Biography Of Ranti Martins (Footballer)

Biography Intro:Ranti Martins was a professional Nigerian footballer who last played as a forward for University of Ado Ekiti, a non professional side.

NAME: Ranti Martins Soleye

DATE OF BIRTH:5 September 1986

PLACE OF BIRTH: Martins as a teenager went to Anwar-L-Islam College in Agege, Lagos where he played for the football club in the Principal Cup and the Shell Cup.[4] He then moved to Ghana where he joined Asante Kotoko Football Academy.

He stayed at the Academy till 2004 before moving to King Faisal Babes in the Ghana Premier League.

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Oladipupo started his European career with Italian side A.C. Reggiana 1919 before quickly attracting the attention of Inter Milan whom he signed for in 2001.

Unlike his brother, Oladipupo did not thrive at Inter and was released at the end of the 2001–02 season. He returned to Nigeria but soon found himself heading back to Europe, this time for a trial with Serbian side FK Partizan.

His hard work was rewarded and in 2002 he signed a professional contract. His opportunities at Partizan were limited and most of his opportunities to play ended up being for the satellite FK Teleoptik.

In 2004, he was released from his contract and returned to Nigeria again, this time for an extended period before he finally signing for Austrian side Innsbrucker AC in time for the 2007–08 season after a trial period and joined University of Ado Ekiti in February 2009.

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