Segun Atere

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Segun Atere
Personal information
Full name Oluwasegun Atere
Date of birth (1985-11-02) 2 November 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Ibadan, Nigeria
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder & striker
Club information
Current team
Giwa FC
Youth career
Shooting Stars F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–?? Shooting Stars F.C.
El-Kanemi Warriors
2003–2005 K.A.A. Gent
2005–2007 K.F.C. Evergem-Center
2007–2013 Kwara United F.C.
2014– Giwa FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 4, 2014.

Oluwasegun Atere (born November 2, 1985) is a Nigerian football midfielder currently playing for Giwa FC.


He began his career with hometown Shooting Stars's feeder team in 2000 before joining the main team. In July 2003 he joined Jupiler League side K.A.A. Gent in a two-year deal. In January 2005, he moved to Belgian lower league team K.F.C. Evergem-Center on loan.[1] He played 2 years and 6 months with the team before moving back to his home country and signing with Kwara United F.C. He signed with NPFL debutants Giwa FC in 2014.[2]

International career[edit]

Atere played on the Golden Eaglets squad that won the African U-17 Championship gold medal in Seychelles in 2001. He was also on the national U-20 in 2002 while he was in El-Kanemi and was on the runner-up U-23 team at the 2003 All Africa games hosted by Nigeria.