Waheed Oseni

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Personal information
Full name Waheed Akanni Oseni
Date of birth (1988-01-17) January 17, 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth


Nationality Nigeria /Cyprus
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder / Centre back
Club information
Current team
Al Oruba SC
Youth career
2005–2006 Sunshine Stars
2006–2007 Beitar Jerusalem
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Apollon Limassol 120 (12)
2012–2013 Ethnikos Achna 36 (5)
2013–2014 Al-Taawon 38 (3)
2013–2014 Najran 26 (2)
2015–2016 Dohuk FC 10 (0)
2016-2017 Al-Orouba SC 13 (1)
National team
2009 Nigeria 15 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 10, 2014.

Waheed Akanni Oseni (born January 17, 1988) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a centre back or defensive midfielder for Saudi club Najran.[1]


He started his career in Nigeria, at Sunshine Stars F.C. and in 2006 moved to Beitar Jerusalem F.C.. In January 2008 he transferred to Apollon Limassol, where he signed a contract for an initial of 6 months with an option to extend it for 3 years. Apollon exercised the option and extended his contract until 30 June 2012. He then moved to Saudi Professional League club Al-Taawon.

He is very good on the air,strong and good leader in Defence.He was the captain of Apollon FC Cyprus before moving to Saudi Arabia. His style of play is like Argentina international who plays for Barcelona FC Javier Mascherano.Both players are very good in central defender and defensive midfielder.It gives a coach very good option on formation .Good leader in defence line with strong ability to stop strikers from scoring goals.


  1. ^ "W. Oseni". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved August 15, 2014.