Teslim Fatusi

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Teslim Fatusi
Personal information
Full name Teslim Babatunde Fatusi
Date of birth (1977-09-17) 17 September 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
Playing position(s) Winger
Club information
Current team
Miami Dade FC
Number 18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1993 Stationery Stores
1993–1994 ASEC Mimosas
1994–1995 Servette 5 (2)
1995 Pécs 8 (2)
1995–1996 Ferencváros 11 (0)
1996–1997 Servette 8 (0)
1997–1998 Espérance
1998–2000 Mamelodi Sundowns 7 (1)
2000–2001 Roeselare
2001 Polonia Warszawa 7 (2)
2002–2003 Magdeburg
2003–2004 Sachsen Leipzig
2004–2005 Al-Khaleej
2005–2006 Shooting Stars
2007 Thể Công
2008 Tây Ninh
2015–2016 Upward Stars FC 3
2016– Miami Dade FC 2
National team
1996 Nigeria U-23 3 (0)
1996–1999 Nigeria 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Representing  Nigeria
Men's Football
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Team Competition

Teslim Fatusi (born 17 September 1977) is an olympic gold medalist and Nigerian international footballer who played as a winger for Miami Dade FC.

Club career[edit]

Born in Surulere, Lagos State, Fatusi began playing youth football with Honey Babes and Ibukun Oluwa. He joined the youth team of Stationery Stores F.C. in 1991, and signed for the senior side in 1992. He moved to Côte d'Ivoire to play for ASEC Mimosas, before embarking on a career in Europe with Swiss Super League side Servette FC.[1]

Fatusi has had a nomadic career, playing in at least nine countries. He last played in the Vietnamese second division league.

International career[edit]

Fatusi was part of Nigeria's gold medal-winning team at the 1996 Olympics.[2]

Fatusi made several appearances for the senior Nigeria national football team. He scored on his debut, from a late penalty in a friendly against the Czech Republic in 1996.[3]


  1. ^ Ocholi, Danusa (1 February 2009). "Teslim Fatusi: "I Don't Drink, I Don't Womanise"". Nigeria Daily News. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011.
  2. ^ Teslim FatusiFIFA competition record
  3. ^ Solaja, Kunle (10 February 2011). "Ehiosun is 58th scoring debutant". Supersport.com.

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