Homecoming Queen: Onome Ebi Returns to NWFL After 15-Year Absence

Super Falcons Star Onome Ebi Rejoins NWFL After 15-Year Stint Overseas

After a remarkable 15-year career abroad, Super Falcons captain Onome Ebi has made a triumphant return to the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), joining Naija Ratels FC.

Super Falcons Star, Onome Ebi back to NWFL After 15 years

Ebi, a seasoned defender with 109 appearances for the Nigerian national team, brings a wealth of experience and leadership to Naija Ratels, Footballrover reports

Her impressive career includes stints in Sweden, Turkey, Belarus, China, and Spain, where she most recently played for Levante Las Planas.

The 40-year-old’s decision to return to the NWFL is driven by a desire to inspire young female footballers in Nigeria.

Super Falcons Star Onome Ebi Rejoins NWFL After 15-Year Stint Overseas

My joining Naija Ratels is beyond playing football. It’s about inspiring young upcoming female players from the grassroots to believe that if they dare like I did, they can make history like I did,” she explained.

Ebi’s homecoming is a significant boost for the NWFL, as her presence will undoubtedly raise the league’s profile and inspire a new generation of female footballers.

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Her return adds to the growing strength and competitiveness of the NWFL, which is attracting top talents back to Nigeria.

Donning the number 5 jersey, Ebi is eager to share her knowledge and experience with her young teammates at Naija Ratels.

“I believe my joining Naija Ratels FC, with very young sets of players, is the best way to share my story of success and inspire female youngsters across Nigeria and Africa,” she stated.

Ebi’s homecoming is a momentous occasion for Nigerian women’s football, marking the return of a true icon to the domestic league.

Super Falcons Star, Onome Ebi back to NWFL After 15 years

After losing their 17-year-old defender Olamide Oyinlola to La Liga Academy in Madrid, Naija Ratels FC have now recruited the services of an experienced defender to lead the way ahead of the new campaign.

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Her presence will undoubtedly elevate the NWFL and inspire countless young female footballers to pursue their dreams.

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