Kim Ojo

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Kim Ojo
Personal information
Full name Kim Ojo
Date of birth (1988-12-02) 2 December 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth Warri, Nigeria
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Centre Forward
Club information
Current team
Genk
Number 6
Youth career
Plateau United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Plateau United
2008–2010 Nybergsund-Trysil 77 (38)
2011–2012 Brann 57 (26)
2013– Genk 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 November 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kim Ojo (born 2 December 1988 in Warri) is a Nigerian striker who currently plays as a Centre Forward for the Belgian club KRC Genk.[1]

Career[edit]

Ojo began his career with Plateau United where he was discovered by FIFA agent Marcelo Houseman and in 2008 Atta Aneke took him on trial with Lyn Oslo.[2] In February 2008 signed for Nybergsund[3] and scored 14 goals during his first season there.[4] In December 2009 he trained with TSV 1860 München while on trial there,[5] at that time he had already trained with FC Midtjylland.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2008 Nybergsund Adeccoligaen 26 10 0 0 26 10
2009 26 14 0 0 26 14
2010 25 14 3 0 28 14
2011 Brann Tippeligaen 28 15 7 3 35 18
2012 29 11 5 4 34 15
2012–13 Genk Jupiler Pro League 2 1 0 0 2 1
2013–14 7 0 0 0 7 0
Career Total 143 65 15 7 158 72

International career[edit]

In 2007, Ojo was called up to the Nigeria U-23 team.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Kim Ojo is a Christian.[8]

Honours[edit]

Genk

References[edit]


Kim Ojo is desperate to link up with former team mate Rudolph Austin at Leeds United, as reported on Twitter and in Norwegian press.