Akolo training with VfB Stuttgart in 2017
|Full name||Chadrac Akolo Ababa|
|Date of birth||1 April 1995|
|Place of birth||Kinshasa, Zaire|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 7+1⁄2 in)|
(on loan from Amiens)
|2016||→ Neuchâtel Xamax (loan)||16||(9)|
|2021–||→ Paderborn (loan)||0||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:53, 2 February 2021 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:02, 2 February 2021 (UTC)
Chadrac Akolo (born 1 April 1995) is a Congolese professional footballer, who plays as midfielder for 2. Bundesliga club Paderborn, on loan from Ligue 2 club Amiens.
Born in the DR Congo, Akolo left the country with his family due to the political upheaval there and journeyed across the Mediterranean, arriving in Switzerland at age 14. It was there he caught the eye of FC Sion of the Swiss Super League.
On 1 February 2016, Kinshasa-born Akolo joined Neuchâtel Xamax on loan until the end of the 2015–16 season.
On 9 July 2017, Akolo signed a four-year-deal with VfB Stuttgart.
In July 2019, he moved to Amiens SC.
He joined SC Paderborn on loan until the end of the season in February 2021.
Akolo made his debut for the DR Congo national football team in a 2–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification tie with Tunisia on 5 September 2017.
|1||13 October 2019||Stade de la Licorne, Amiens, France||Ivory Coast||1–2||1–3||Friendly|