Yinka Adedeji

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Yinka Adedeji
Personal information
Full name Michael Adeyinka Adedeji
Date of birth (1985-03-24) March 24, 1985 (age 32)[1]
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Shooting Stars F.C. [1]
Number 23
Youth career
Pepsi Football Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 GIF Sundsvall 1 (0)
2006–2008 Shooting Stars F.C. 37
2008– Sunshine Stars F.C. 32
2010 Pyunik Yerevan (loan) 13 (0)
2013 Sharks F.C. (loan) 14 (0)
2016 Shooting Stars F.C. (loan)
National team
2005 Nigeria U-20 7 (1)
2008 Nigeria U-23 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Michael Adeyinka Adedeji (born March 24, 1985 in Lagos) is a Nigerian international footballer. He currently plays for Shooting Stars F.C. In 2010, he went on loan to Pyunik F.C. in Yerevan and played in the 2010 Champions League qualifiers against the Serbian champions FK Partizan Belgrade. Presently, Adedeji is an important player in the Shooting Stars F.C. having a great season but only as a loan player.

International career[edit]

Adedeji was on the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship runners-up.[2][3] He also played for the Nigerian B team in the 2011 WAFU Nations Cup.


  1. ^ 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics – Yinka ADEDEJI Profile & Bio
  2. ^ FIFA Fédération Internationale de Football Association
  3. ^ Yinka AdedejiFIFA competition record