Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Fuad Gbolahan Salami was born on 15 April 1991. He is a Nigerian footballer who plays as forward for Finnish team KuPS. He started with Sunshine Stars F.C. before moving to Ibadan-based Shooting Stars F.C. in 2010. In 2010, he was suspended by the league for using threatening language after scoring in a league game against his old team. He joined Warri Wolves ahead of the 2014 season, and with ten games left was second in scoring with 13 league goals.
Salami was part of the Nigeria national under-20 football team at the 2009 African Youth Championship. Then, he was part of the Nigeria national under-23 football team during their failed attempt to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. Coach Stephen Keshi(Late), invited him to be a part of the Nigeria national football team squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship. He scored the only goal for the Home-based Eagles in their opening 2-1 loss to Mali. He was called into the squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification and scored a late goal as a substitute against Congo, but Nigeria lost 3-2 at home. His form earned him a start in the next game away to South Africa.