Mohamed Daramy, 17, the new FC Copenhagen starlet joined from Hvidovre IF as a U-14 player, has been promoted to the first team following a new contract that will keep at the club until 2021. Photo: NORDE ERNST VAN/Ritzau Scanpix)

Hailing from Sierra Leonean parents, born and raised in Denmark, Daramy is a product of FC Copenhagen’s youth system.

During the 2017/18 season, he registered 18 goals in 26 games, making him the fifth most scoring player in that season in the U-17 league.

Daramy has started twice on the bench for the Copenhagen first team this season in victories over Odense BK and Aarhus respectively.

In May this year, the youngster was awarded the ‘KB Memorial Cup for his excellent performances.

The club confirmed that the trophy awarded every year to the KB talent of the year. Former recipients include Morten Falch, Claus Nielsen, Hjalte Nørregaard, William Kvist, Thomas Delaney, Andreas Cornelius and most recently Jonas Wind.

He got the first-team debut for FCK in the trophy match against Viby in September, when he became the club’s youngest goalscorer at the age of 16 and 263 days.

Fact file: Name: Mohamed Daramy
Born: January 7, 2002
Nationality: Sierra Leone
Position: Attacker
Number: 40

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