Olawale Adelusimi

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Olawale Adelusimi
Personal information
Full name Olawale Adelusimi
Date of birth (1983-04-01) April 1, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Ondo City, Nigeria
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2003–2004 Chandler-Gilbert Coyotes
2005–2006 Midwestern State Mustangs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Thunder Bay Chill 24 (0)
2009 Crystal Palace Baltimore 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October 2009.

Olawale Adelusimi (born April 1, 1983) is a Nigerian soccer defender who played for Crystal Palace Baltimore in the USSF Second Division.


College and Amateur[edit]

Adelusimi came from his native Nigeria to the United States in 2002. He played two years of college soccer at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Arizona, where he was twice selected to the All-ACCAC 1st Team, twice selected to the All-West Region I 1st Team[1] and was a 2004 All-American Honorable Mention Selection. He transferred to Midwestern State University in his junior year, and helped them the Southwest Soccer Conference championship.

During his college years he also played with Thunder Bay Chill in the USL Premier Development League, and was part of the Chill squad which won the 2008 PDL championship title.


Adelusimi signed with Crystal Palace Baltimore in 2009,[2] and made his professional debut on May 15, 2009 in a game against Western Mass Pioneers.[3] Crystal Palace Baltimore released him during the 2010 pre-season.[4]


Thunder Bay Chill[edit]

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