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Oshoala, Okobi, two others make CAF team of the decade


At least four Super Falcons star made the cut on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) African team of the decade list.

Four-time African Women’s Footballer of the Year and Barcelona Femini star striker, Assisat Oshoala, 26, is now of the four flying the Nigerian flag.

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She is joined by Falcons defender, Onome Ebi, 37, who currently plies her trade with Henan Jianye in the Chinese Women’s Super League. Ebi who won the NFF-Aiteo Female Player Of The Year in 2018 made history in 2019 when she became the first African footballer to play in five FIFA World Cup Tournaments.

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Third on the list is Falcons’ 27-year-old midfielder, Ngozi Okobi who plays for Eskilstuna United DFF in Sweden and she is followed by Osinachi Ohale, 29, who is deployed as either centre back or a right-back for Spanish Primera División club Madrid CFF.

See the full list below:

Goalkeeper: Annette Ngo Ndom/Cameroon

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Defenders: Onome Ebi/ Nigerian, Estelle Johnson/Cameroon, Janine Van Wyck/South Africa, and Osinachi Ohale/Nigeria

Midfielders: Elizabeth “Ama Pele” Addo/Ghanaian, Ngozi Sonia Okobi/Nigeria, and Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene/Cameroon

Strikers: Asisat Oshoala/Nigeria, Gaelle Enganamouit/Cameroon and Tabitha Chawinga/Malawi

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