Nigeria, Cameroon players dominate African Women’s Team of the decade


The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) has revealed the African Women’s team of the decade with four Super Falcons players: Asisat Oshoala, Onome Ebi, Osibachi Ohale , and Ngozi Okobi making the cut of players who performed for clubs and their countries from 2011 to 2020.

IFFHS highlighted the performances and impact of the individual player on her club and national team. It also put into consideration statistics of their performance as yardstick to be selected.

Veteran defender Ebi was joined by Ohale in a backline that also includes legendary South Africa libero Janine Van Wiyk and Estelle Johnson.

Former Rivers Angels star Elizabeth Addo was selected in a midfield three that also has Gabrielle Onguene and the crafty Okobi.

Speedy striker Oshoala takes her place as the top striker upfront and she’s joined by Cameroonian Gaelle Enganamouit and Malawian Tabitha Chawinga.

African decade XI

Goalkeeper: Annette Flore Ndom (Cameroon)

Defenders: Onome Ebi (Nigeria), Estelle Johnson (Cameroon), Janine Van Wiyk (South Africa), Osinachi Ohale (Nigeria)

Midfielders: Elizabeth Addo(Ghana), Ngozi Okobi (Nigeria), Gabrielle Onguene (Cameroon)

Attackers: Asisat Oshoala (Nigeria), Gaelle Deborah Enganamouit (Cameroon), Tabitha Chawinga (Malawi)


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