Full name: Geovany Tcherno Quenda
Date of birth: 30/04/2007 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Guinea-Bissau
Youth career: Damaiense, SL Benfica, Sporting CP (since 2019)
Current club: Sporting CP
Squad number: —
Current national team: Portugal U-17
Position: winger, second striker
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: 2023 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/0)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Moussa Diaby
– ball control
– off-the-ball movement
– more composure and extensive passing skills in the final third
– defensive contribution
Style of play:
– inside forward
– player with a good body mass ratio who can develop very well physically in the coming years
– excellent agility, body balance, changes of pace, and coordination
– likes to dribble
– likes to cut inside and enter the penalty area whenever possible
– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace
– mobile attacker who likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space
– very good close control, footwork, and dribbling skills in small spaces
– spectacular player, who’s able to make a difference with his dribbling skills at any time
– player with a ‘quick feet’ who’s extremely explosive over the first meters
– counter-attacking weapon thanks to his pace and acceleration
– skillful and confident when dribbling at top speed
– good ability at first touch/high speed in 1-2 combinations style of play
– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low centre of gravity, strength, and excellent close control
– competent indirect set-piece taker with decent crossing skills
– rather avoids using it but he’s able to cross and shoot with his weaker right foot quite comfortably
Quenda loses his marker with a quick feint and scores from a tight angle.
Quenda cuts inside at top speed and attempts a dangerous shot on target.
Quenda dribbles past his opponent with extreme ease and gets fouled in the penalty area.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Right winger in 4-3-3.
Portuguese U-14 Championship 2021/2022 winner-up with Sporting CP.
League summary (as for 22 September 2023):
No senior team appearances yet.
Geovany Quenda joined the Sporting CP youth academy from local rivals Benfica in 2019. He is considered to be one of the most talented wingers of his generation in Europe. In May 2023, he was the youngest member of the Portuguese national team at the UEFA European Under-17 Championship.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.