Ngozi Okobi is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a forward for Vittsjö GIK and the Nigeria women’s national football team.
NAME: Ngozi Okobi
DATE OF BIRTH: 14 December 1993
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Ngozi played the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, 2010 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup and 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup with the Falconets (nickname of the younger Nigeria women’s national football teams).
At senior level (nicknamed Super Falcons) she was part of the squads at the African Women’s Championship tournaments of 2010, 2012 and 2014, winning two of them (2010 and 2014). She also played for Nigeria at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
ACHIEVEMENTS: She is known for her resilience and prefers playing the coveted “10” role; just behind the striker though she can play in a number of positions including Attacking Midfielder, Winger and Right Wing-back.
HONORS AND AWARDS: International
African Women’s Championship (3): 2010, 2014, 2016