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.