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Years  Team
Role  Footballer
Name  Teslim Fatusi

1993-1994  ASEC Mimosas
1992-1993  Stationery Stores
Playing position  Midfielder
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Full name  Teslim Babatunde Fatusi
Date of birth  (1977-09-17) 17 September 1977 (age 38)
Place of birth  Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
Olympic medals  Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament
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Teslim Fatusi (born 17 September 1977) is an olympic gold medalist and Nigerian international footballer who played as a winger for Miami Dade FC.


Club career

Born in Surulere, Lagos State, Fatusi began playing youth football with Honey Babes and Ibukun Oluwa. He joined the youth team of Stationery Stores F.C. in 1991, and signed for the senior side in 1992. He moved to Côte d'Ivoire to play for ASEC Mimosas, before embarking on a career in Europe with Swiss Super League side Servette FC.

Fatusi has had a nomadic career, playing in at least nine countries. He last played in the Vietnamese second division league.

International career

Fatusi was part of Nigeria's gold medal-winning team at the 1996 Olympics.

Fatusi made several appearances for the senior Nigeria national football team. He scored on his debut, from a late penalty in a friendly against the Czech Republic in 1996.


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