Biography Of Oladimeji Lawal (Footballer)

Biography Intro: is a former Nigerian footballer who played as a midfielder for clubs in Nigeria, Spain and Belgium. He is a FIFA-licensed players’ agent.

NAME: Mohammed Oladimeji Lawal

DATE OF BIRTH:24 July 1971

PLACE OF BIRTH: Ifo, Nigeria

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Lawal moved started his footballing career with Femo Scorpion Football club of Eruwa alongside the likes of Mutiu Adepoju and moved to Spain at age 18 and signed with Real Madrid, and would spend two seasons with the B team, one in the Segunda División and one in Segunda División B. He was never promoted to the main squad, and returned to Nigeria to play for Shooting Stars F.C..

In 1993, Lawal joined Belgian Second Division side K.V. Kortrijk for one season. He played in the South African Premier Soccer League with Hellenic FC during 1994.

Lawal played for Nigeria in the 1987 FIFA U-16 World Championship in Canada and the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship in Saudi Arabia.

Lawal made several appearances for the senior Nigeria national football team. He scored on his debut, an 1992 African Nations Cup qualifier against Togo in 1990.


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