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Mukwelle Akale

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Mukwelle Akale
Personal information
Full name Mukwelle Madzey Akale
Date of birth (1997-01-18) January 18, 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Winger
Club information
Current team
Pafos
Number 95
Youth career
0000–2014 Minnesota Thunder
2014–2016 Villarreal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Villarreal C 60 (8)
2018–2020 Villarreal B 38 (4)
2020– Pafos 6 (0)
National team
2012–2013 United States U17 9 (2)
2013–2014 United States U18 7 (0)
2015–2016 United States U20 5 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:39, 7 June 2021 (UTC)

Mukwelle Madzey Akale (born January 18, 1997) is an American professional footballer who plays as a winger for Cypriot club Pafos FC.

Club career

Akale joined the academy of Spanish side Villarreal after impressing playing for United States U18s in a youth tournament in the Canary Islands.[1] In August 2020, Akale, alongside his younger brother, moved to Cypriot First Division side Pafos.[2] On September 12, 2020, he made his professional debut for Pafos, as a half-time substitute in a 2–1 loss to Apollon Limassol.[3]

International career

Akale was born in the United States, and is of Cameroonian descent through his father.[4] Akale has represented the United States at under-17, under-18 and under-20 level.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Minnesotan Mukwelle Akale, Feeling at Home at Villarreal CF – Part I". fiftyfive.one. March 19, 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Mukwelle, Masango Akale join Cypriot side Pafos FC". sbisoccer.com. August 24, 2020. Retrieved December 15, 2020.
  3. ^ "APOLLON VS. PAFOS 1 - 0". uk.soccerway.com. September 12, 2020. Retrieved December 15, 2020.
  4. ^ CF, Villarreal (May 3, 2019). "Q&A: Getting to know Mukwelle Akale". Medium.
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