The former Enyimba shot-stopper has penned a two-year contract, with an option for renewal, as Golden Arrows aim to bolster their lineup and contend for the South African DStv Premiership title.
Golden Arrows’ Social Media Announcement
In a statement released on their official social media platforms, Lamontville Golden Arrows F.C. proudly unveiled the arrival of Olufemi Kayode.
The Nigerian star brings a wealth of experience gained from competing in the Nigerian top-flight league and CAF-organized club tournaments.
Olufemi Kayode’s Journey to Golden Arrows
Olufemi Kayode’s journey to Golden Arrows has been marked by dedication and hardwork. He embarked on his professional football career with Uyo-based NPFL side, Akwa United F.C., before moving to Lobi Stars of Markurdi for a year.
In 2019, he caught the attention of Nigeria’s most successful football club, Enyimba International Football Club of Aba.
During his time with Enyimba, Kayode contributed to their success in the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup, showcasing his abilities on the continental stage.
His football journey also took him to Akure, where he joined Sunshine Stars F.C., his last club in Nigeria.
There, he enjoyed a remarkable run of form with the ‘Akure Gunners’ before his was finally spotted and recruited by Golden Arrows scouts.
Nigerian Goalkeepers in the South African DStv Premiership
Olufemi Kayode becomes the second Nigerian goalkeeper to ply his trade in the South African DStv Premiership, joining the ranks of Stanley Nwabili, who represents Chippa United F.C. in this exciting league.
With the addition of Olufemi Kayode to their roster, Lamontville Golden Arrows F.C. is poised for an even more competitive season as they strive for glory in the South African DStv Premiership.
His experience and skills in the goalkeeping position are expected to guide the team’s to becoming title contenders in this prestigious league.