Player Profile & Statistics
Tunji Awojobi
Tunji AWOJOBI (Nigeria)
DOB: 7/30/1973
Place of birth: Lagos (Nigeria)
Height: 198cm/6'6"
Weight: -
Position: Small Forward
Main statistics
Points per game 7.2
Rebounds per game 2.5
Assists per game 1
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Career: Boston University (USA-NCAA, 1993-97), Sport Meysu (Turkey, 1997-98), Panathinaicos Limassol (Cyprus, 1998), Kusadasi (Turkey, 1998-99), Grand Rapid Hoops (USA-CBA, 1999), ESPE Châlons en Champagne (France-LNB, 1999-00), Cibona Zagreb (Croatia, 2000-01), Olimpija Ljubljana (Slovenia, 2001-02), Esseti Imola (Italy-LegaDue, 2002), Maccabi Ironi Ramat Gan (Israel-Premier League, 2002-03), Hapoel Jerusalem (Israel-Premier League, 2003-04), Spirou Charleroi (Belgique-BLB, 2004-05), Crvena Zvezda Beograd (Serbia & Montenegro-YUBA, 2005), Maccabi Ironi Ramat Gan (Israel-Premier League, 2005-06).

When people think of Nigerian basketball, most will think of Tunji Awojobi. He has played for the National Team since 1997, and he is the team's leader on and off the court.

His fighting spirit is an essential part of the team's good results. Awojobi has won three silver medals and one bronze medal at the African Championships. And he changed his game, playing more inside and becoming less of a shooter.

 Competition   PPG   RPG   APG 
 FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Men 2011  7  2.6   1.2 
 FIBA Africa Championship for Men 2007  10  5.8   3 
 FIBA World Championship 2006  7.2  2.5   1 
 FIBA Africa Championship for Men 2005  9.6  5.1   2 
 World Championship for Men 1998  12.4  6.4   1.4 
 World Championship for Junior Men 1991  16.1  0   0