Isaac Atanga

Isaac Atanga (born 29 July 2000 in Ghana) is a Ghanaian footballer who plays as a forward for FC Nordsjælland.

Isaac Atanga
Personal information
Full name Isaac Atanga
Date of birth (2000-07-29) 29 July 2000
Place of birth Ghana
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Nordsjælland
Number 35
Youth career
Right to Dream
2018–2019 FC Nordsjælland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– FC Nordsjælland 18 (4)
National team
Ghana U-20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:13, 17 November 2019 (UTC)

Club career

FC Nordsjælland

Atanga was born in Ghana and was a part of the academy at Right to Dream and joined FC Nordsjælland in the summer 2018. Since Right to Dream is a cooperative academy to Nordsjælland, Atanga had already played a friendly game for FC Nordsjælland in February 2018 against FC Roskilde.[1]

He got his FC Nordsjælland debut on 14 April 2019. Atanga started on the bench, before replacing Oliver Antman in the 73rd minute in a 2–1 victory against Esbjerg fB in the Danish Superliga.[2] He played with shirt number 35 on his back. Atanga had had a good season for the U-19 squad before his first team debut, scoring 9 goals in 15 games.[3]

On 14 July 2019, Atanga scored his first professional goal for Nordsjælland in the first game of the season against AC Horsens, a game Nordsjælland won 3-0.[4] He also scored one goal in the following game against FC Midtjylland. On 25 July 2019 the club announced, that they had extended Atanga's contract until 2023.[5]


  2. "NORDSJÆLLAND VS. ESBJERG 1 - 2". 14 April 2019.
  3. Profile at WorldFootball,
  4. HORSENS VS. NORDSJÆLLAND 0 - 3,, 14 July 2019
  5. FC Nordsjælland binder angrebskomet til 2023,, 25 July 2019
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