Ifeoma Chukwufumnay Onumonu (born 25 February 1994) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for NJ/NY Gotham FC in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and the Nigeria women’s national team. She previously played for Reign FC, Portland Thorns FC, and Boston Breakers. She played soccer at the University of California Berkeley and in high school at Los Osos High School.
Born in the United States, since 2021, Onumonu represents Nigeria. She scored her first goal for Nigeria on 18th February 2022 in a 2-0 AWCONQ home win against Ivory Coast.
Early Life and Career
Ifeoma was born in Rancho Cucamonga, California, United States.
After playing collegiately at the University of California, Onumonu was drafted by the Boston Breakers with the 8th overall pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft. She appeared in 18 games for Boston in her rookie season.
After the Boston Breakers folded ahead of the 2018 season, Onumonu was selected by the Portland Thorns in the 2018 Dispersal Draft. She was waived on May 8, 2019 after playing in eight games.
On 14 May 2019, Onumonu signed with Reign FC as a National Team Replacement player. After stellar performances, she earned a supplemental roster spot on June 28.
On 17 January 2020, Onumonu was traded to Sky Blue FC.
Onumonu has represented the United States on the Under-23 Women’s National Team. In June 2021 she received her first call up to the Nigeria Women’s National Team.
Ifeoma Onumonu is currently single and not in any relationship for now. Ifeoma Onumonu is also not yet married.
Net Worth and Salary
Ifeoma Onumonu’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $850, 000 – $7 million.