Jade Boho

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Personal information
Full name Jade Boho Sayo
Date of birth (1986-08-30) August 30, 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Valladolid, Spain
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Bristol Academy
Youth career
2000–2003 Orcasitas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Torrejón
2007–2013 Rayo Vallecano 138 (44)
2013–2014 Atlético Madrid 28 (12)
2014–2015 Rayo Vallecano 29 (10)
2015– Bristol Academy 0 (0)
National team
Spain U-19 18 (3+)
2004 Spain U-20 3 (0)
2010– Equatorial Guinea 9 (6)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 April 2014

Jade Boho Sayo (born 30 August 1986), known simply as Jade, is a Spanish-born Equatorial Guinean professional footballer who plays for Bristol Academy in England's FA WSL1 as a striker.[1] She is also a member of the Equatoguinean national team.

Jade previously played for AD Torrejón CF.[2] and Rayo Vallecano,[3][4] winning three championships and one national cup and playing the UEFA Champions League with the latter.[5]

International career[edit]

Jade was born and raised in Spain, being her father from Equatorial Guinea, so she could be eligible with these countries. She played in the Spanish team that won the 2004 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship, scoring the first goal at the final match against Germany.[6]

She has been a member of the Equatoguinean senior team since 2010.[7] Because Jade had competed for Spain in the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship, scoring two goals in the second match, she had been registered as a Spanish player in the FIFA's database and the Equatoguinean footbal federation did not notice do the process to change her FIFA nationality in a timely manner. So in June 2011, when Jade was about to participate in the 2011 World Cup, FIFA has detected the irregularity that she had and suspended her for two months both in her club and her national team, which was removed from qualifying for the 2012 Summer Olympics because of this fact.[8] In September she announced she wouldn't play for Equatorial Guinea anymore.[9] However, Jade reversed her decision a year later, to go to Malabo for a friendly match against the DR Congo in June 2012. She then won the African Championship that year.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 2 November 2010 Sinaba Stadium, Daveyton, South Africa  Cameroon
1 – 0
2 - 2
2010 African Women's Football Championship
2 11 November 2010 Sinaba Stadium, Daveyton, South Africa  South Africa
2 – 0
3 - 1
2010 African Women's Football Championship
3 14 November 2010 Sinaba Stadium, Daveyton, South Africa  Nigeria
3 – 2
4 - 2
2010 African Women's Football Championship
4 17 April 2011 Estadio de Malabo, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea  Cameroon
2 – 0
2 - 0
2012 CAF Women's Pre-Olympic Tournament qualification

Team Honours[edit]


  1. ^ Jade Boho is Atlético Madrid's latest signing. Atlético's official website3 August 2013
  2. ^ "El Torrejón exprime su gran cantera para sobrevivir en la élite" [Torrejón squeezes its large youth system to survive in the elite] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 2004-11-02. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  3. ^ [1] Rayo Vallecano official website (Spanish)
  4. ^ "Jade Boho Sayo, sangre pucelana con Guinea Ecuatorial" [Jade Boho Sayo, blood of Valladolid with Equatorial Guinea] (in Spanish). El Día de Valladolid. 2010-12-01. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 
  5. ^ Profile in UEFA's website
  6. ^ [2] Goals of the 2004 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship's final match
  7. ^ [3] (Spanish)
  8. ^ [4] (Spanish)
  9. ^ [5] Diario AS

External links[edit]

JadeFIFA competition record