Yusuf Kabadayi


Three wins and one draw for S04 players on international duty

Five Royal Blues were in action or their country on Friday (22nd March): Darko Churlinov (North Macedonia), Blendi Idrizi (Kosovo), Keke Topp and Yusuf Kabadayi (both Germany U20) and Ibrahima Cissé (Mali U23). These games resulted in three wins and one draw. Here is a summary of the five players’ matches.


Five Royal Blues called up for first international break of 2024

The first international break of 2024 starts this week. Two Schalke players – Darko Churlinov and Blendi Idrizi – have been included in their countries’ senior squads. Ibrahima Cissé has been called up for Mali U23s, who are preparing for the Olympic Games, while Yusuf Kabadayi and Keke Topp are in the Germany U20 squad.


Yusuf Kabadayi: It was a complete team performance

Yusuf Kabadayi’s experience of the home win against FC St. Pauli went beyond the full-time whistle on Friday (1/3). The attacker, who scored a brace in the 3-1 win against the league leaders, was one of the players selected for a doping test. However, the Germany U20 international also overcame this hurdle after a short while. He used the waiting time to review the special evening again.


Yusuf Kabadayi: You waste energy when you’re in a bad mood

After recovering from a muscle strain, Yusuf Kabadayi has not only returned to team training but also came off the bench in the closing stages of the game against Hamburger SV last Saturday (20/1). The Germany U20 international spoke to schalke04.de about his return, his first six months at Schalke, a little battle with Bryan Lasme and his targets for the second half of the season.


Dominick Drexler and Yusuf Kabadayi ruled out for the rest of 2023

FC Schalke 04 will be without Dominick Drexler and Yusuf Kabadayi for the remaining three games in 2023.


Yusuf Kabadayi in action as international break draws to a close

The Germany U20s had mixed fortunes in their last two fixtures of the year, beating Romania 1-0 on Friday before falling to a 3-2 defeat against England on Monday. Both games were decided by last-minute winners.


Yusuf Kabadayi to face England and Romania U20s

Yusuf Kabadayi is on international duty with the Germany U20s, after being called up to the 23-man squad by coach Hannes Wolf for the last international fixtures of the year.


Germany U20s: Keke Topp scores on his debut

Keke Topp and Yusuf Kabadayi, both selected for the Germany U20 side, celebrated a 2-1 win against hosts Portugal. Both players impressed with their performances.


Yusuf Kabadayi and Keke Topp receive U20s international call-ups

Schalke boys Yusuf Kabadayi and Keke Topp have been called-up to play for Hannes Wolf’s Germany U20 side in friendly fixtures over the upcoming international break in October.


Yusuf Kabadayi in starting XI for Germany U20s in 1-1 draw in Poland

With Yusuf Kabadayi starting, the Germany U20 side drew 1-1 with Poland on Monday (11/9). It was the 19-year-old’s second appearance for the national side at this level. He completed the full 90 minutes. Previously, the winger had come on in the second half of the 1-1 against Italy.


Yusuf Kabadayi makes his debut for Germany U20s

Yusuf Kabadayi made his first appearance for the Germany U20 side on Thursday (07/09). The attacker came on in the 71st minute of their friendly against Italy, which ended in a 1-1 draw. The 19-year-old almost bagged an injury-time winner following a corner at the Stadion auf dem Wurfplatz in Berlin, but Italian goalkeeper Lorenzo Palmisani was equal to his effort from 18 yards out.


Yusuf Kabadayi selected for Germany U20 squad

Yusuf Kabadayi will be away on German national team duty during the first international break of the season after the wide player was selected for Germany U20s’ upcoming international friendlies by Hannes Wolf.