|Full name||Samson Okikiola Tijani|
|Date of birth||17 May 2002|
|Place of birth||Enugu, Nigeria|
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)|
(on loan from Red Bull Salzburg)
|–2019||Collins Edwin Sports Club|
|2020–||Red Bull Salzburg||0||(0)|
|2020–2021||→ TSV Hartberg (loan)||14||(0)|
|2021–||→ Liefering (loan)||8||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 June 2021|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 October 2020
Samson Okikiola Tijani (born 17 May 2002) is a Nigerian professional footballer. He plays as a midfielder for 2. Liga club Liefering. He is on loan from Red Bull Salzburg. He also plays for the Nigeria national team.
Club career[change | change source]
Tijani began his career with Collins Edwin Sports Club On July 17th 2020 he signed with Austrian Bundesliga club Red Bull Salzburg. On 14 August, Tijani came to Hartberg for the season on loan. He made his debut for Hartberg on 30 August against Dornbirner in the Austrian Cup. In the league he made his debut on 12 September 2020 against Rheindorf Altach. 
FC Liefering[change | change source]
On 1 July 2021 Tijani was loaned out to Liefering on a season long loan.
FC Red Bull Salzburg[change | change source]
In a friendly match before the start of the 2022-23 season versus Feyenoord Rotterdam on 9 July 2022 he suffered a shin and fibula fracture.
International career[change | change source]
Career statistics[change | change source]
Club[change | change source]
- As of match played 12 February 2022
|Red Bull Salzburg||2020–21||Austrian Bundesliga||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Hartberg (loan)||2020–21||Austrian Bundesliga||14||0||3||0||1||0||18||0|
|2021–22||Austrian 2. Liga||8||0||0||0||0||0||8||0|
|Red Bull Salzburg||2021-22||Austrian Bundesliga||1||0||1||0||0||0||2||0|
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References[change | change source]
- "FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil - List of Players" (PDF). fifadata.com. FIFA. p. 18. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
- "Red Bull Salzburg celebrate signing teen sensation Samson Okikiola Tijani". Red Bull. 17 July 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
- Oludare, Shina (14 August 2020). "FC Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Tijani loaned to TSV Hartberg". Goal.com. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
- "Dornbirner 0–7 Hartberg". Soccerway.
- "Rheindorf Altach 1–1 Hartberg". Soccerway.
- "Wir stürmen ins Halbfinale!". Red Bull Salzburg.
- "Kampf im Klassiker als bestandene Generalprobe". Red Bull Salzburg.
- "Nigeria vs. Algeria - 9 October 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com.
- Samson Tijani at Soccerway