Date of birth
19-year-old French forward Amadou Ba impressed Manager Phil Brown whilst on trial in pre-season and was rewarded with a professional contract.
Ba has played a part in a number of Blues' pre-season friendlies and got on the scoresheet in a 1-1 draw with Ebbsfleet United.
He also featured against Premier League Brighton & Hove Albion at Roots Hall and the recent 2-0 victory against Cambridge United.
He made his debut for the club coming off the bench in the Carabao Cup defeat to Newport County.
Amadou will wear the number 12 for Southend United.