Player Profile: Oyeniyi Farouk

Oyeniyi Farouk
Oyeniyi Farouk
Full NameOyeniyi Farouk
Date of Birth30/08/2007
Place of BirthOsogbo
Preferred FootRight
PositionStriker (Point Man)
State of OriginOsun State
Previous ClubsDiamond New Era FC, Igbona Warriors, 36 Lions, Hamola FC
Current Club Osun United Football Club, Osogbo.
Oyeniyi Farouk


Oyeniyi Farouk, born and bred in Osogbo, stands out as one of the most promising grassroots footballers in Osun State. His unique blend of pace, power, and technical skill sets him apart, making him a formidable presence on the field.

Playing Style

Farouk serves as a focal point in the attack, using his strength to hold off opponents and adeptly linking up play. His crafty finishing and creative flair have been showcased in various grassroots competitions across Osun State, where he consistently delivers sensational flicks and finishes.

Technical Abilities

Despite being a right-footer, Farouk displays versatility by demonstrating glimpses of proficiency with both feet. His confidence and self-belief, coupled with a clean striking ability, position him as a potentially ruthless center forward. Notably, his improvements over the years, including a refined first touch, enhanced link-up play, and increased confidence in ball-carrying, highlight his dedication to continuous development.

Aerial Prowess

Oyeniyi Farouk
Oyeniyi Farouk in yellow contesting for the ball in the air against Osun United FC’s Abubakar Aminu Goringo in a Nationwide League One Match played at Osogbo Township Stadium.

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Surprisingly, given his stature, Farouk excels in aerial duels. His ability to navigate the box with prowess, coupled with his intensity and technical talent, positions him as a versatile and potent attacking force.

Future Potential

Oyeniyi Farouk possesses all the essential tools to emerge as a star in Nigerian football. With the potential to become a complete forward, he stands out as a top-class outlet in transition and a reliable penalty-box striker. His intense athleticism, combined with technical prowess, makes him a player with the confidence to assume a leading role in any club.

As he continues his journey in Diamond FC Osogbo, Oyeniyi Farouk is poised to make a significant impact on the Nigerian football scene in the forthcoming NLO season, showcasing the qualities that define a true football star.

LATEST Transfer Update About Oyeniyi Farouk

Oyeniyi Farouk have joined NNL Side Osun United Football Club on a one year deal ahead of the second stanza of the NNL in February 2024.

The former Diamond FC and ASE Ridyem FC player is one of the latest addition to the Omoluabi Giants who are doing everything possible to bolster their fire power as they target promotion ticket to the NPFL this season.