Michael Olunga plays for Qalari club Al-Duhail as a striker whose home place is Kenya. He also plays in the National team as a professional and skilled footballer.
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Quick facts about Michael Olunga
- Full name: Michael Ogada Olunga
- Nickname: Engineer Olunga
- Date of birth: 26th March 1994
- Age: 28 (As of 2022)
- Occupation/Profession: Football Player
- Nationality: Kenyan
Age and Personal life of Michael Olunga
Olunga was born in the month of March 26, 1994. His nickname Engineer Olunga came as a result of him having studied geospatial engineering at the Technical University of Kenya and taking a Bachelor of engineering degree. His role model is Robin Van Persie is a Dutch striker.
Olunga Education Background
Michael went to Upper Hill School before later joining the Technical University of Kenya taking for a Bachelor of Engineering degree in geospatial engineering. This was the origin of the name Engineer.
Career Journey for Olunga
Olunga began his football career playing Liberty Sports Academy in Nairobi County League while still at Upper Hill School way back in 2012. He then went on loan to Kenya Premier League playing for Tusker for a period of one year.
When he cleared his loan contract, Olunga was again taken by Thika United for another year on loan in 2013. Olunga then joined Gor Mahia in 2015 finishing the league as a top scorer.
By 17th February 2016, Olunga went to Swedish playing for Djurgardens IF on a four year contract. Different teams such as Lokeren, and Laliga tried to enter into a deal on Olunga but Djurgarden turned down the offer.
Michael the went to Chinese club Guizhou Zhicheng in 2017. Later on September 1, 2017, he went on loan to Girona in La Liga before joining the Japanese club Kashiwa Reysol on 10th August 2018.
Olunga was promoted to the first division after scoring eight goals. Olunga now plays for Al-Duhail having joined the Qatar Star League on January 2021 and performing really well for his team.
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Michael Olunga Wife
The engineer is not married but dating. The beautiful lady that Olunga set his eyes on goes by the
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Michael Olunga Parents
Michael was born and raised together sibling at Lucky Summer estate in the family of Mr. Joseph and Mrs. Alice Ogada. The elder brother is called Victor Ogada.
Olunga`s Net Worth
Olunga is paid in Qatar an estimation of $37500 weekly bringing his net worth to approximately $3.6m. With all this Olunga is good to go and expects more in his future career in the football journey.
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