Biography of Dele Adeleye and Net worth

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Here is what you should know about a one time Shooting Stars FC, Tavria and Nigerian player, Dele Adeleye career, origin, family and net worth.

Biography of Dele Adeleye and Net worth

About Dele Adeleye

Ayodele “Dele” Adeleye during his active football days played as a defender for the Nigerian team and he last played before retirement for FC SKA-Khabarovsk in the Russian Premier League as a centre-back.

He was born on the 25th day of December in 1988 in Lagos.

Profile Information

Full name: Ayodele Adeleye

Date of birth: 25 December 1988

Place of birth: Lagos, Nigeria

Height: 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)

Playing position: Defender



Adeleye is known as a live wire shot blocker, He plays as a centre-back and made his first professional football appearance for Shooting Stars FC squad before joining Sparta Rotterdam.

Adeleye played between 2005 and 2006 for the Nigerian club, Shooting Stars. He after proceeded to Sparta Rotterdam in 2007 and made 72 match appearances with 3 goals. 2010–2011 season, he spent with Metalurh Donetsk and made 26 appearance with the same goal he scored in his former club.

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He later signed for Tavriya Simferopol made 20 appearance with a goal as he stayed from 2011 to 2013 before moving to Kuban Krasnodar. He played the 2013–2014 season for Anzhi Makhachkala making 9 appearance.

Adeleye moved in 2014 to Ergotelis appearing 8 times for the team. 2014–2015 was with OFI Crete making 14 games before Aktobe move in 2015 where hre scored a goal there in 29 matches.

He last moved to SKA-Khabarovsk in 2014 not making not more than two games there. Adeyele in past had been linked to English Premier League clubs Everton, West Ham United and Blackburn Rovers.

After Sparta’s relegation Adeleye went to FC Metalurh Donetsk on a free transfer in June 2010. Tavria officially announced the signing of Dele Adeleye on 3rd September, 2019 through a statement on their official website.

Dele Adeleye, was in the Nigeria squad for two fascinating games against Madagascar on Sunday, came from Donetsk Metallurg, where he scored three goals in 26 appearances from central defense.

In August 2013, Adeleye signed for Anzhi Makhachkala. In January 2014 Adeleye moved to Greek side Ergotelis on a Five-month contract, with the option of another year. In February 2015, Adeleye signed a two- year-contract with Kazakhstan Premier League side FC Aktobe. Following the conclusion of the 2015 season, Adeleye was transfer listed by Aktobe.

Dele Adeleye joined the Russian club FC SKA-Khabarovsk in 2016 to take his club career to the house.

International career

A natural flair plamaker, more bleesed in height, he is of enormous quality as a central defender, Adeleye played 3 matches for the Nigeria U-20 at the 2005 FIFA Youth World Cup that took place in 2005 and he caught the eye of Sparta when he displayed his potentials in the Netherlands.

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He made his first senior appearance for his country in a friendly against Ireland on 29 May 2009.

Dele Adeleye Net worth

As most of his incomes and earnings comes from salaries, we could not have a information about the exact salaries he is or was receiving but we know the back-line man should be having a net worth around $100,000-$1M as estimated by some sources.

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