Perpetual Nkwocha is a Nigerian professional footballer, coach and most decorated African female footballer. Perpetual Ijeoma Nkwocha was born on the 3rd of January 1976. She took part in all the major African Competitions with the Nigerian female national team including the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympic Games .
Meet Perpetual Nkwocha
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Outstanding Career Trail
Perpetual Nkwocha is the coach of Clemensnäs IF with Swedish Women’s Football Division 2. With the Nigeria national team she has participated in seven CAF Women’s Championship editions (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014), winning five of them (2002, 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2014).
Her Extra ordinary Feats
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At the 2004 African Women’s Championship, she scored four goals, and set a record by scoring nine overall goals during the tournament. She was named the best player of the tournament.
Nkwocha has also participated in four FIFA Women’s World Cup (2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015), as well as the Olympic tournaments of Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, and Beijing 2008.
An Exceptional Honoree
Nkwocha was voted African Women‘s Footballer of the Year in 2004, 2005, 2010 and 2011 by Confederation of African Football (CAF).She is a also a three-time African Women’s Championship Top goal scorer.
She is one of the 30 Extraordinary Voices featured in the Women’s Month Series by AWLO. Click on your favorite social media button below to share if you have been inspired by Perpetual Nkwocha.