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 24)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Louves Minproff [de]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?? Louves Minproff
National team
?? Cameroon ? (2+)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ 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 Louves Minproff and the Cameroon women's national team.[2]

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][3] although she didn't make an appearance.[4] She played in the final of the 2015 African Games, which Cameroon lost to Ghana.[5] In 2018, Abena scored two goals as Cameroon beat Mali 4-2 to qualify for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b "FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ List of Players - Cameroon" (PDF). FIFA. 27 May 2019. p. 4. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b Billy Haisley. "Cameroon Aren't Contenders Yet, But They're On Their Way". Screamer.
  3. ^ " - 2015 - May".
  4. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ - Matches -".
  5. ^ "AFRICAN GAMES WOMEN BRAZZAVILLE 2015". Confederation of African Football. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  6. ^ Cavell, Nick (30 November 2018). "Cameroon beat Mali 4-2 to clinch place at Women's World Cup". BBC Sport. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  7. ^ 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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