Henriette Akaba

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Henriette Akaba
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Akaba representing Cameroon in July 2015
Personal information
Full name Henriette Michèle Akaba Edoa
Date of birth (1992-06-07) 7 June 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) [1]
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Levante Las Planas
Number 22
Youth career
Amazone FC
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2008–2009 Lorient Yaoundé
2010 Bangkokthonburi SC
2010–2011 Canon Yaoundé
2011 Louves Minproff
2012 FC Energy Voronezh
2012–2015 Lorema FC
2015–2017 Trabzon İdmanocağı 30 (11)
2018 Ataşehir Belediyespor 11 (8)
2019 Beşiktaş 6 (2)
2020 Minsk 5 (2)
2021 Soyaux 5 (1)
2021–2022 Santa Teresa 27 (0)
2022– Levante Las Planas 1 (0)
International career
20??– Cameroon 66 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 3 December 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 17:05, 23 June 2015 (UTC)

Henriette Michèle Akaba Edoa (born 7 June 1992), shortly Henriette Akaba, [2] or Michèle Akaba, [3] is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish Liga F club FC Levante Las Planas and the Cameroon women's national team. [4] [5] She has played in the Turkish Women's First Football League for Beşiktaş J.K. with jersey number 18 [6] and in the Division 1 Féminine for ASJ Soyaux.

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Player career

Club

Henriette Akaba of Atasehir Belediyespor in the 2017-18 Turkish Women's First League HenrietteAkaba (22).jpg
Henriette Akaba of Ataşehir Belediyespor in the 2017–18 Turkish Women's First League
Henriette Akaba playing for Trabzon Idmanocagi in the 2015-16 season's away match against Kirecburnu Spor. HenrietteAkaba (3).JPG
Henriette Akaba playing for Trabzon İdmanocagı in the 2015–16 season's away match against Kireçburnu Spor.
Henriette Akaba (white/black) of Besiktas J.K. in the 2018-19 Turkish Women's First League's home match against Amed S.K. HenrietteAkaba (47).jpg
Henriette Akaba (white/black) of Beşiktaş J.K. in the 2018–19 Turkish Women's First League's home match against Amed S.K.

Akaba began her football career with Amazone FC in her hometown in Cameroon. In Spring 2008, she went to the rival Lorient FC Yaoundé, where she debuted as a senior player in the Ligue 2. After two and half years, she moved to Thailand in Spring 2010 to play for Bangkokthonburi SC in the Thailandish Women's First League. After one year, she returned home, and signed with Canon Yaoundé. In November 2011, Akaba joined Louves Minproff de Yaoundé. [7] In Spring 2012, she moved to Russia to play for FC Energy Voronezh in the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League. After only a half year, she returned to her country in June 2012, and joined Lorema FC Filles De Yaoundé. [3]

End 2015, Akaba moved to Turkey, and was transferred on 4 December by Trabzon İdmanocağı, which competes in the Women's First League. [8] She scored already one goal for her new team in the home match against Kireçburnu Spor two days later. [6]

In October 2017, Akaba signed a two-year contract with the Istanbul-based club Ataşehir Belediyespor effective 2 January 2018. [3] She participation at the 2018–19 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round. She scored one goal each in all three matches she played. [9] [10] [11] In the 2018–19 league season, she transferred to Beşiktaş J.K. [12]

International goals
DateVenueOpponentCompetitionResultScored
Ataşehir Beledyespor
7 August 2018III. Kerületi TVE Stadion, Budapest, Hungary Flag of the Czech Republic.svg SK Slavia Praha 2018–19 UEFA Women's Champions League L 2–71 [9]
10 August 2018Hidegkúti Nándor Stadion, Budapest, Hungary Flag of Hungary.svg MTK Hungária FC D 2–21 [10]
13 August 2018III. Kerületi TVE Stadion, Budapest, Hungary Flag of Kosovo.svg KFF Mitrovica W 6–11 [11]

International

Akaba is a member of the Cameroon women's national football team, nicknamed the "Indomitable Lionesses". [3] She took part in women's football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics , in 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group C and in 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group E. [7] [1] She capped 66 times for the national team. [3]

Career statistics

As of match played 23 December 2018.
ClubSeasonLeagueContinentalNationalTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Trabzon İdmanocağı 2015–16 First League 124124
2016–17 First League187187
Total30113011
Ataşehir Belediyespor 2017–18 First League11800118
2018–19 First League00330033
Total118331411
Beşiktaş J.K. 2018–19 First League62--62
Total62--62
Career total4721335024

Honours

Turkish Women's First Football League
Trabzon İdmanocağı (women)
Third places (1): 2015–16
Ataşehir Belediyespor
Winners (1): 2017–18

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