Michael Obafemi

Michael Obafemi

 

ONE TO WATCH
Name: Michael Oluwadurotimi Obafemi
Date
 of birth: 06/07/2000
Nation: Ireland
Height: 170 cm
Position: Forward, Striker
Strong foot: Right
Club: Southampton
National team career: He represented Ireland at junior and senior levels

 

 

Top skills: Explosivity, Pace, Accelerations, Athleticism, Technique, Shooting, Finishing, Off the ball, Cuts, Counter attacks

 

Style of play:
Physically explosive and fast
Use his speed into open spaces

Elusive and difficult to mark
Cuts inside and shot
More versatile than the target-man

 

Notes:
Obafemi has Nigerian origins
He joined Southampton from Leyton Orient in 2016
On 21 January 2018 he became the second youngest player to make a Premier League appearance for Southampton after Luke Shaw
On 22 December 2018, he became Southampton’s youngest scorer in the Premier League

 

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