|Full name||Daniel Okechukwu Olerum|
|Date of birth||13 March 1983|
|Place of birth||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|2001–2004||University of Nigeria|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 December 2013.
In August 2004, Olerum signed with Foolad F.C.. After making only 11 appearances and scoring no goals for Foolad FC in the IPL 2005/06 season, he decided to go to F.C. Aboomoslem, another Premier League side where he would go on to enjoy great success. He has managed to win the best IPL 2006/07 forward award after having scored 17 goals for Aboomoslem, But in the next two season with Aboomoslem he only 9 goals together and could perform as well as before. He moved to Teraktor Sazi in 2009 and again had couple of unsuccessful seasons with Traktor Sazi where he didn't even score one goal. Finally in the middle of the 2010–2011 season he moved to Gostaresh Foolad in Azadegan League.
On 22 July 2013, He Joined Al-Wehdat for 70,000 dollars comprehensive provider contract and monthly salaries for one season.
|2012–13||Sloboda Užice||Pro League||6||0||0||0||-||-||6||0|
|Jordan||League||Jordan FA Cup||Asia||Total|
- Iran's Premier Football League:
- Top Goalscorer (2006/07) 17 goals, Aboomoslem, shared with Mehdi Rajabzadeh
- Football Iran News & Events
- Striker of the year (2006/07)
- Foreigner player of the year player (2006/07)
- He is Married to an Iranian Woman.
- In September 2006 Olerum converted to Islam, although he was a devoted Christian beforehand. Along with his new belief, he also stated in Iran that people should refer to him as Erfan, an Islamic name rather than Daniel.
- He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria.
- He can speak English as well as basic Persian.
- On 6 February 2007 he was offered Iranian citizenship.
"All I needed was just a chance to show what I could do, and Iran provided me with that opportunity" – On his move to Iran
"You know the death of my best friend Sam Okoye affected my game a lot, but now I am happy to be in the news for the right reasons, it came against the biggest team in Iran and I am grateful for my teammates' efforts as well. The fact that the three goals came in the space of twenty minutes left everyone stunned."- Talking about his Hat-trick
- BBC Sport Article : Olerum Happy to be in Iran
- The Nigerian Who Became Iranian(IranSportsPress.com)
- Olerum Interview with Vanguard
- Olerum Statistics
- Nigerian sets Iranian League record
- Olerum fires on in Iran
- VIDEO : Olerum's Hat trick
- PersianFootball.com on olerum
|Persian Gulf Cup top scorer