Date of birth: 04/07/2007 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Sween
Youth career: Brommapojkarna, AIK (since 2022)
Current club: AIK
Squad number: 30
Current national team: Sweden U-17
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Tammy Abraham
– off-the-ball movement
– link-up play
– a very complete skillset for a striker of his age but still needs to keep working on polishing his already impressive technical and physical attributes
Style of play:
– modern target man
– tall player with a very good body mass ratio who needs to build more muscles/physical power and can become a real physical phenomenon in the coming years
– in addition to his traditional target man abilities, he also loves to attack face to goal and able to make surging runs into penalty box thanks to his pace, power, and verticality
– very good top speed and agility for a player of his size
– clinical finisher with a wide range of finishing skills with both feet
– 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
– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls
– in addition to his goalscoring ability, he is also a team-player with decent playmaking skills who’s capable of creating chances and assisting goals for teammates
– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his strength, ability to shield the ball, and technique
– above-average footwork and close control in tight spaces for such a large player
– aerial threat in the opposition box
– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot
Kusi-Asare loses his markers thanks to a very good off-the-ball move and scores with a powerful finish.
Kusi-Asare loses his markers with a good turn while playing with back to goal and provides a superb assist with a very smart through ball.
Kusi-Asare loses his marker with a good feint and scores with a superb finish.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre-forward in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 21 October 2023):
Allsvenskan 2023 (ongoing): 3 games/0 goals (AIK)
Jonah Kusi-Asare joined AIK from Brommapojkarna in January 2023. He is the son of the Swedish-Ghanaian former footballer Jones Kusi-Asare. He made his professional debut on 28 August 2023 in the Allsvenskan game against Varbergs, becoming the youngest AIK player ever at the age of 16 years, 1 month and 24 days. Jonah is also a regular youth international for Sweden and currently he’s the key player of the U-17 setup.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.