Here are five things to know about Olorunleke Ojo the goalkeeper who is playing in the Nigerian Professional Football League.
1. He was born in Kabba, Kogi State.
2. Ojo’s previous clubs
Olorunleke Ojo is a known stopper in the Nigerian Professional Football League.
Ojo started his career in the lower tier of football in the country but has become of the best domestic shot-stoppers in the country. He lists Giwa FC and Sunshine Stars as his former clubs.
He moved from NPFL side Sunshine Stars to Abia Warriors in 2020 and has become one of the most important players at the club.
- Ojo and Nigeria
Born in Nigeria, Ojo has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the NPFL during his time at Giwa FC and now at Abia Warriors.
He did featured for the national youth team, Flying Eagles at the 2015 U20 African Cup of Nations in Senegal.
- Style of play
Ojo is a shot-stopper as he has proved time and again in the NPFL which he is regarded among the best on the domestic scene.
In a league that is still developing, Ojo is being acknowledged as one of the best around.
He is the first choice at Abia Warriors ahead of Vincent Edafe and Godsgift Elkanah.
Ojo is a dependable hand to prevent goals from the opposition and draws similarities with former Super Eagles shot-stopper Vincent Enyeama.
With Akwa United, he won the 2017 Federation Cup against Niger Tornadoes. The keeper was the go-to man with his heroics in the penalty shootouts. He was voted as the best Goalkeeper of the tournament.