Oladapo Olufemi

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Oladapo Olufemi
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Personal information
Full name Oladapo Olufemi Oluyi
Date of birth (1988-11-05) 5 November 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Nigeria
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Central or defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Enyimba FC
Youth career
0000–2006 Plateau United F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 RSC Anderlecht 1 (0)
2007–2008 Boavista F.C. 4 (0)
2009–2012 IK Start 49 (1)
2013 Shooting Stars
2013– Bayelsa United
National team
2007 Nigeria U-20 5 (0)
2008– Nigeria 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 May 2013 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 October 2013

Oladapo Olufemi Oluyi (born 5 November 1988) is a Nigerian footballer. He is currently plays for Nigeria Premier League team Enyimba FC. He plays as a central or defensive midfielder.

Career[edit]

Olufemi played in Europe for R.S.C. Anderlecht. In July 2007 he moved from the Brussels-based club to Portuguese club Boavista F.C.;[1] He later left and was a free agent. During summer 2009 he went on trial;[2] at IK Start, a Norwegian top-division club, where Solomon Owello is plying his trade. He impressed and was signed on a three and a half year contract.[3] He signed with Shooting Stars in May 2013,[4] and in December 2013, moved to league rivals Bayelsa United.[5]

International career[edit]

Olufemi represented Nigeria at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada and won a silver medal in the football event at the Summer Olympics in Beijing, however he did not appear in the tournament.[6]

He earned his first cap for Nigeria in a friendly match against Sudan on 9 January 2008.

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2009 Start Tippeligaen 9 0 0 0 9 0
2010 18 0 3 0 21 0
2011 7 1 2 0 9 1
2012 Adeccoligaen 15 0 3 0 18 0
Career Total 49 1 8 0 57 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Okeleji, Oluwashina (2007-08-09). "BBC SPORT | Football | African | Nigeria's Oladapo joins Boavista". BBC News. Retrieved 2016-02-22. 
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20090708083227/http://fotball.fvn.no/eliteserien/article144215.ece. Archived from the original on 8 July 2009. Retrieved 7 July 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20100924131941/http://ikstart.no/default.aspx?m=3. Archived from the original on 24 September 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20131101021038/http://www.mtnfootball.com/africa/nigeria/premier-league/news/2013/may/02-euro-pro-olufemi-joins-3sc.html. Archived from the original on 1 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Bayelsa bank on new signings to hit Africa by storm". Goal.com. 2013-12-19. Retrieved 2016-02-22. 
  6. ^ Oladapo OlufemiFIFA competition record