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Olorunleke Acknowledges Enyimba’s Support as He Joins Al Merreikh

In a heartfelt farewell to his former club, Enyimba, goalkeeper Ojo Olorunleke expressed deep appreciation for the unwavering support and guidance he received during his time with the Aba giants. The 28-year-old shot stopper bid goodbye after making his final appearance for the club in a riveting match against Plateau United this past Sunday.

In an emotional statement to the media, Olorunleke shared his gratitude, saying, “I’m thankful for the immense love and support I received throughout my journey with Enyimba. They not only shaped my career but also molded me into the person I am today. I will forever cherish the memories and the warm embrace of the people of Aba and Abia State at large.”

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After three incredible years with the nine-time NPFL champions, Olorunleke has now embarked on a new chapter in his career by signing a three-year contract with the prestigious Sudanese football club, Al Merreikh.

The talented goalkeeper played a pivotal role in Enyimba’s triumph in the last season, contributing significantly to the team’s success on the field. His skills and dedication were instrumental in the club’s journey to glory, leaving a lasting impact on fans and teammates alike.

Olorunleke’s departure marks the end of an era for Enyimba, but his legacy as a skilled and dedicated player will be remembered for years to come. As he ventures into new horizons with Al Merreikh, the Nigerian goalkeeper carries with him the invaluable experiences and lessons learned during his time with Enyimba.

His participation in Nigeria’s squad during the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire showcased his talent on a grand stage, further solidifying his reputation as a formidable force in African football.

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Olorunleke’s transition to Al Merreikh signifies a new chapter in his professional journey, one that promises exciting opportunities and challenges ahead. His determination, skill, and unwavering spirit will undoubtedly continue to captivate football enthusiasts both in Nigeria and beyond.

As Olorunleke embarks on this exciting new phase of his career, the football community eagerly anticipates witnessing his continued success and contributions to the beautiful game.

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