Akande Ajide

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Akande Ajide
Personal information
Full name Olasunkanmi Akande Ajide
Date of birth (1985-12-24) 24 December 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2002 Milan (loan)
2002–2004 A.S. Roma
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 A.S. Roma 1 (0)
2004–2005 Venezia (loan) 8 (0)
2005 Fidelis Andria (loan) 14 (0)
2005–2007 Bellinzona 47 (13)
2007–2009 Locarno 36 (0)
2011–2012 FC Mendrisio 20 (3)
2013–2016 US Versio 25 (19)
Total 151 (35)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Olasunkanmi Akande Ajide (born 24 December 1985) is a Nigerian football midfielder. He last played for FC Locarno.



He started his European career at Reggiana, along with Isah Eliakwu, Obafemi Martins and Adewale Wahab. He was loaned to A.C. Milan Allievi Nazionali team for the 2001–02 season and won 2002 Torneo Città di Arco.[1] He then joined A.S. Roma along with Wahab in summer 2002, signed a 3-year contract. He spent his first two seasons with youth team and Primavera Team, then spent on loan to Italian lower division, for Venezia and Fidelis Andria. He contract was then extended to 2007.


In summer 2005 he left for Swiss side AC Bellinzona on free transfer,[2] located in Italian speaking region Ticino. He scored 6 goals in 1st season. In October 2007 he joined FC Locarno, also at Swiss Challenge League and Ticino.


  1. ^ "Milan squad". Torneo Città di Arco official site (in Italian). Archived from the original on 2011-01-09. Retrieved 3 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Chiusura della campagna trasferimenti:operazioni di mercato perfezionate in data odierna" (in Italian). AS Roma. 2005-08-31. Retrieved 2010-01-22. 

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