Nigeria Goalkeeper Becomes The First Goalkeeper To Keep Clean Sheet In World Cup History
At 18 years and 186 days, Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnadozie has become the youngest ever goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in a Women’s World Cup game.
Chiamaka Cynthia Nnadozie is a Nigerian women’s international footballer who plays as a Goalkeeper. At club level she plays for Rivers Angels.
Full name Chiamaka Cynthia Nnadozie
Date of birth 8 December 2000 (age 18)
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Rivers Angels
2016 Nigeria U-17 3 (0)
2018– Nigeria U-20 4 (0)
2018– Nigeria 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Nnadozie signed for Rivers Angels at the start of the 2016 season.
During the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Nnadozie played all 4 matches. Against Haiti she received the “Dare to Shine” Player of the Match award for her good performance. Not much after the U-20 Tournament she was also selected for the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations where she stayed on the bench for all five matches.