Football saved me from selling fufu – Super Eagele fringe player


Super Eagles fringe player, Kayode Olarenwaju, said if not for football and his agent he would be in a life of want and abject penury.

Kayode, who plays for Turkish Super Lig side, Sivasspor, declared this in an interview he granted The Nation when urging young footballers to make discipline their watchword saying but for the popular game and his agent he would be selling fufu in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

“They (upcoming footballers) must also believe in themselves. Like me I started from the scratch. There was nobody to help but I was determined, I was focused, I was adamant to get to the top. The road to success is tough but they must give up.

“That is why I say that I have a book to write about my success routes because it was not an easy one. They can achieve everything they set their minds on. If not for my agent and dogged spirit maybe I would be in Ibadan selling fufu,” the ex-Eaglet and Flying Eagles star told the paper.

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