Olakunle Olusegun

Olakunle Olusegun

 

Country: Nigeria

Date of birth: 23/04/2002 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Nigeria

Height: —

Youth career: ABS FC, Fremad FC (since 2019)

Current club: Fremad FC 

Squad number: —

Current national team: Nigeria U-17

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations (5/1), 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup (4/1)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Marco Reus

 

Strengths:

– pace and acceleration Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– off the ball movement Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– finishing Untitled

– flair Untitled

– creativity Untitled

– versatility Untitled

– first touch Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

No significant weaknesses.

 

Style of play:

– auxiliary striker

– well-rounded attacking player, capable of playing out wide, through the middle or as a striker

– creative player with great technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

– can create a great striking partnership when paired with a tall centre-forward

– superb coordination, agility, and balance

– likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space

– likes to dribble

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

possesses very impressive mid-range and long-range shooting skills

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/under pressure

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low centre of gravity and excellent close control

– efficient in his play and has a natural eye for goal

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and confident of his skills

– good ambidexterity using his left weaker foot

Olusegun loses his marker with a feint and scores with a great left-footed shot.

 

Olusegun makes a great run through the middle and gets fouled.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Second striker in 4-4-2.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 4 May 2020):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Olakunle Olusegun is one of the most talented teenagers in Nigeria. He represented his country at the 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations and 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup with a team with many talented youngsters such as Samson Tijani, Clement Ikenna, Akinkunmi Amoo, Wisdom Ubani, and Ibrahim Said.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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