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10 pictures that show that this 37-year-old Super Falcons player is younger than her age.

Super Falcons defender, Onome Obi is the oldest player in the Super Falcons squad and also the first Africa woman to participate in five FIFA World Cup tournaments. 

Born on May 8 1983 in Lagos, the Henan Huishang defender is still looking younger on the football pitch and outside the pitch with her pictures. 

Despite her age, the former Bayelsa Queens defender is still an important player in the Super Falcons squad, playing in all the matches at the 2019 FIFA Women World Cup in 🇫🇷. 

Speaking to The Sun, the 37-year-old once revealed the secret to her forever young stature and display with the national team, and why she believes her services are still needed in the team. 

"No secret. All I do is to remain fit. You know football is a game of fitness and I realize the more I play, the more I get fit."

"Although age is not on my side but at the same time, I believe my experience is also needed for the upliftment of the team."

"Aside from that, as a footballer, one has to be ready for big games because it fetches a player more recognition. So, all I have to say is hard work remains the key to success."

On why she is still single, Onome who has featured 81 times for Nigeria says she is yet to find the man of her dreams. 

"That sounds funny (laughs), I am the type of person who loves to stick with what I want. It’s not as if am declining men but the issue is I haven’t seen the kind of person that I want."

"Although ladies can’t find a perfect person these days, we just get to live with the available one who suits us."

"But as for me, I don’t think I have come across the person I want to spend the rest of my life with."

Lastly, the Lagos-born defender revealed the secret to her younger look is happiness that comes from inside of her and ignores side talks because of the joy that is inside of her which she wants to sustain. 

"I think the secret remains rest of mind. I don’t think about what people say. All I do is to play with kids and others close one."

"I hear people say at my age, am still single, but I don’t care because of the peace of mind I want to sustain. I give thanks to God, even though am single at 37; I still look good and fresh than some young ones on the streets."

Here her ten pictures of the 37-year-old Super Falcons defender which shows she is younger than her age.

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