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#25 | IFEOMA ONUMONU


Position: Forward

Date of Birth: February 25, 1994

Height: 5’10”

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

Country: USA

College: University of California-Berkeley

Acquired: Trade with Reign FC (January 2020)

Pronouns: she/her/hers

#25 Ifeoma Onumonu Forward Gotham FC

BIOGRAPHY

PROFESSIONAL
2021: Saw action in 25 matches, making 22 starts… Posted eight goals and four assists… Tallied game-winner in 1-0 win over OL Reign… Scored both of Gotham’s goals in a 3-2 defeat at OL Reign…  Two assists in five appearances in 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup. 2020: Traded to Sky Blue FC in January 2020… One assist in six appearances in 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup… Three goals in four appearances in 2020 NWSL Fall Series. 2019: Signed by Seattle Reign as National Team Replacement Player in May… Earned permanent roster spot in June 2019… Three goals, one assist in 21 appearances 2018: Selected by Portland Thorns in 2018 NWSL Dispersal Draft… Eight appearances. 2017: Drafted with No. 8 pick to Boston Breakers in 2017 NWSL College Draft…One assist in 18 appearances.

COLLEGE 
Played at UC-Berkeley from 2012-2016… Ended Golden Bear career in Cal’s top five all-time for points earned (fourth - 83 points) and goals (fifth - 33 goals) 2016 All-Pac-12 First Team and three-time NSCAA All-Pacific selection… 2013 All-Pac-12 Second Team, NSCAA All-Pacific Third Team… Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, All-Pac-12 First Team.

INTERNATIONAL
Currently plays for Nigerian National Team… Participated in the second round of the Women's African Cup of Nations Qualifying in February 2022… Was on squad for three international friendly matches that were a part of U.S. Soccer's Summer Series in June of 2021… Made her international debut in Nigeria's win over Jamaica… Also represented the United States on the U-23 Women’s National Team

Related News

The forward returns to Gotham FC for the 2022 season on a one-year deal

NJ/NY Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League announced today that forward Ifeoma Onumonu will return to the club on a one-year contract. Onumonu was drafted 8th overall by the Boston Breakers out the University of California-Berkeley in the 2017 NWSL draft and was traded to Gotham FC (then Sky Blue FC) from OL Reign in January of 2020.

NJ/NY Gotham FC forward Ifeoma Onumonu has been called up to the Nigeria Women’s National Team training camp ahead of three international friendly matches that are part of U.S. Soccer’s Summer Series presented by AT&T 5G.