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Fifa celebrates Falcons star Okeke at 20

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, Flamingoes at the 2016 Fifa U-17 Women’s World Cup.

In July 2018, she was named by Coach Chris Danjuma in the final squad-list of Nigeria women’s national under-20 football team, Falconets for the 2018 Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup.

At the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup, Okeke was on the score sheet as the Falcons defeated Niger Republic to qualify for the semifinals.

She was also included in the Falcons squad for 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup where they got to the round of 16.

In August 2019, Okeke signed for Madrid CFF in Spanish Primera División and made her first team debut in a win against Real Betis on 8 September 2019.

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