|Full name Daylon Kayton Claasen|
Name Daylon Claasen
Height 1.76 m
2002–2006 Ajax Cape Town
Weight 66 kg
|Date of birth (1990-01-28) 28 January 1990 (age 25)|
Place of birth Klerksdorp, South Africa
Current team South Africa national football team (Midfielder)
Daylon claasen highlights 2010 2012
Daylon Claasen (born 28 January 1990) is a South African international footballer who plays professionally for Bidvest Wits, as a winger.
Born in Klerksdorp, Claasen played youth football with Leicester City Klerksdorp and Vasco Da Gama. He has played professionally in South Africa, the Netherlands and Belgium for Ajax Cape Town, Ajax and Lierse.
Claasen was released by Lierse in April 2013, and subsequently went on trial with Premier League club Everton the same month.
Claasen then went on trial with newly promoted Premier League club Hull City in July 2013, initially under the pseudonym of "James Armstrong" for a match against Winterton Rangers, where he scored one goal, before his actual identity was revealed two days later.
On 21 August 2013 he signed a one-year contract with Polish club Lech Poznań.
In June 2014 he signed a contract with German 2. Bundesliga club 1860 Munich. He scored his first goal for 1860 Munich on 8 August 2015 in the first round of the DFB-Pokal against Hoffenheim, when he brought his team to a 1-0 lead in the 51st minute.
Claasen made his international debut for South Africa in 2010.