Player Profile| Ademola John Mayowa, 16 year old Kamal FC GoalKeeper

Ademola John Mayowa

Player Profile of Ademola John Mayowa.

Full NameAdemola John Mayowa
Date of BirthSeptember 28, 2008
Age16 Years
PositionGoal Keeper
State of OriginOsun State
Height6.1 feet
Current ClubKamal FC, Osogbo
Ademola John Mayowa

Player Overview

Goalkeeper is arguably the toughest and most important position in football. Granted, every position is just as important in its own right, there is the saying that a “Good goalkeeper is half the team” and that tells you all you really need to know. Ademola John Mayowa, the 16-year-old prodigy from Kamal FC, has not only lived up to this adage but has exceeded expectations with his remarkable performances especially recently in the 2024 SmartCity Osun State Football League.

Mayowa, hailing from Okuku, Osun State, has been a stalwart in Kamal FC’s lineup for quite some time, showcasing his immense talent and potential since his early days. His journey to prominence epitomizes the classic tale of a young goalkeeper rising through the ranks, fueled by determination and seizing opportunities.

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Playing Style

Witnessing Mayowa’s prowess firsthand in Kamal FC’s matches is an awe-inspiring experience. In the league opener against Success FC at Oshogbo Grammar School Football pitch, Mayowa displayed exceptional composure, agility, and remarkable reflexes. His ability to make crucial saves, initiate attacks with precise long-range passes, and command the defense from the backline garnered admiration from both fans and opponents alike.


Throughout his tenure with Kamal FC, Mayowa has been instrumental in the team’s success, contributing to victories in prestigious tournaments such as the 2022 ELEBUIBON Tournament and the 2024 Crescendo Sport Lounge 7 Aside Tournament. His consistent performances have also propelled Kamal FC to the final of the 2023 Fortunate Cup, establishing him as a standout player in various competitions.

Despite his young age, Mayowa’s exceptional talent has attracted attention from clubs and football managers seeking to secure his services. While the allure of moving to larger clubs looms, Mayowa remains committed to his boyhood club, Kamal FC, as he continues to hone his skills and evolve as a player.

With numerous accolades already under his belt and a promising future ahead, Ademola John Mayowa undoubtedly stands as one of the brightest prospects in Osun State football. As he continues to excel on the pitch, his journey serves as an inspiration for aspiring young goalkeepers across the nation.