David Datro Fofona was born in December 2002 in the Ivory Coast. Fofana’s first club was Abidjan City,It was there that he began to impress European scouts, with French and Belgium clubs chasing his signature. He recently made his first full senior international start for the Ivory Coast, three years after debuting for a national side featuring exclusively domestic-based players.
The Ivorian, who turned 20 last month, enjoyed a breakthrough 2022 in Norway, showing himself to be a prolific goalscorer and one of European football’s most promising young talents.
Chelsea Football Club finalised the transfer of David Datro Fofana from Norwegian champions Molde in a package deal of £11 Million with the young striker signing a contract until 2029 with an option to extend for a further year.
David Datro Fofona Career
Fofana began his career in the Ivory Coast with Abidjan City, before joining AFAD on loan in 2019. He was heavily scouted by French, Belgian and Norwegian clubs before catching the eye at the Amadou Diallo Football Academy, where he showed himself to be one of the African game’s most promising teenage talents and received attention from several European clubs. On 2nd February 2021, Fofana signed a professional contract with Molde on a free transfer, signing for 4 years. David Datro Fofana emerged as one of the brightest forwards in European football in 2022 and will begin the next phase of his fledgling career in west London after joining Chelsea from recently crowned Norwegian champions Molde.
David Datro Fofona height and weight
1.81m (5 feet 11inches) tall
David Datro Fofona Parents
David Datro Fofana’s Parents, notably his mother, is the most vocal when it comes to matters relating to his career. She, who goes by the name Valerie Datro Mahi, attracted media attention following her son’s £10m transfer to Chelsea.
David Datro Fofona position
Center forward and plays the Number 9
The young player, who kicks with his right foot, is versatile enough to play either the left or right flank in a front-three formation if necessary. He now has a total of 24 goals and 10 assists to his credit, and he has made 65 appearances for Molde, the same club that Erling Haaland played for before moving on to Red Bull Salzburg.
David Datro Fofona Net worth
David Datro Fofona Goal Records and Appearances
24 goals and 65 Appearances
David Datro Fofona Marital status
As of 2022,David Datro Fofona is assumed to be single.