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Oluwafemi Ajayi (born 29 January 1996) commonly known as Junior Ajayi, is a Nigerian professional footballer, who plays as a striker for Al Ahly.[1][2]

Junior Ajayi
Personal information
Full name Oluwafemi Ajayi
Date of birth (1996-01-29) 29 January 1996 (age 23)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Al Ahly
Number 28
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 Shooting Stars
2015–2016 CS Sfaxien 28 (10)
2016– Al Ahly 46 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3:06, 25 February 2018 (UTC+2)

He was selected by Nigeria for their 18-man squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics,[3] after helping them qualifying to Rio with his decisive goals.


Club careerEdit

CS SfaxienEdit

Junior Ajay joined Tunisian Sfaxien club in September 2015, he participated in 28 matches in the Tunisian league with a rate of 2388 minutes, scored 10 goals and made seven goals and was punished twice with the yellow card, wearing the number 11 with Tunisian Sfaxien and the same number with the Nigeria Olympic team.[citation needed]

Al Ahly SCEdit

Al Ahly has officially signed a contract with him during the summer transfer period to be the second player to join the red team from CS Sfaxien after Ali Maâloul, for $2,500,000, he scored four goals in ten matches.


  1. ^ "خبر في الجول - رسميا أجاي أهلاوي". (in Arabic). Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  2. ^ Watch the goal of Junior Ajayi wonderful in the range of Petrojet SC Egyptian league
  3. ^ ESPN (25 July 2016). "2016 Olympics men's football final squad lists for all 16 teams". ESPN. Retrieved 24 August 2019.

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