Christiana Obia, born on February 28, 2001, is a 22-year-old Nigerian goalkeeper making waves in the world of women's football.
Hailing from a small town in Nigeria, she discovered her love for the game at a young age and quickly rose through the ranks to become a notable figure in the sport.
Obia's journey to success took a significant leap when she joined Edo Queens, a prominent football club in Nigeria.
Her exceptional goalkeeping skills and determination caught the attention of scouts and coaches, earning her a coveted spot in the team.
As she donned the goalkeeper gloves for Edo Queens, Obia's prowess between the goalposts became increasingly evident, solidifying her position as a rising star in Nigeria women’s team and women's football.
Christiana Obia with the Super Falcons
This achievement marked a pivotal moment in her career, and she expressed her joy and gratitude on her social media platform.
“I am overjoyed to share the news of my first call-up to the Nigeria senior women's national team,” she exclaimed.
“From our 2019 African Games triumph in Morocco to this, it's a dream come true. Grateful for the opportunity, excited for the new chapter, and ready to give my all. ‘What GOD cannot do, does not exist.'”
Christiana Obia for Edo Queens
The goalkeeper's commitment to her craft was further highlighted by her impressive performance in the Besty Obaseki Women Football Tournament 2023.
The 2023 Sheroes Cup added another feather to Obia's cap, as she celebrated her first competition win with Edo Queens.
This article was most recently revised and updated 3 months ago