Leke James

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Leke James
Personal information
Full name Leke Samson James
Date of birth (1992-11-01) 1 November 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Kaduna, Nigeria
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Molde
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2011 Bridge Boys ? (?)
2012–2015 Aalesund 90 (37)
2016–2017 Beijing Enterprises 26 (13)
2018– Molde 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 April 2018

Leke James (born 1 November 1992) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Molde FK in Eliteserien.

Club career[edit]

He started out his career in his native homeland playing for Bridge Boys, before he transferred to Aalesund on 6 January 2012.[1]

An injury obtained during pre-season hindered his path into the first team and he did not get back into full training until the start of July. On 26 July 2012 he made his first appearance for Aalesund coming on as a substitute at the start of the second half of the game versus Tirana in Europe League scoring twice in Aalesund's 5-0-win. On 29 July 2012 he made his debut in Tippeligaen and also started his first match, against Stabæk.

Between 2016 and 2017 he played for chinese club Beijing Enterprises in China League One.

On 30 April 2018, Molde FK announced the signing of James on a three-year contract.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 16 March 2017[3][4]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Aalesund 2012 Tippeligaen 12 4 0 0 3 2 15 6
2013 26 10 2 3 28 13
2014 23 10 3 1 26 11
2015 29 13 3 2 32 15
Total 90 37 8 6 3 2 101 45
Beijing Enterprises 2016 China League One 24 13 1 0 25 13
2017 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 26 13 1 0 27 13
Molde 2018 Eliteserien 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 116 50 9 6 3 2 128 58

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ny spiss klar for AaFK". smp.no (in Norwegian). A-pressen. 
  2. ^ "LEKE JAMES ER MOLDE-SPILLER". moldefk.no (in Norwegian). Molde FK. 30 April 2018. Retrieved 30 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "Leke James". nifs.no (in Norwegian). A-pressen. 
  4. ^ 莱克 at sodasoccer.com 2016-11-01 (in Chinese)

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