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Olufela Olomola

  • Olufela Olomola
  • Age19
  • Apps0
  • Contract2018/06/30
  • Height5ft 6in (1.70m)
  • PositionForward

A forward in the early stages of his time with Saints after arriving in February 2015, Olomola joined the club after leaving Arsenal.

Olufela was attracted by Southampton’s reputation for giving deserving youngsters chances in the higher ranks and has also been impressed by the work rate displayed by fellow players in training.

Olomola scored five goals in 26 appearances for the Under-18s during 2014/15 and became captain of the 18s for the following season.

In 2015/16 he scored seven goals for the under-18s in 24 appearances as well as playing his first games for the under-21s. He finished the season with a professional contract.


Further reading: SaintsFC.co.uk