Date of birth: 12/03/2006 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Denmark
Youth career: FC København
Current club: FC København
Squad number: —
Current national team: Denmark U-17
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2022/2023 (1/0), 2023 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/2), Otten Cup 2023
Contract until: 31.12.2025
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Álvaro Morata
– off-the-ball movement
– a very complete skillset for a striker of his age but still needs to keep working on polishing some elements of his game such as first touch and explosivity
– operating with his weaker left foot
Style of play:
– complete forward/target man
– tall player (around 190cm) with very good body mass ratio, physical strength, and natural fitness
– great off-the-ball movement, above-average decision-making, timing, intelligence, composure, and flair in the final third
– powerful and accurate finishing skills
– good pace over longer distances
– in addition to his physical attributes, he’s also technical player, who’s quite elegant on the ball
– 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
– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his strength and ball control
– knows how to use his upper-body strength and shield the ball well to gain advantage
– 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/out of possession
Chiakha controls the ball superbly with his chest and scores with a great volley.
Chiakha loses his marker with a good control and scores with a clinical finish.
Chiakha doesn’t give a chance to his markers and scores with a very good header.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre-forward in 4-3-3.
Danish U-19 Championship 2022 winner with København.
League summary (as for 29 August 2023):
No senior team appearances yet.
Amin Chiakha is considered to be one of the most talented teenagers in Denmark. He is part of a superb generation of FC København U19s which includes, among others Roony Bardghji, Noah Sahsah, Orri Óskarsson, William Clem, Andreas Dithmer, Victor Froholdt, Emil Højlund, Oscar Højlund, Ethan Amundsen-Day, Thomas Jørgensen, Theo Sander, Tamás Szűcs, Galdur Gudmundsson, Alexander Simmelhack, Oscar Buur, and Cornelius Olsson. Amin is also a regular youth international for Denmark – during the 22/23 season, he scored an impressive number of 8 goals in 9 games for the Danish U-17 setup.
“Amin is a classic striker – a real No 9 who has international potential that we must release together in the coming years. He has a physically, tactically and technically strong package with all the necessary skills to become a big name in his position.”
(Sune Smith-Nielsen – FC København development director)
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European league.