Biography

Ugo Njoku’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian association football player
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 27 November 1994, Nigeria
Age 26 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Sports Teams
Rivers Angels F.C.

Ugo Njoku (born 27 November 1994, in Nigeria) is a Nigerian footballer plays defender for Croix Savoie Ambilly in the Nigerian Women’s Championship and the Nigeria women’s national football team.

International career

Ugo Njoku played at Rivers Angels in the Nigerian Women’s Championship from 2013 to 2017, after that she moved on to Croix Savoie Ambilly.

Njoku had her first international action in 2014 while playing for Nigeria in the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup match against Namibia. She was also part of the winning squad at the 2014 African Women’s Championship.
In May 2015 Njoku was called up to play for team Nigeria in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

During the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Group Match vs Australia Njoku elbowed Australian player Sam Kerr in the face. Njoku’s actions, which were described as one of the most violent acts seen in a women’s football match could result in a lengthy bag for the Nigerian player. Njoku was eventually suspended for three competitive games by the disciplinary panel, in effect ruling her out for the remainder of the tournament.

Honours

International

Nigeria
  • African Women’s Championship (2): 2014, 2016

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