Biography of Tunde Adeniji and Net worth

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Here is what you should know about the former Nigerian, Sunshine Stars and Al-Nasr SC live-wire player.

Biography of Tunde Adeniji and Net worth

About Tunde Adeniji

Tunde Adeniji is a soccer player born in Akure on the 17th day of September in1995. He is a professional footballer with lots of skills as he consequently got the nickname ‘the Tiger’ and plays as a forward for Kuwait Premier League club Al- Nasr SC.

Profile Information

Full name: Babatunde Temitope Adeniji

Date of birth: 17 September 1995
Place of birth: Akure, Nigeria

Height: 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Playing position: Forward

Current club: Debrecen

Career

Tunde started his football career at a tender age with Sunshine Stars as he was scouted by officials of the Ondo State Football Agency while playing on the dusty fields of Okitipupa.
He was signed to the Agency’s developmental side, Rising Stars Academy where he played for two seasons and helped his side to acquire promotion for the Premier League as he emerged as the top scorer of the team. He featured in 16 games and scored 7 goals.

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After playing for Rising Stars, he transferred to Sunshine Stars within the same state which was after his exceptional performance that led to his promotion to the Ondo club at the start of the 2013–14 season.

The task that was given to Adeniji was to be a seconder to the club’s main striker, Dele Olorundare in his debut season in the top flight but he exceeded all expectations and scored thirteen 13 league goals to emerge as the club’s top scorer at the end of the season.

The foward’s best season was the 2014–15 season. It was a better one for the young striker as he became a better all round player scoring and creating chances for his teammates. Though he missed out on the golden boot award by just a goal, he ended the season with sixteen (16) goals and 7 assists with just one of his goals coming from the penalty spot.

The forward moved to find a new challenge in Europe on 17 February 2016, after long negotiations it was accepted and he signed a 3-year contract with Bulgarian side Levski Sofia at a reported transfer fee of €180,000.
His first goal for the club came in a game against Lokomotiv Plovdiv on 7 August 2016.

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On 21 January 2018, Adeniji signed for FC Atyrau. Adeniji took the trip to Kuwait and signed with Al-Nasr SC on 31 January 2019 until June 2020 which is his current club.

International career

Adeniji was called by the coach to play for the Nigeria U20 team in 2014 which he accepted and played few games and scored goals.
The following year he received his first call-up for the senior team.

Honours

  • A Group Runner-up: 2015-2016
  • First League Player of the Month: August 2016

Tunde Adeniji Net worth

As most of his earnings comes from being a football player, with his performances on the pitch, he is earning a good salary. Adeniji estimated earning as by a source is at $300,000.

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