Everything you need to know about Osinachi Ohale, the Super Falcon’s defender

Everything you need to know about Osinachi Ohale, the Super Falcon’s defender

Lenah Ann
updated at August 20, 2023 at 11:44 AM

Osinachi Ohale is a professional Nigerian female soccer player who plays as a defender for the Nigeria Women's National Team and the Spanish Liga F club Deportivo Alaves. She rose to fame due to her display of defensive artistry, often leaving her opponents and fans in awe. And with years of experience in the international arena, she is a crucial pillar of her nation's football prowess.

Osinachi Ohale's salary and net worth
Ohale of Nigeria warms up prior to the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Round of 16 match against England at Brisbane Stadium on 7 August 2023 in Brisbane Meaanjin, Australia. Photo: Chris Hyde
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With her outstanding defensive skills on the pitch, she has made a name for herself, winning numerous awards and achievements, such as the Nigerian Women's Championship title, Women's Africa Cup of Nations, and the IFFHS CAF Women's Team of the Decade. Find everything about Osinachi Ohale, the Super Falcon's defender, in the article.

Osinachi Ohale's profile and bio summary

Full name

Osinachi Marvis Ohale

Date of birth

21 December 1991


31 years of age (as of August 2023)

Place of birth

Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria





Zodiac sign



5 feet 9 inches or 176 centimetres


141 pounds or 64 kilograms

Hair colour


Marital status



Professional football player

Current team

Deportivo Alaves, Nigerian Women's national team


Centre-back, right-back

Active years

2008 – present

Greatest achievements

2-times Nigerian Women's Champion

Net worth

Estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million

Social media presence


How old is Osinachi Ohale?

The renowned Deportivo Alaves's defender, Osinachi Ohale (age 31 years as of August 2023) was born on 21 December 1991. The famous female footballer is a Nigerian national of mixed ethnicity.

Osinachi Ohale's biography
Osinachi of Nigeria speaks to the media in the post match press conference after the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Group B match against Australia at Brisbane Stadium on 27 July 2023 in Brisbane Meaanjin, Australia. Photo: Chris Hyde
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Osinachi Ohale's stats

The renowned Nigerian legend has played for various clubs throughout her career. She debuted professionally with the Rivers Angels in 2008 before moving to Delta Queens and signing officially with the Houston Dash in 2014, where she scored 1 goal in 19 appearances.

In 2016 she signed with the Vittsjö GIK, made 22 appearances, and scored one goal before moving to Växjö DFF in 2018. In 2019 she moved to Spain to play for CD Tacón, where she made 15 appearances and scored two goals.

Osinachi Ohale's biography
Ohale of Nigeria controls the ball during the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Group B match against Canada at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium on 21 July 2023 in Melbourne Naarm, Australia. Photo: Elsa
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Before landing on her current club Deportivo Alaves, the famous female soccer player made 17 appearances for Madrid CFF in 2021. With the Alaves, she has made 31 appearances as of August 2023 and scored three goals.

Internationally, she has represented her nation on four occasions and won in all of them, that is, during the African Women's Championships. Ohale was in the 2011, 2014, 2019, and 2023 World Cup squads and has made 26 caps for the Super Falcons and scored once.

Osinachi Ohale's injury

The legendary Super Falcons' defender sustained an injury in a match against the co-host, Australia, during the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup and, in doing so, left the pitch in the second half.

Although the team surprised the world by coming from behind to take the day in a 3-2 win, they lost their key defender whose experience, leadership skills and performance were second to none.

Her injury came when she scored the second goal with her head for the Super Falcons in the 65th, and although she insisted that she was okay, the injury looked serious.

We didn't play how we wanted to play our game at the AWCON, and we know what happened coming into the World Cup.

What is Osinachi Ohale's salary and net worth?

The legendary Super Falcons' defender takes home an average annual salary of approximately $1 million, which is around $83,000 per month.

According to various online sources, the renowned legend is worth approximately between $1 million and $5 million as of August 2023. Her career earnings, contracts, brand endorsement and sponsorship deals contribute to her worth.

Osinachi Ohale's Instagram

Osinachi Ohale's biography
Ohale during the match between FC Barcelona and Deportivo Alaves Gloriosas, corresponding to week 5 of the Liga Iberdrola, played at the Johan Cruyff Stadium, on 2 October 2021, in Barcelona, Spain. Photo: Urbanandsport
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The renowned footballer is a famous social media personality with over 19.6k followers on Instagram as of 20 August 2023. She shares her pictures with fans to give them a glimpse of her life off the pitch.

Is Osinachi Ohale married?

According to various online sources, as of August 2023, the famous Nigerian national female football star is single and has no child. She has never been married, and there are no indications of a husband, spouse, boyfriend or partner. She keeps her private life away from the public eye.

In her career, Osinachi Ohale has accomplished numerous achievements, taking home some of the most lucrative trophies and awards in the soccer arena. Like most professional athletes, her net worth is her hard-earned sweat from various teams she has played for over the past decade. The Nigerian centre-back is not only one of the most popular individuals in the country but also one of the richest.

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