What you need to know about Michael Oluwadurotimi Obafemi, Southampton Striker

By Emmanuel Oladele - 
Michael Oluwadurotimi Obafemi is a 19-year-old Professional footballer who plays for Southampton in the English Premier League as a striker.

He was born in Dublin, Ireland to Nigerian parents. He played for Republic of Ireland National Team at the age grade level and currently plays for their senior team. He could have also chosen to represent Nigeria but prefers to play for the Republic of Ireland.

Michael's parents moved to England and he was raised in London.

The forward has an older brother who is also a professional footballer, Afolabi Obafemi by name.
Michael Oluwadurotimi Obafemi

Michael Oluwadurotimi Obafemi was an unused substitute in Southampton's 1-1 draw at Goodison Park on Thursday night in the Premier League Matchday 34.

Do you think he should have represented Nigeria instead of Northern Ireland?

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POS.
CLUB
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
PTS
1
Plateau Utd
25
14
7
4
36
15
21
49
2
Rivers Utd
25
13
6
6
28
15
13
45
3
Lobi Stars
25
12
7
6
26
19
7
43
4
Rangers Intl
24
10
7
7
25
20
5
37
5
Enyimba
20
11
3
6
30
20
10
36
6
Akwa United
25
8
11
6
23
22
1
35
7
Kano Pillars
24
8
10
6
27
18
9
34
8
Dakkada FC
26
8
10
8
26
26
0
34
9
Sunshine Stars
25
9
7
9
27
29
-2
34
10
Katsina Utd
24
9
7
8
18
25
-7
37
11
Warri Wolves
24
9
6
9
25
23
2
33
12
FC Ifeanyi Ubah
25
10
3
12
25
28
-3
22
13
Heartland
25
9
5
11
21
21
0
32
14
MFM FC
25
8
7
10
19
19
0
31
15
Wikki Tourists
25
8
7
10
23
24
-1
31
16
Abia Warriors
25
8
6
11
23
28
-5
30
17
Nasarawa Utd
25
8
5
12
27
27
0
29
18
Jigawa GS
25
9
2
14
25
35
-10
29
19
Kwara Utd
25
8
4
13
23
33
-10
28
20
Adamawa Utd
25
6
2
17
17
47
-30
20