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Place of birth  Lagos, Nigeria
Name  Daniel Olerum
Playing position  Striker
Role  Football player

2001–2004  University of Nigeria
Height  1.84 m
Years  Team
Weight  83 kg
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Full name  Daniel Okechukwu Olerum
Date of birth  (1983-03-13) 13 March 1983 (age 32)
Current team  Shabab Al-Ordon Club (#33 / Forward)

Daniel "Erfan" Okechukwu Olerum (born 13 March 1983 in Lagos) is a Nigerian football striker playing for Shabab Al-Ordon Club in the Jordan Premier League.


Club career

He started playing in Nigeria, first with Enugu Rangers and then with Shooting Stars SC.

In August 2004, Olerum signed with Foolad F.C.. After making only 11 appearances and scoring no goals for Foolad FC in the IPL 2005/06 season, he decided to go to F.C. Aboomoslem, another Premier League side where he would go on to enjoy great success. He has managed to win the best IPL 2006/07 forward award after having scored 17 goals for Aboomoslem, But in the next two season with Aboomoslem he only 9 goals together and could perform as well as before. He moved to Teraktor Sazi in 2009 and again had couple of unsuccessful seasons with Traktor Sazi where he didn't even score one goal. Finally in the middle of the 2010–2011 season he moved to Gostaresh Foolad in Azadegan League.

On 23 July 2011, He Joined Aboomoslem.

In 2013, he joined Serbian SuperLiga side FK Sloboda Užice.

On 22 July 2013, He Joined Al-Wehdat for 70,000 dollars comprehensive provider contract and monthly salaries for one season.


  • Iran's Premier Football League:
  • Top Goalscorer (2006/07) 17 goals, Aboomoslem, shared with Mehdi Rajabzadeh
  • Football Iran News & Events
  • Striker of the year (2006/07)
  • Foreigner player of the year player (2006/07)
  • Club

    Shabab Al-Ordon
  • Jordan FA Shield: 2016
  • Quotes

    "All I needed was just a chance to show what I could do, and Iran provided me with that opportunity" – On his move to Iran

    "You know the death of my best friend Sam Okoye affected my game a lot, but now I am happy to be in the news for the right reasons, it came against the biggest team in Iran and I am grateful for my teammates' efforts as well. The fact that the three goals came in the space of twenty minutes left everyone stunned."- Talking about his Hat-trick


    Daniel Olerum Wikipedia

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