Marvin Ogunjimi

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Marvin Ogunjimi
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Personal information
Full name Marvin Ogunjimi
Date of birth (1987-10-12) 12 October 1987 (age 27)[1]
Place of birth Mechelen, Belgium
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Strømsgodset
Number 75
Youth career
1997–1999 Rapid Leest
1999–2001 Roosendaal
2001–2003 Racing Mechelen
2003–2004 Mechelen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2011 Racing Genk 84 (30)
2007–2008 Waalwijk (loan) 27 (10)
2011–2014 Mallorca 7 (0)
2012 Standard Liège (loan) 3 (0)
2013 Beerschot (loan) 10 (1)
2013–2014 Oud-Heverlee Leuven (loan) 18 (0)
2014– Strømsgodset 11 (4)
National team
2004–2005 Belgium U18 2 (0)
2006 Belgium U19 8 (0)
2010–2011 Belgium 7 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 November 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 October 2011

Marvin Ogunjimi (born 12 October 1987 in Mechelen) is a Belgian football forward of Nigerian descent, who currently plays for Strømsgodset in Norwegian Premier League. Until 2011, he played for the Belgian national team and has obtained 7 caps.

Club career[edit]

Ogunjimi made his professional debut with Racing Genk during the 2005–06 season. In 2007, he went on loan, playing for RKC Waalwijk. While with Waalwijk he appeared in 27 games and scored 10 goals. Upon returning to Genk, Ogunjimi became a prominent player for the Belgian side helping the club to the domestic title in the 2010–11 season. In the Summer of 2011 Marvin Ogunjimi was supposed to be transferred last minute to RCD Mallorca but the papers arrived 7 minutes too late at FIFA so the transfer was refused. On 14 November 2011 Mallorca announced his move to their side. On 31 August 2012, he joined Standard Liège on a loan deal. In Mid-February of 2014, Ogunjimi signed for the New England Revolution on trial until the end of the month.

June 6, 2014, Ogunjimi signed for Strømsgodset. The new club reportedly paid a small fee to Mallorca.[2] He got his first match against Steaua in the 2nd round of Champions League qualifications on 16 July 2014. On 2 August the same year, he scored in his home league debut match against Sogndal IL. The game ended 1-1.

International career[edit]

On 8 October 2010, he made his international debut for Belgium against Kazakhstan in Astana, coming on at half-time and scoring twice in a 2–0 victory.

Marvin Ogunjimi: International Goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 October 2010 Astana Arena, Astana, Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2012 qualification
2. 8 October 2010 Astana Arena, Astana, Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan 2–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2012 qualification
3. 12 October 2010 Stade Roi Baudouin, Brussels, Belgium  Austria 3–3 4–4 UEFA Euro 2012 qualification
4. 3 June 2011 Stade Roi Baudouin, Brussels, Belgium  Turkey 1–0 1–1 UEFA Euro 2012 qualification
5. 7 October 2011 Stade Roi Baudouin, Brussels, Belgium  Kazakhstan 4–0 4–1 UEFA Euro 2012 qualification

Career statistics[edit]

As of 14 December 2014[3]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Genk 2005–06 8 0 0 0 - - - - 8 0
2006–07 0 0 0 0 - - - - 0 0
Total 8 0 0 0 - - - - 8 0
RKC Waalwijk 2007–08 27 10 0 0 - - - - 27 10
Total 27 10 0 0 - - - - 27 10
Genk 2008–09 17 3 4 2 - - - - 21 5
2009–10 29 12 1 1 - - 1 0 31 13
2010–11 32 15 2 1 - - 4 2 38 18
2011–12 6 0 0 0 - - 5 1 11 1
Total 84 30 7 4 - - 10 3 101 37
Mallorca 2011–12 7 0 1 0 - - - - 8 0
Total 7 0 1 0 - - - - 8 0
Standard Liège 2012–13 3 0 2 0 - - - - 5 0
Total 3 0 2 0 - - - - 5 0
Beerschot 2012–13 10 1 0 0 - - - - 10 1
Total 10 1 0 0 - - - - 10 1
Leuven 2013–14 18 0 0 0 - - - - 18 0
Total 18 0 0 0 - - - - 18 0
Strømsgodset 2014 11 4 0 0 - - 2 0 13 4
Total 11 4 0 0 - - 2 0 13 4
Career total 168 45 10 4 - - 12 3 190 52

Honours and awards[edit]

Racing Genk

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