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Osinachi Ohale Biography and Profile



Osinachi Marvis Ohale (born 21 December 1991) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a centre back or right back for Liga MX Femenil side Pachuca and the Nigeria women’s national team.

Club career

Ohale played for Houston Dash in the National Women’s Soccer League throughout the 2014 season before returning home to Nigeria with Rivers Angels.

In 2016, she joined Swedish Damallsvenskan side Vittsjö GIK, playing for the club on 22 occasions before transferring to Växjö DFF eighteen months later in August 2018.

On 11 September 2019, she signed for Spanish side CD Tacón on a permanent transfer, playing her first game for the club in a 3–0 victory over Sporting de Huelva just three days later.

On 30 July 2020, Ohale signed for A.S. Roma Women, the Nigeria international parted ways with Spanish side CD Tacon (now renamed Real Madrid), last month (June, 2020) after the expiration of her contract with the Primera Iberdrola outfit. She joined the Serie A Women’s League outfit on a one-year deal for an undisclosed fee. Reacting to her historic move, Ohale told the club website: “I chose Roma because of so many things; so many amazing things about the club, about this city and this country that interested me”. “I felt like it would be a great thing for me, to explore and to experience new things and a new challenge”.

Real Madrid Femenino: Osinachi Ohale, el último fichaje del Tacón: el ...International career

She represented Nigeria in the African Women’s Championship tournaments of 201020142016 and 2018. She has won the competition on all four occasions.

She was also on the Nigerian squads of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 20112015 and 2019.

On 16 June 2023, she was included in the 23-player Nigerian squad for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. In their second group stage match against host country Australia, Ohale was solid in defence for the Super Falcons and went on to score the second goal of the game which gave Nigeria the lead against the hosts. Her performance in the match earned her the Player of the Match award.

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