Search

Daggers get boost as Ayo pens extension

PUBLISHED: 13:05 09 February 2015 | UPDATED: 13:16 09 February 2015

Ivan Toney of Northampton Town and Ayo Obileye of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Ivan Toney of Northampton Town and Ayo Obileye of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football Leagu

Youngster has been a revelation since initially joining in November

Scott Doe and Ayo Obileye of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrate the Bury victory (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).Scott Doe and Ayo Obileye of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrate the Bury victory (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Dagenham & Redbridge have announced that Charlton Athletic defender Ayo Obileye’s loan with the club has been extended until the end of the campaign.

The 20-year-old has made a huge impression since moving to the club in the middle of November on an initial one-month youth loan.

He made his debut in the dying minutes of the 1-0 defeat to AFC Wimbledon on November 15, but has been an ever present since.

The Charlton Athletic youngster has made 13 appearances since joining Wayne Burnett’s side and starred in Saturday’s 2-0 win at York City – assisting Jamie Cureton’s second goal.

Obileye’s loan was set to end after that victory, but work behind the scenes has been going on for some time to ensure he could stay and help the club continue to battle relegation.

He will now be available to face Portsmouth at Victoria Road tomorrow night and his stay will be a massive boost to Daggers’ chances of staying in the league.

The former Sheffield Wednesday ace has formed an excellent understanding with Scott Doe since moving to the club and the pairs partnership at the centre of defence has been the foundation for the club’s recent improvement.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Barking and Dagenham Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Barking and Dagenham Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Barking and Dagenham Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Barking and Dagenham Sports News

14:30

Daggers centre-back admits if recent displays continue, Essex club will miss out on top five finish

12:45

British boxing team witnessed Westminster attack

11:45

Hosts claim World Series of Boxing win at York Hall

11:37

Ex-Hammer Paul Konchesky is not a fan of the London Stadium, but he is of Michail Antonio

11:30

Extra £410,000 to identify and support young talent

10:30

Daggers boss knows three points against Minstermen will be vital for play-off push

08:00

Blues could be as little as one point away from title by the end of the weekend, providing results go their way

07:00

Archant’s Dave Evans, George Sessions and Ned Keating discuss the latest topics affecting our clubs

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Barking and Dagenham Post
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now