Biography Of Nkiru Okosieme

Nkiru Doris “NK” Okosieme is a former captain of the Nigerian female football team (Super Falcons) football midfielder who played for the Nigeria women’s national football team across four FIFA Women’s World Cups (1991, 1995, 1999 and 2003), Several African Women Cup of Nations and 2000 Summer Olympics

NAME: Nkiru Doris “NK” Okosieme

DATE OF BIRTH: 1 March 1972


OCCUPATION: Footballer

CAREER: Okosieme captained Nigeria at the inaugural 1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup while still a teenager. She played the full 80 minutes in all three of Nigeria’s defeats, while attached to the S.C. Imo State club


She has won the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year, and in the All-Regional team for four years. She was also a NSCAA All-American.

Okosieme has won the Africa Women Cup of Nations with the “Super Falcons” on three occasions in 1998, 2000, 2002 .

Her brother Ndubuisi Okosieme was also an international footballer


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