Ortega Deniran

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Ortega Deniran
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Personal information
Full name Ortega Deniran
Date of birth (1986-05-28) 28 May 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Warri, Nigeria
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Edinburgh City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 CD Suchitepéquez 28 (9)
2006 Chongqing Lifan 13 (1)
2007 Spartak Varna 10 (2)
2007–2011 Slavia Sofia 32 (12)
2009 Levski Sofia (loan) 7 (3)
2010 FC Banants (loan) 20 (7)
2012–2013 Dolphins
2013– Edinburgh City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 May 2012.

Ortega Deniran (born 28 May 1986) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a striker for Edinburgh City in the Scottish League Two.

Career[edit]

Between 2004 and 2005, he was in Guatemala and played in the local team CD Suchitepéquez.[1] In Apertura 2004–05 season he played in 11 matches and scored 4 goals.[2][3][4][5] In Clausura 2004–05 season he played in 17 matches and scored 5 goals.[6][7][8][9]

In June 2006, Deniran signed for Chongqing Lifan. He joined Spartak in February 2007 on a free transfer. After six months in Spartak, he signed with Slavia Sofia in July 2007. On 23 July 2009 he joined Levski Sofia on loan. Deniran scored his first two goals for Levski on 8 August 2009 against Botev Plovdiv. The result of the match was 5:0 with a home win for Levski. In 2010, he moved to Armenian side FC Banants. In 2011, he returned to Slavia, but shortly he was removed from the training camp by Emil Velev for lack of discipline.[10]

After leaving Slavia he returned to Nigeria to play for Dolphins in 2012, although he has since moved to Scotland in 2013 and is currently playing for Edinburgh City whom he has recently gained promotion with into the Scottish League Two after spending three seasons with them, two of which were in the newly formed fifth tier of Scottish football.

Honours[edit]

With CD Suchitepéquez.

With Levski Sofia.

With FC Banants.

With Edinburgh City

References[edit]

  1. ^ Corado, José (18 October 2004). "Xelajú, imbatible" (in Spanish). El Periodico de Guatemala. 
  2. ^ "Partidos jugados". guatefutbol.com. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Partidos jugados". guatefutbol.com. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Goleadores". guatefutbol.com. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Goleadores". guatefutbol.com. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Partidos jugados". guatefutbol.com. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Partidos jugados". guatefutbol.com. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Goleadores". guatefutbol.com. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  9. ^ "Goleadores". guatefutbol.com. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "Ортега изгонен от Славия". sportni.bg. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 

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