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Country: Nigeria

Date of birth: 18/07/1996

Place of birth: Lagos (Nigeria)

Height: 180m

Youth career: Christa Villa fc

Senior career: MfM fc Christa Villa fc, Torino (future transfer 30 June, 2018)

Squad number: 9

Current national team: Nigeria U-23 dream team invitee

Position: centre forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 50.000 €

Tournaments participated in 2019
Lagos under 23 Youth Football Tournament, Country: Nigeria

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: iFootball

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: sadio mane


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No significant weaknesses.

Style of play:

– goal poacher

– likes to play off the shoulder of the opposition defenders

– likes to try to beat offside trap

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– very composed finisher capable on both feet

– generates many flick-ons and passes into the channels for his teammates to utilize

– likes to capitalize on defensive mistakes

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– aerial threat in the opposition box/good jumping technique

– able to sniff out a goal in any situation

– possesses impressive powerful and accurate shooting skills

– often moves deep into midfield and drawing defenders with him, in order to create and exploit spaces for his teammates

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low centre of gravity and good close control

– decent ambidexterity using his left weaker foot

– accurate penalty taker

He is best suited to playing as:
Centre forward in 4-3-3.



Nigeria National Division 2014/2015 winner with glorious day fc

League summary (as for 28 January 2018):

Nigeria National Division 2016/2017: 13 games/9 goals (Christa Villa fc)

Nigeria National Division 2018/2019 winner with akwa stallet


Odama Jeremiah james is considered to be the most talented young player in Nigeria. He made his professional debut for Christa Villa fc at the age of 17 on 29 November 2015 in a Nigeria National Division match against Calabar rovas fc. In 2017, he moved to MFM fc. the best club in the country and one of the most progressive clubs in the post-Soviet space. He scored his first goal for mfm fc against his old club Christa Villa fc. on 7 April 2013. He is also a regular youth international for Nigeria and currently he is a member of Nigeria U-23 national team.

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