Biography

Olumide Durojaiye’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 20 October 1992, London, England, UK
Age 28 years
Star sign Libra
Sports Teams
Falkirk F.C.

Scott Olumide Durojaiye (born 20 October 1992) is a Nigerian semi-professional footballer who plays for Haringey Borough as a midfielder.

He played youth football for Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City, before joining Scottish sides Falkirk and Brechin City. He has also played for non-league clubs Enfield Town, Hayes & Yeading United, Hungerford Town, Haringey Borough, Welling United, Braintree Town, Maidstone United and Woking.

Club career

Durojaiye joined Tottenham Hotspur at the age of seven and worked his way through the ranks up to the Under-18s as a striker. After failing to be offered a professional contract, trialled with Cheltenham Town, Brentford and Oxford United before moving to Norwich City in August 2012. He signed a one-year professional deal but was released at the end of the season.

In July 2013, Durojaiye signed for Scottish Championship club Falkirk. He spent two seasons at the club before his release in May 2015.

On 20 February 2015, Durojaiye joined Scottish League One side Brechin City on loan for the remainder of the season.

Durojaiye joined Isthmian League Premier Division club Enfield Town ahead of the 2015–16 season. He failed to score for the club in 12 appearances and was released in early November. The following month, he completed a move to Haringey Borough.

In February 2016, Durojaiye joined Hayes & Yeading United and began playing in a defensive role. After a short spell at Hungerford Town ahead of the 2016-17 season, he returned to Hayes & Yeading for a second time in October 2016. He went on to score twice in 20 appearances for the club.

In December 2016, he returned to Haringey Borough. Durojaiye made 20 appearances for the club, including in the Isthmian League Division One North play-off semi-final, and scored braces against Bury Town and Great Wakering Rovers.

In August 2017, Durojaiye joined National League South club Welling United after impressing in a pre-season trial. On 5 August, he made his debut replacing Toby Ajala in a 3–2 defeat to Truro City.

Durojaiye joined Braintree Town for the 2017-18 season. On 10 September 2018, it was announced that Durojaiye had left the club despite starting all seven league fixtures.

On 21 September 2018, following his departure from Braintree, Durojaiye agreed to join fellow National League side, Maidstone United.

On 26 February 2019, Olumide agreed to join National League South side Woking, following a spell back at Haringey Borough.

Despite gaining promotion during his spell with Woking, prior to the 2019–20 campaign, Durojaiye opted to return to Haringey Borough once more.

International career

Durojaiye is eligible to play for Nigeria and England and has previously expressed his desire to represent Nigeria. He was called up to the Under-20 Development squad.

Career statistics

As of match played 2 November 2019
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Falkirk 2013–14 Scottish Championship 17 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 22 0
2014–15 Scottish Championship 5 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 11 0
Total 22 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 33 0
Brechin City (loan) 2014–15 Scottish League One 3 0 3 0
Enfield Town 2015–16 Isthmian League Premier Division 7 0 2 0 3 0 12 0
Haringey Borough 2015–16 Isthmian League Division One North 8 1 0 0 8 1
Hayes & Yeading United 2015–16 National League South 9 0 9 0
Hungerford Town 2016–17 National League South 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Hayes & Yeading United 2016–17 Southern League Premier Division 8 2 3 0 11 2
Haringey Borough 2016–17 Isthmian League Division One North 19 5 1 0 20 5
Welling United 2017–18 National League South 39 3 1 0 2 0 42 3
Braintree Town 2018–19 National League 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Maidstone United 2018–19 National League 6 0 3 0 0 0 9 0
Haringey Borough 2018–19 Isthmian League Premier Division 11 1 0 0 11 1
Woking 2018–19 National League South 11 0 2 0 13 0
Haringey Borough 2019–20 Isthmian League Premier Division 7 0 3 0 0 0 10 0
Career total 157 12 10 0 5 0 17 0 189 12

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