English club Ebbsfleet United has released former Nigeria U23 invitee Ayo Obileye and six other in the summer, according to a report from the club official website.

The 25-year-old joined Ebbsfleet United in June last year from Maidenhead United, and made 27 appearances in the fifth-tier this season, scoring three goals in the process.

Ebbsfleet United have named seven players who have all been named on their release list which includes Obileye is Adeloye, Nathan Ashmore, Andre Blackman, Alex Lawless, Sean Shields and Aswad Thomas.

The central defender cum defensive midfielder spent his formative years as a footballer with the youth teams of Leyton Orient and Chelsea, before joining Sheffield Wednesday in 2011 as he went on to play for Charlton Athletic, Dagenham & Redbridge, Eastleigh, Dover Athletic, Maidenhead United and Ebbsfleet United.

Obileye trained with Nigeria’s U23 national team in April 2016 but didn’t make the roster for the Olympic Games.

Ebbsfleet were 21st in the table and in the relegation places, having played 39 matches, when the campaign was halted.

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