Siddhesh Joshi (Editor)

Ekundayo Jayeoba

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Full name  Ekundayo Jaiyeoba
2001–2005  Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Current team  FC Strumska Slava
2000–2001  Velbazhd Kyustendil
Height  1.82 m

Years  Team
Role  Football player
Place of birth  Lagos, Nigeria
Name  Ekundayo Jayeoba
Playing position  Forward
Ekundayo Jayeoba sim02incom254779148ebb7a72596341546ef1a265afmjpg
Date of birth  (1980-04-04) 4 April 1980 (age 35)

Ekundayo Jaiyeoba (born 4 April 1980) is a Nigerian football player who currently plays for Strumska slava in Bulgaria.



Ekundayo is a striker but has spent most of last season recovering from a serious injury that he suffered in late fall of 2004. He joined Levski in 2004 after spending a couple of seasons at Lokomotiv Plovdiv. "Dayo", as fans call him, is a prolific striker and is among the best young attackers in the Bulgarian football championship.

Bulgarian "A" Group

2003-04: Helped Lokomotiv Plovdiv win the Bulgarian APFG League championship with nine goals in 26 appearances.

2004: Featured for Lokomotiv Plovdiv in their UEFA Champions League second round qualifier, as they got eliminated by Belgian side Club Brugge.

2004-05: Started the season with Lokomotiv Plovdiv but later joined another Premier League club Levski Sofia. Signed a three-and-a-half year contract for €150,000. Teamed up with fellow Nigerian Richard Eromoigbe.

2005-06: Sidelined for six months after suffering an Achilles tendon injury in a UEFA Cup first round qualifying game against Slovenian club NK Publikum.

2006-07: Helped Levski Sofia to join at UEFA Champions League Group stage.

2007-08: He started the season with Levski Sofia but on 31 January 2008 шhe agreement for the transfer of the Nigerian PFC Levski player to the Israeli Maccabi Herzliya has been finalized at the very end of the winter transfer period. The footballer will be playing on loan until the end of the season but there is also an option for the Israeli club to buy his transfer rights.

2008: After playing on loan at Maccabi Herzilya, Levski sold him to Chernomorets in the Bulgarian League. He returns to familiar terrain where he made his mark wearing the colours of Lokomotiv Plovdiv and Levski Sofia.

2009: After several months in Burgas, he is loaned by Vihren Sandanski and later bought.

2010: In June his contract with Vihren expired and he left gladiators to join ambitious Etar 1924.


Ekundayo Jayeoba Wikipedia

Similar Topics
Anari No1