Date of birth
May 17, 1979
Place of birth
1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
FC Indiana 5
Ghatel Ladies 9
FF USV Jena 12
2010 FF USV Jena II
1997 – present
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 September 2007
† Appearances (Goals).
Adjoa Bayor (born 17 May 1979 in Accra) is the skipper of the Black Queens, which is the Ghana women's national football team.
She was a member of the World All Stars team to play against the
China women's national football team in April 2007 at Wuhan, China. [1 ] [2 ]
She has played for
Ghatel Ladies in Accra, Ghana and has also played for FC Indiana in the United States recently. Bayor joined on 21 January 2009 to FF USV Jena. [1 ] [3 ]
International [ edit ]
In September 2007 Adjoa Bayor captained the Ghana national team at the World Cup in China. Although Ghana did not get out of the group stage, Bayor scored a remarkable goal from a free kick just outside Norway's penalty area when she faced the wrong way as another player ran up and jumped over the ball, then she casually turned and shot.
She was voted
African Women Footballer of the Year in 2003 by CAF and was in contention in 2004 and 2006. [1 ]
Honours [ edit ]
She was subsequently shortlisted for the best female African player for 2010 which she eventually won beating the likely favourite, Perpetual Nkwocha.
2003 — African Women Player of the Year.
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