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Bolu Akinyode

Bolu Akinyode #30

Position: Midfielder
Height: 6’2
Weight: 189 lbs
Born: May 30, 1994
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Previous Club: North Carolina FC
College: Seton Hall University

Fun Facts

What is your nickname?
- I need one
What is the most used emoji on your phone?
- Laughing emoji
Who is your celebrity crush?
- Scarlett Johansson

Career

Seton Hall University (2011-2014)
  • 2011  
    • 16 matches played with 15 starts
    • 1,385 minutes played
  • 2012  
    • Started all eight Big East games
  • 2013  
    • Started 17 matches
    • Scored one goal and had two assists
  • 2014
    • 15 matches played with 14 starts
NJ-LUSO Parma (2014) 
  • Ten matches played
  • One goal scored
New York Red Bulls II (2015) 
  • 20 matches played
  • Scored first professional goal and game-winning header 
Bethlehem Steel FC (2016) 
  • 26 matches played
North Carolina FC (2017)
  • 22 matches played
Nashville SC (2018)
  • 36 matches played with 30 starts
    • - 32 USL appearances (26 starts)
    • - 4 U.S. Open Cup appearances (4 starts)
  • 2,842 total minutes played in all competitions
  • One goal
  • 15 shots
  • Nine key passes
  • 90% passes completed (1st on team)
  • 71% tackles won
  • 68% aerial duals won
  • 43 interceptions (4th on team)
International
  • Played with Nigeria's U14 team
  • Was invited to the U.S. Men's National Team training camp in 2012