Player Profile: Esther Onyenezide

Esther Onyenezide
Esther Chinemerem Onyenezide in Madrid Club de Fútbol Femenino Colors.
Full NameEsther Chinemerem Onyenezide
Date of BirthJune 30, 2003 (20 years old)
Height161 cm
Weight54 kg
Previous Clubs Eko Football Initiative, FC Robo Queens
Current ClubMadrid Club de Fútbol Femenino


Esther Onyenezide

Esther Onyenezide, born on June 30, 2003, is a talented Nigerian midfielder who currently plies her trade for Madrid Club de Fútbol Femenino in the Spanish Women’s Premier League. With her dynamic style of play and exceptional skills, she has quickly established herself as a rising star in women’s football.

Playing Style

Esther is known for her versatility and intelligence on the field. As a midfielder, she serves as the main engine of her team, adept at transitioning the ball from defense to attack with precision passes. Her ability to control the midfield and dictate the tempo of the game makes her a valuable asset to any team.

International Career

Esther Onyenezide

Esther Chinemerem Onyenezide has represented Nigeria at the under-20 level, showcasing her talent on the global stage. During the Women’s U20 World Cup in Costa Rica, she made headlines by scoring four goals in three matches, displaying her prowess in front of goal.

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Career Highlights

One of Esther’s standout performances came during the U20 World Cup in Costa Rica, where she scored three goals in four matches, catching the attention of football enthusiasts worldwide. Despite Nigeria’s exit in the quarter-finals, Esther’s impressive displays earned her a call-up to the senior national team, the Super Falcons.

For her previous club, FC Robo Queens, Esther was the heart of the team playing in the NWPFL. A regular starter and one of the best players to ever emerge from the ranks of the Lagos based team.

Transition to European Football

In February 23, 2024, Esther made a significant move to Madrid Club de Fútbol Femenino, signing a three-season deal. This transfer marked a new chapter in her career as she embarked on her European football journey.

Future Prospects

With her exceptional talent and dedication to the sport, Esther Onyenezide is poised to follow in the footsteps of Nigerian football icons like Asisat Oshoala and Rasheedat Ajibade. Her potential to make a significant impact in the coming years makes her one to watch in the world of women’s football.

Esther’s journey in football is just beginning, and her determination to succeed at the highest level will undoubtedly propel her to greater heights in the sport. As she continues to hone her skills and make strides in her career, Esther Onyenezide remains a promising talent with a bright future ahead.