Swedish wonderkid Ssewankambo scores first ever Chelsea u-21 goal

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Isak Ssewankambo - Remember the name...

The extravagantly named Isak Ssewankambo had a game to remember at the weekend, notching his first ever goal for Chelsea's under-21 side.

Ssewankambo has just turned 18-years-old, but is already making an impression in Chelsea's academy, the match against Middlesbrough was his ninth for the under-21s this season.

He came off the bench in at half-time for Ruben Loftus-Cheek to slot home the winner after a one-two with John Swift.

Ssewankambo is a central midfielder, who represents Sweden at international youth level, also eligible to play for Uganda.

Born in Sweden, he took part in the FIFA under-17 World Cup last year for his country, where they were knocked out in the semi-finals by a Nigeria side whose squad contained another Chelsea youngster, Habib Makanjuolo.

He has a contract at Chelsea until 2015, and has made four appearances in the UEFA Youth League this season, providing two assists.

Ssewankambo's last goal came in an under-17 friendly last season against England, a 2-0 win against a side which contained Izzy Brown, then of West Brom but now at Chelsea.

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