Taiwo Awoniyi

Taiwo Awoniyi is a forward currently playing for Royal Excel Mouscron on loan from Liverpool.

Youth career

Taiwo signed for Liverpool in August 2015 and, being unable to obtain a work permit, spent the following two seasons on loan at FSV Frankfurt and NEC Nijmegen respectively. In August 2017, he joined Belgian side Royal Excel Mouscron on another season-long loan.


Taiwo has represented Nigeria at U17, U20 and U23 level.

Career statistics

Career honours

  • FIFA Under-17 World Cup winner: 2013
  • African Under-20 Championship winner: 2015


Taiwo Awoniyi
Full Name Taiwo Awoniyi Micheal
Date of Birth 12 August 1997
Age 26 years
Place of Birth Ilorin, Nigeria
Position Forward
Nationality Nigerian
Current club Liverpool
Previous club/s Imperial Academy, FSV Frankfurt (loan), NEC Nijmegen (loan)

Last modified on 4 August 2017, at 21:11