Bolaji ‘Sakin is the first ever Ijayapi Rocks Football Club’s player that signed a professional football contract in 2010/2011 Season!
Sakin emerged as highest goal scorer in 2009/2010 FCT FA League with Nine (9) goals 7games, Ijayapi Rocks football club was 2nd runners up in that season.
Being the highest goal scorer that year in the FCT FA league, a couple of Nigerian professional club sides extended invitation to him alongside with two other super talented Ijayapi Rocks FC players, the likes of Aminu Umar and Victor Emefuele for trials.
After critical analyses on which club to choose among their suitors for trials, the Ijayapi Rocks Management considered Kwara Utd suitable for the talented Rookies like them.
After two weeks trials in Kwara United of Ilorin, the former Rivers United Bolaji Sakin passed the trials and he was given his first ever professional contract.
That same transfer window, Aminu Umar and Victor Emefuele also signed their first ever professional contract with Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi and Ocean Boys FC of Brass (Bayelsa) respectively, all Premier League Club Side then.
Apart from Kwara Utd FC, Sakin played for four (4) other Premier League Club Sides in Nigeria: Wikki Tourists FC, Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt, Abia Warriors of Umuahis and Rivers Utd of Port Harcourt where he left for Horoya Athletic Football Club of Guniea three (3) seasons ago. He has been playing in the CAF Champions League for four consecutive seasons. Now, he is set to play against a Nigerian club, Enyimba Int’l in quarter final of CAF Confederation Cup, the first leg holds in Enyimba Int’l Stadium Aba, on the 1st of March while the return leg scheduled for 8th March 2020 at Horoya Stadium, Guinea.