possession/often tracks back and work for the team

– accurate penalty taker

Kaka receives the ball in front of the penalty area, makes a quick decision, and scores with a superb flat shot.
After a good link up with his teammate, Kaka enters the penalty area and scores with a clinical finish.
Kaka scores a beautiful top corner strike after losing his opponent with a good touch.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Centre-forward in 4-3-3.



2022 AFF U-16 Championship winner with Indonesia.

League summary (as for 15 August 2023):

Liga 1 2022/2023: 3 games/0 goals (PERSIS)


Arkhan Kaka joined the PERSIS Solo youth academy from Bhayangkara in 2022. He is considered to be one of the biggest Indonesian talents in recent years. He made his first-team debut on 4 April 2023 in the 1 Liga game against Persib Bandung – at the age of 15 years, 7 months, and 2 days he became the youngest player in Indonesian league history. Arkhan is also a regular youth international and despite his very young age, he already made his debut for the Indonesian U-20 national team.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


Country-scale star with top European league ambition.





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