Kehinde Olanrewaju Plays Down Yakubu Aiyegbeni Comparison

Published: September 07, 2013
Kehinde Olanrewaju Plays Down Yakubu Aiyegbeni ComparisonHakoah Amidar Ramat Gan youngster Kehinde Olanrewaju has played down suggestions that he plays in the same way as former Maccabi Haifa hit-man Yakubu Aiyegbeni.

The 19 - year - old attacker was a big hit for the Reserve Team of Maccabi Tel Aviv last season, netting 10 goals for the Under 19 squad.

The Yellows promptly offered Olanrewaju a permanent contract this summer , but he was almost immediately farmed out on loan to Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan to continue his development.

'' Yakubu? Wow, to be like him, I wish. He is a great player, I love it and I wish I would have a career like his.

'' But to be real, I want to create my own way and not be like someone but as myself.

'' I want to create a name for myself, to young players in Nigeria say what I say now about Yakubu. They will say, 'I want to be like Kehinde,'' says Kehinde to

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