Anam Imo

Anam Imo (born 30 November 2000) is a Nigerian footballer who currently plays for FC Rosengard in the Damallsvenskan. She also represents Nigeria national and under-20 football teams.

Anam Imo
Personal information
Full name Anam Imo
Date of birth (2000-11-30) 30 November 2000 (age 20)
Place of birth Nigeria,
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Position(s) Forward[1]
Club information
Current team
FC Rosengard
Number 14
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Nasarawa Amazons 0 (0)
2019– Rosengård 34 (7)
National team
Nigeria U-20 4 (0)
2018- Nigeria 12 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:45, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:15, 13 June 2019 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Club careerEdit

In March 2016, Imo scored the only goal for Nasarawa Amazons in their defeat to Nigeria under 17 team, in preparation for 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.[2]

InternationalEdit

Imo was among the players invited to the Nigerian squad for the 2015 African Games by head coach, Christopher Danjuma.[3] During camping, she scored several goals for the team.[4][5] Ahead of the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations, Imo was in the 30-man provisional squad by Florence Omagbemi, but didn't make the final team of 23 players.[6] At under-20 level, She was instrumental in the qualification of Nigeria for 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, scoring in both legs of the final qualification game against South Africa.[7][8]

She was named in the final squad list by coach Thomas Dennerby to the 2018 WAFU Women's Cup.[9] At the tournament, she scored a goal against the Togolese women's team in the final group game.[10] In April 2018, Imo was in the starting lineup in Nigerian defeat to France in a friendly game in Le Mans.[11]

AccoladesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019: List of Players – Nigeria" (PDF). FIFA.com. FIFA. 27 May 2019. p. 17. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 June 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ Ahmadu, Samuel. "Nigeria U17 women defeat Nasarawa Amazons in friendly". Goal.com. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  3. ^ Dede, Steve (7 August 2015). "Injured Asisat Oshoala not in Super Falcons squad". Pulse. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Super Falcons thrash Katsina Spotlight Queens 7–0". Vanguard. 27 August 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Super Falcons defeat Santos Boys Academy 4–0". Premium Times. 23 August 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  6. ^ Dede, Steve (11 October 2016). "Super Falcons star, 29 others invited to camp ahead of Women's AFCON". Pulse. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  7. ^ Sulola, Remi (13 January 2018). "Falconets defeat S'Africa, inch closer to WC qualification". The Cable. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  8. ^ Niebem, Anthony (28 January 2018). "Falconets dismantle South Africa's Basetsana to book France 2018 World Cup ticket". BusinessDay. Archived from the original on 14 August 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Super Falcons Arrive In Abidjan For WAFU Cup Of Nations". Complete Sports. 12 February 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  10. ^ Abayomi, Tosin (21 February 2018). "Nigeria beat Togo, face Ghana in semi-finals of WAFU Women's Cup". Pulse. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  11. ^ admin (6 April 2018). "Oparanozie, Ordega lead Super Falcons attack, U20 star Anam Imo surprise starter". Score Nigeria. Archived from the original on 8 April 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  12. ^ "Moses, Oshoala win Aiteo/NFF awards". Punch. 20 February 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.

ReferencesEdit