Antonio Candela


Antonio Candela (born 27 April 2000) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as defender for Pergolettese in Serie C, on loan from Genoa.[3]

Antonio Candela
Personal information
Full name Antonio Candela[1]
Date of birth (2000-04-27) 27 April 2000 (age 21)
Place of birth La Spezia, Italy
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Right back[2]
Club information
Current team
Pergolettese (on loan from Genoa)
Number 2
Youth career
Spezia
2018– Genoa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 Spezia 0 (0)
2018– Genoa 0 (0)
2019–2020Trapani (loan) 7 (0)
2020Olbia (loan) 6 (0)
2020–Pergolettese (loan) 15 (0)
National team
2016 Italy U16 6 (0)
2016–2017 Italy U17 18 (0)
2017–2019 Italy U19 25 (1)
2019 Italy U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:36, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

Career


On 5 August 2017, Candela made his professional debut with Spezia Calcio against Serie C club Reggiana in the Coppa Italia.

On 31 July 2019, Candela joined Serie B club Trapani on loan until 30 June 2020.[4] On 31 January 2020, he moved on loan to Serie C club Olbia.[5]

On 3 September 2020 he moved on loan to Pergolettese.[6]

Honours


Italy U19
Italy U20

References


  1. "FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019: List of Players: Italy" (PDF). FIFA. 13 June 2019. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 February 2020.
  2. Antonio Candela at WorldFootball.net
  3. Antonio Candela at Soccerway
  4. "UFFICIALE: Genoa, Antonio Candela in prestito al Trapani". Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  5. "Benvenuto a Candela!" (Press release) (in Italian). Olbia. 31 January 2020.
  6. "ANTONIO CANDELA UFFICIALE ALLA PERGOLETTESE" (in Italian). Pergolettese. 3 September 2020.
  7. "Portugal win epic U19 EURO final". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 29 July 2018.
  8. "Mina sparks historic finish for Ecuador". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 14 June 2019.