Tobi Sho-Silva

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Tobi Sho-Silva
Personal information
Full name Oluwatobi Fabian Shobowale Akintunde Sho-Silva [1]
Date of birth (1995-03-27) 27 March 1995 (age 28)
Place of birth Thamesmead, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Winger / Forward
Team information
Current team
Maidenhead United
Number 14
Youth career
0000–2013 Charlton Athletic
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2013–2016 Charlton Athletic 0 (0)
2014Welling United (loan) 17 (1)
2014Welling United (loan) 3 (0)
2015–2016Inverness Caledonian Thistle (loan) 5 (0)
2016–2017 Bromley 38 (11)
2017–2019 Dover Athletic 22 (1)
2018–2019Chelmsford City (loan) 4 (0)
2019Margate (loan) 10 (5)
2019–2020 FC Halifax Town 35 (5)
2020–2022 Sutton United 42 (4)
2022–2023 Carlisle United 21 (4)
2023– Maidenhead United 10 (2)
International career
2013 England U18 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 17:28, 18 November 2023 (UTC)

Oluwatobi Fabian Shobowale Akintunde "Tobi" Sho-Silva (born 27 March 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays for Maidenhead United as a forward. [2]

Contents

Career

After playing youth football for Charlton Athletic, Sho-Silva signed on loan for Welling United in January 2014. [3] The loan was extended a month later. [4] In May 2014 he signed a new contract with Charlton. [5] After returning to his parent club, he re-signed on loan for Welling United in September 2014. [6] He moved on loan to Inverness Caledonian Thistle in September 2015. [7] Following his release by the Addicks, Sho-Silva joined Bromley after a successful trial spell during pre-season. [8] At the end of the season, he departed the club, having scored 11 National League goals. [9]

In June 2017, Sho-Silva signed for Dover Athletic. [10] On 7 December 2018, Sho-Silva signed for Chelmsford City on a one-month loan deal. [11] In February 2019, Sho-Silva signed on loan for Margate. [12]

Sho-Silva was released by Dover at the end of the 2018–19 season and joined FC Halifax Town. [13] Sho-Silva joined Sutton United in August 2020 [14] and was part of the team that won the National League and gained promotion to the Football League for the first time in the club's history. [15]

On 31 January 2022, Sho-Silva joined League Two side Carlisle United for an undisclosed fee on an 18-month contract. [16]

Sho-Silva joined Maidenhead United for the 2023–24 season. [17]

International career

Born in England, Sho-Silva is of Nigerian descent. [18] He has represented England at under-18 level, making only one appearance in a 1–0 loss to Belgium on 5 March 2013. [19]

Career statistics

As of match played 18 November 2023
ClubSeasonLeagueNational Cup League Cup OtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Charlton Athletic 2013–14 [20] Championship 00000000
2014–15 [21] Championship 00000000
2015–16 [22] Championship 00000000
Total0000000000
Welling United (loan) 2013–14 [20] Conference Premier 17100171
Welling United (loan) 2014–15 [21] Conference Premier 300030
Inverness Caledonian Thistle (loan) 2015–16 [22] Scottish Premiership 5000000050
Bromley 2016–17 [23] National League 3811101 [lower-alpha 1] 04011
Dover Athletic 2017–18 [24] [25] National League 141001 [lower-alpha 2] 1152
2018–19 [26] National League80100090
Total221100011242
Chelmsford City (loan) 2018–19 National League South 40000040
Margate (loan) 2018–19 Isthmian Premier 10500105
FC Halifax Town 2019–20 [27] National League355104 [lower-alpha 3] 2407
Sutton United 2020–21 [28] National League354102 [lower-alpha 1] 0384
2021–22 [29] League Two 7010004 [lower-alpha 4] 1121
Total424200061505
Carlisle United 2021–22 [29] League Two134134
2022–23 [30] League Two80200000100
Maidenhead United 2023–24 [31] National League102231 [lower-alpha 5] 0135
Career total20433930013422640
  1. 1 2 Appearance in the FA Trophy
  2. Appearance(s) in Kent Senior Cup
  3. 3 appearances and one goal in FA Trophy, one appearance and one goal in National League play-offs
  4. Appearance(s) in EFL Trophy
  5. Appearance(s) in Berks & Bucks Senior Cup

Honours

Club

Sutton United

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