Super Falcons veteran defender Onome Ebi has been announced as one of Nigeria’s 100 most inspiring women.
Ebi, who plies her trade for FC Minsk in the Belarusian Premier League was chosen by the Leading Ladies Africa for the recognition.
The 38-year-old defender is the only African player to have played at five World Cups and has spent 19 years in the Super Falcons.
She is nine games short of a century appearances with the Falcons and has proven herself as one of the team’s most dependable defenders for many years.
“I’m thrilled to be announced as one of the honorees on Leading Ladies Africa’s #100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria List.
Happy international women’s day, ” she tweeted.
I’m thrilled to be announced as one of the honorees on Leading Ladies Africa’s #100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria List.
— ONOME EBI (@EBIONOME) March 8, 2022
Ebi is part of the CAF Woman’s Team of the Decade and has won four AWCON titles with Nigeria.
She was also a member of the 2008 Super Falcons Olympics team and has represented Nigeria’s women’s team in every competition.
The former Bayelsa Queens defender has played in Sweden, Turkey and Belarus in Europe.