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FIFA Celebrates Super Falcons Star Okeke At 20

FIFA Celebrates Super Falcons Star Okeke At 20

World football governing body, FIFA, has sent congratulatory message to Super Falcons defender Chidinma Okeke on her 20th birthday on Tuesday, Completesports.com reports.

FIFA who sent the birthday wishes on their Women’s World Cup Twitter handle, also congratulated Canada’s Rebecca on her 25th birthday.

“Happy birthday to Chidinma Okeke (20) and Rebecca Quinn (25),” FIFA wrote.

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In 2016, Okeke represented Nigeria women’s national under-17 team, Flamingosat the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.

In July 2018, she was named by Coach
Christopher Danjuma in the final squad-list of Nigeria women’s national under-20 football team, Falconets, for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

At the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup, Okeke was on the scoresheet as the Falcons defeated Niger Republic to qualify for the semi-finals.

She was also included in the Falcons squad for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup where they got to the round of 16.

In August 2019, Okeke signed for Madrid CFF in Spanish Primera División , and made her first team debut in a win against Real Betis on 8 September 2019.

By James Agberebi 

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