Antionette “Toni” Oyedupe Payne (born 22 April 1995) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish Primera División club Sevilla FC and the Nigeria women’s national team.
Early Life and Career
Payne was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama to Nigerian parents. She is the older sister of fellow footballers Stephen and Nicole Payne.
From 2016 to 2018, Payne played with AFC Ajax. In June 2018, she joined Sevilla on a one-year contract, which was extended for two further years in 2019.
Through birth and descent, Payne was eligible to play for the United States or Nigeria.
Payne played for the United States under-17 team, and was in the team which won the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship.
In 2019, Payne declared her intention to continue her international career with Nigeria. She made her senior debut on 18 February 2021 starting against Russian club CSKA Moscow at the Turkish Women’s Cup. Her first appearance facing other national teams was two days later against Uzbekistan.
As of 2021, Toni Payne is not yet married and is currently single.
Toni Payne’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated at around $920, 000 (net worth estimated in 2021).