Ninon Abena

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Ninon Abena
Personal information
Full name Therese Ninon Abena[1]
Date of birth (1994-09-05) 5 September 1994 (age 26)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
ACF Torino
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
? - 2019 Louves Minproff ? (?)
2019 - ACF Torino ? (?)
National team
?? Cameroon ? (2+)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 July 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 June 2015 (UTC)

Therese Ninon Abena (born 5 September 1994), known as Ninon Abena,[1] is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a midfielder for ACF Torino and the Cameroon women's national team.[2]

Domestic career[edit]

Abena played for Louves Minproff [de], before signing for Italian Serie C club ACF Torino in November 2019.[3] She missed a Cameroon qualification game for the 2020 Summer Olympics in order to finalise her club deal.[3]

International career[edit]

As of June 2015, Abena has made 3 appearances for the Cameroon women's national football team, and was also part of the Cameroon squad at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup,[2][4] although she didn't make an appearance.[5] She played in the final of the 2015 African Games, which Cameroon lost to Ghana.[6] In 2018, Abena scored two goals as Cameroon beat Mali 4–2 to qualify for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ List of Players - Cameroon" (PDF). FIFA. 27 May 2019. p. 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 June 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b Billy Haisley. "Cameroon Aren't Contenders Yet, But They're On Their Way". Screamer.
  3. ^ a b "Ninon Thérèse Abena now at Torino in Italy". La rédaction. 17 November 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2020 – via Sport au Feminin.
  4. ^ "WomenSoccer.com.au - 2015 - May". womensoccer.com.au.
  5. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ - Matches - FIFA.com". FIFA.com.
  6. ^ "AFRICAN GAMES WOMEN BRAZZAVILLE 2015". Confederation of African Football. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  7. ^ Cavell, Nick (30 November 2018). "Cameroon beat Mali 4-2 to clinch place at Women's World Cup". BBC Sport. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  8. ^ Grainey, Tim (18 December 2018). "The Week in Women's Football: Spain's U17 World Cup triumph; Nigeria crowned AFCON champions; The Oceania solution;". Tribal Football. Retrieved 19 December 2018.

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