FIFA celebrates Super Falcons star Chidinma Okeke at 20
Written by darling on August 11, 2020
World football governing body, FIFA, has sent congratulatory message to Super Falcons defender Chidinma Okeke on her 20th birthday on Tuesday.
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.
In 2016, Okeke represented Nigeria women’s national under-17 team at 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 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 to qualify for the semi-finals.
She was also included in the Nigerian squad for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
In August 2019, Okeke signed for Madrid CFF in Spanish Primera Division , and made her first team debut in a win against Real Betis on 8 September 2019.