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'I Changed To A Man After Playing Football As A Woman' - Ex-Super Falcons Player Narrates

An Ex-Nigerian Footballer, James Johnson has narrated how he changed into a man after playing football as a woman. James Johnson who was formerly known as Iyabo Abade shared his story during an interview on TVC. A Nigerian man has shared the story of his transgender surgery and how he has handled the ordeal so far.

  10 months ago ago
'I Changed To A Man After Playing Football As A Woman' - Ex-Super Falcons Player Narrates

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I changed to a man after playing football for Nigeria as a woman- Intersex Ex-Super falcons player

A former Super Falcons player has revealed how he underwent surgery to be a man after playing football for the Super Falcons of Nigeria as a woman. The former player who used to be known as Iyabo Abade but has now changed his name to James Johnson has a rare disorder called Hermaphroditism or Intersex.

  10 months ago ago
I changed to a man after playing football for Nigeria as a woman- Intersex Ex-Super falcons player

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Meet The Ex-Player Who Needs A Surgery To Become A Complete Man After Playing Football As A Woman

On Your View, a show which is aired on TVC, a former super falcons player James Johnson formerly known as Iyabo Abade was on the show through a call to discuss his rare case known as Hermaphroditism (a rare condition of having a male and female reproductive organ).

  10 months ago ago
Meet The Ex-Player Who Needs A Surgery To Become A Complete Man After Playing Football As A Woman

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How I changed to a man after playing football as a woman- Ex Super Falcons striker reveals.

Former Nigeria Super Falcons forward, Iyabo Abade, now known as James Johnson was born intersex before undergoing a gender reassignment surgery at the Midway Hospital in Los Angeles, California which cost over US$450,000, in 2004 to fully become a man. Johnson, who was raised a female, began playing football at the age of 11 with a record of 38 goals in the 1996 Nigeria women’s league season while playing for Jegede Babes. However, it was when he was at the point of making his debut at the 1998 African Wo

  2 years ago ago
How I changed to a man after playing football as a woman- Ex Super Falcons striker reveals.

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Meet the Only Nigerian Man who once played for the National Female Football Team, the Super Falcon

James Johnson as Iyabo and the After the gender reassignment surgery James Johnson, who was known as Iyabo Abade, was a Super Falcon player, who played in the Forward position.  Iyabo also played in the Nigerian female league and scored a record 38 goals, while playing for Jegede Babes during the 1996 season.  Although Iyabo was legally female, she was biologically an intersex, a condition where a person is born with both male and female reproductive organs.  Before participation in the 1998 Women's Afri

  2 years ago ago
Meet the Only Nigerian Man who once played for the National Female Football Team, the Super Falcon

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The tragic story of Nigeria's first HERMAPHRODITE footballer. See how she changed from woman to man.

Former Nigeria Super Falcons forward, Iyabo Abade, now known as James Johnson was born intersex before undergoing a gender reassignment surgery at the Midway Hospital in Los Angeles, California which cost over US$450,000, in 2004 to fully become a man. Johnson, who was raised a female, began playing football at the age of 11 with a record of 38 goals in the 1996 Nigeria women’s league season while playing for Jegede Babes. However, it was when he was at the point of making his debut at the 1998 African Women’s

  2 years ago ago
The tragic story of Nigeria's first HERMAPHRODITE footballer. See how she changed from woman to man.

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Unbeatable Record: The Only Player That Played Professional Football For Both Male and Female Team

The Only Player That Played Professional Football For Both Male and Female Team Born intersex, Iyabo Abade scored a record 38 goals in the 1996 Nigerian female football season. After a series of incidents on and off the pitch,Abade decided to transition, and became James Johnson. Iyabo Abade was raised as a girl in a village in the then Bendel state, in southeast Nigeria. From age 11, she became the top scorer for the Super Falcons womens’ football team, the Nigerian national team, netting over 30 g

  2 years ago ago
Unbeatable Record: The Only Player That Played Professional Football For Both Male and Female Team