Kehinde Fatai

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Kehinde Fatai
Personal information
Full name Kehinde Abdul Feyi Fatai
Date of birth (1990-02-19) February 19, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Abuja, Nigeria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Astra Giurgiu
Number 21
Youth career
0000–2007 JUTH
2007–2008 Farul Constanța
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Farul Constanța II 20 (11)
2008–2010 Farul Constanța 46 (7)
2010– Astra Giurgiu 93 (34)
2013–2014 Club Brugge (loan) 8 (1)
National team
2009 Nigeria U–20 3 (1)
2011–2012 Nigeria U–23 7 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 June 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 March 2013

Kehinde Abdul Feyi Fatai (February 19, 1990 in Abuja),[1] commonly known as Kehinde Fatai, is a Nigerian professional football player who plays in the Liga I for Astra Giurgiu, as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Early career & Romanian Liga I[edit]

Fatai was in Nigeria with the Anwar-ul-Islam College[2] and played for JUTH F.C..[3] He left in July 2007 to Europe.[4] He then played in the third league of Romania for the reserve team of FC Farul Constanța and scored 11 goals in 20 games. After this successful season Fatai was on 1 July 2008 promoted to the senior team.[5] On 16 June 2010, he signed with Liga I club Astra Giurgiu on a free transfer, after his contract with Farul Constanța ended.[6]

Club Brugge[edit]

On 1 September 2013, Belgian club Club Brugge confirmed Fatai was signed on a season long loan from Astra, with an option to buy.[7] On 22 September 2013, he came on for his debut as an 80th-minute substitute and needed only seven minutes to break the deadlock with a shot in Club Brugge's 4-0 win over fierce rivals Anderlecht.[8]

International career[edit]

Fatai was called up to the Nigeria U-23 team in 2011, for a friendly against Costa Rica and in 4 June in a qualifying match for the 2012 Summer Olympics against Tanzania.[9]


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