Nurudeen Orelesi’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian footballer
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 10 April 1989, Lagos
Age 31 years
Height: 179
Weight: 76

Nurudeen Adegbola Orelesi (born April 10, 1989 in Lagos) is a Nigerian football player currently playing for Skenderbeu in the Albanian Superliga. He is well known for his powerful and accurate long shots.


Club career

Orelesi began his career with First Bank, later joined to UD Salamanca. On 2 October 2007 left Spain to sign with Slovenian Second League club SC Bonifika, his first season played in the reserve team before in July 2008 promoted to the seniorside who played three games in his first professional season 2008/2009, in September 2009 signed than for ECO F.C. Lagos.

Dinamo Tirana

Orelesi joined Albanian champions Dinamo Tirana on 1 August 2010 for a reported fee of €25,000 from ECO Lagos FC, signing a one-year contract with the club holding the option of renewing for an additional year.

Skënderbeu Korçë

He signed for his second Albanian side, Skënderbeu Korçë on 23 June 2011 on a four-year contract.

Metalurh Zaporizhya

On 20 August 2014 Orelesi signed for Ukraine club Metalurh Zaporizhya. for a fee of €100.000 from Skënderbeu Korçë.

Return to Skënderbeu Korçë

On 21 January 2016, Orelesi returned to Skënderbeu Korçë for his second spell with the Albanian champions. He was allocated the squad number 80 and during the second part of 2015–16 season he contributed with 15 league appearances, helping the club to win its six consecutive league title, his fourth personal.


International career

He represented Nigeria at 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt.



Skënderbeu Korçë
  • Albanian Superliga (4): 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16
  • Albanian Cup (1): 2011–12
  • Albanian Supercup (2): 2013, 2014

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