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Captain

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Deji Oshilaja

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

02/03/1993

Height

181cm

Signed

01/07/2017

Country

England

At age 16 Deji joined Cardiff’s academy, then managed by Neal Ardley, and in 2012 made the first of three first-team appearances.

After loan spells at Newport County and Sheffield Wednesday, he came to the Dons on loan in January 2015 and was ever-present until the end of the season, winning the Young Player of the Year award.

He had two loan spells at Gillingham in 2015/16 and a season-long loan there in 2016/17, appearing for the Gills over 50 times in all.

Deji joined the Dons permanently in summer 2017, was made captain at the start of this season, and has now made over 80 starts in all.

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