Oluwafemi Ajilore

Ebenezer Oluwafemi Ajilore (born 18 January 1985), also known as Femi, is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.[1]

Femi Ajilore
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Ajilore in October 2007
Personal information
Full name Ebenezer Oluwafemi Ajilore
Date of birth (1985-01-18) 18 January 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 FC Ebedei
2004–2008 FC Midtjylland 76 (5)
2008–2013 Groningen 78 (4)
2011–2012Brøndby IF (loan) 17 (0)
2013–2015 FC Midtjylland 2 (0)
2015–2016 Middelfart G&BK
National team
2008 Nigeria U-23 6[citation needed] (0)
2008–2011 Nigeria 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He also holds a Ghanaian passport.[citation needed]

Femi has often played the role as central defensive midfielder in his clubs.[citation needed]

He played with the Nigerian U-23 national team in the 2008 Beijing and won the silver medal. He made his debut for the Super Eagles against Colombia on 19 November 2008. He was one time the most expensive player in Dutch side FC Groningen's history when they signed him before the 2008 Olympics. He had two spells at FC Midtjylland in the Danish Superliga before playing at Danish 2nd Division side Middelfart G&BK in the 2015–16 season. He retired from football in the summer of 2017 after failing to overcome his injuries.[2]


  1. ^ Zo gaat het nu met de clubloze Oluwafemi Ajilore vice.com
  2. ^ "Van Dijk used to see me as his Role Model – Femi Ajilore". Opera News. Retrieved 8 December 2020.

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