Sam Ayorinde

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Sam Ayorinde
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-10-20) 20 October 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1993 NEPA Lagos
1993–1994 Stade Tunisien
1994–1995 Sturm Graz
1995–1997 Leyton Orient 13 (2)
1997 FF Jaro 20 (4)
1997–1998 Dover Athletic 5 (5)
1998–1999 Bangor City 9 (3)
1999 Stade Tunisien 4 (1)
1999–2000 Hapoel Beit She'an
2000–2001 Assyriska 50 (14)
2001–2002 Stalybridge Celtic 19 (6)
2002–2003 AIK 12 (2)
2003–2004 Shenyang Ginde 15 (3)
2004–2005 Syrianska
2005–2006 Da Nang
2006–2007 Persija Jakarta 13 (1)
2007–2008 Gröndals IK 6 (1)
Total 165 (41)
National team
1998–2003 Nigeria 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Sam Ayorinde (born 20 October 1974) is a Nigerian former footballer who played at both professional and international levels.

A striker, he played professionally for a number clubs throughout Africa, Europe and Asia, and he represented Nigeria at senior international level.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Born in Lagos, Ayorinde played club football in Nigeria, Tunisia, Austria, England, Finland, Wales, Israel, Sweden, China, Vietnam and Indonesia for NEPA Lagos, Stade Tunisien, Sturm Graz, Leyton Orient, FF Jaro, Dover Athletic, Bangor City, Hapoel Beit She'an, Assyriska, Stalybridge Celtic, AIK, Shenyang Ginde, Syrianska, Da Nang, Persija Jakarta and Gröndals IK.[1]

He trialled with English club Yeovil Town in November 2005, scoring in a reserve's match.[2]

International career[edit]

Ayorinde earned two caps for Nigeria between 1998 and 2003.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sam Ayorinde". National Football Teams. Retrieved 8 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Profile". Cider Space. Retrieved 26 June 2013.