Oluremi chasing the ball at Mladina Stadion
|Date of birth||June 13, 1985|
|Place of birth||Overland Park, Kansas, United States|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Playing position||Midfielder, Forward|
|Kansas City Attack|
|2003-2004||Saint Louis University|
|2003-2004||Kansas City Brass||12||(11)|
|2006-2007||Kansas City Wizards||4||(0)|
|2012||→ Missouri Comets (loan)||11||(7)|
|United States U20||24||(10)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 February 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
John played high school soccer at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Missouri. John currently holds the Rockhurst single season scoring title with 36 goals and 20 assists. He played also besides his High school career, club soccer for Kansas City Attack. John played college soccer at Saint Louis University, and in the USL Premier Development League for Kansas City Brass.
He was drafted by the Chicago Fire in the second round of the 2005 MLS SuperDraft and Led the team in scoring in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. After a season with the Fire, John was traded to the Wizards for Diego Gutierrez.
In January 2008, John moved to Danish Superliga side Randers, sigining a 1-year contract. On 7 August 2008, Randers announced that John had agreed to personal terms and joined Serbian SuperLiga team FK Čukarički Stankom.
In February 2009 Will signed a contract with MŠK Žilina after agreeing to personal terms with the club. However, his former club Čukarički Stankom withheld his registration papers and he was forced to leave the club. John subsequently joined NK Vinogradar. In his first season with the club he recorded 5 goals and 8 assists in League and Cup games.
In October 2012 John joined Missouri Comets of the Major Indoor Soccer League on loan from Ukrainian First League side Oleksandriya. John scored 7 2-point goals in his 11 appearances for the Comets.
In February 2013 John signed for Azerbaijan Premier League side AZAL on a two-year contract. John became the first American to play and score in the Azerbaijan Premier League. He came on as a substitute for AZAL in their 3-0 victory against Kəpəz on 24 February 2013. John scored his first goal for AZAL on 3 March 2013 in a home victory over Gabala. John's consecutive goal scoring run was abruptly ended by a slight meniscus tear against Khazar Lankaran. The subsequent surgery saw John miss the remainder of the season.
- As of Match played 23 February 2014
US Youth National Teams
John was part of the U-14, U-16 Youth National Teams as well as the U.S. Under-20 team at the 2005 World Youth Championship. As of June 2009 John is eligible for selection by both the Nigerian and US National teams due to the new FIFA Regulations.
- Alumni - College
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