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SPORTS

'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

SPORTS

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

HEALTH

Intersex! Meet people who have both male and female reproductive organ in Nigeria.

Intersex are individuals who are born with a combination or both male and female sex organ. According to the UN office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; " intersex do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies". Intersex people were formerly referred to as hermaphrodites, but the term is no longer in use, as it is offensive, discriminatory, and misleading. In Nigeria, the story of James Johnson ( formerly known as Iyabode Abade) caught the attention of Nigerians. James began his career

  1 year ago ago
Intersex! Meet people who have both male and female reproductive organ in Nigeria.

HEALTH

Intersex! Meet people who have both male and female reproductive organ in Nigeria.

Intersex are individuals who are born with a combination or both male and female sex organ. According to the UN office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; " intersex do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies". Intersex people were formerly referred to as hermaphrodites, but the term is no longer in use, as it is offensive, discriminatory, and misleading. In Nigeria, the story of James Johnson ( formerly known as Iyabode Abade) caught the attention of Nigerians. James began his care

  2 years ago ago
Intersex! Meet people who have both male and female reproductive organ in Nigeria.

ENTERTAINMENT

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

SPORTS

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.

SPORTS

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

SPORTS

Meet the Nigeria football player who is intersex (male and female organs)

James Johnson was born intersex and used to play football for Nigeria's national women's team. Later he stopped playing for women team and switch to Men team in Nigeria top division at 19 years of age but face a lot of discriminations from colleges and people watching him and that makes my dreams of a successful career went away with the discovery of his orientation. The attention of the then Nigerian Football Association (NFA) was drawn. He was promised medical check-ups that would confirm which gender category

  2 years ago ago
Meet the Nigeria football player who is intersex (male and female organs)

HEALTH

Intersex! Meet people who have both male and female reproductive organ in Nigeria.

Intersex are people who are brought into the world with a blend or both male and female sēx organ. As per the UN office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; " intersex don't fit the average definitions for male or female bodies".  Intersex individuals were in the past alluded to as bisexuals, however the term is not, at this point being used, as it is hostile, biased, and deceiving.  In Nigeria, the tale of James Johnson ( once in the past known as Iyabode Abade) grabbed the eye of Nigerians. James

  1 year ago ago
Intersex! Meet people who have both male and female reproductive organ in Nigeria.

LIFESTYLE

Popular intersex people story in Nigeria

Research shows that Out of every 2000 child born, one has both male and female organs. In some cases its really visible immediately after birth while in others don't realise that they are till their twenties. This article is about two intersex Nigerians, James Johnson and Mystique Evolving, they were both born with male and female organs. Mystique Evolving Mystique lived as a boy during the early stage of her life, but as she grew older she realized that she wasn't experiencing puberty like the other boys h

  2 years ago ago
Popular intersex people story in Nigeria

SPORTS

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.

SPORTS

Australia Is Set To Bid For 2030 Or 2034 World Cup

The Australian Football(FA) chiefs on Thursday, told The Australian newspaper that they are developing plans to host either the men's 2030 or 2034 World Cup to compliment the country's recent successful bid for the women's 2023 tournament. The move was conceived after Australia's unsuccessful bid for the 2022 World Cup which Qatar controversially won.

  9 months ago ago
Australia Is Set To Bid For 2030 Or 2034 World Cup

RELIGION

Nigerian man tweets " If i no go church tomorrow make corona kil me", see replies

An unbothered Nigerian man has said he would be attending Church service today despite a ban on religious gatherings of more than 20 persons, in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus in Lagos state.    Twitter user, @JamesEJ04457498 wrote : 'I entered overload taxi 7times today I sold my Good's today touching everyone that comes to buy as am tweeting am in a crowd of more than 50 and so on I haven't contacted it then it's only when I go to church I will die. Let me die there.   If I miss church tomorr

  2 years ago ago
Nigerian man tweets

POLITICS

War among the Yoruba cities

The threatened war between the Egbas of Abeokuta and the Yorubas of Ibadan has, we deeply regret to say, now actually broken out. The following interesting letter from the Rev. James Johnson, dated Abeokuta, July 20th, was written before the commencement of hostilities ; but it clearly explains the position of affairs. Mr. Johnson had previously, under the commission given him by the Committee last year, been visiting the stations and out-stations. He was travelling over the country from March 21st to July

  2 years ago ago
War among the Yoruba cities

ENTERTAINMENT

Two Nigerian intersexuals share their experience with BBC Pidgin

According to Medline Plus, Intersex is a group of conditions where there is a discrepancy between the external genitals and the internal genitals (the testes and ovaries).The older term for this condition is hermaphroditism.

  1 year ago ago
Two Nigerian intersexuals share their experience with BBC Pidgin

SPORTS

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

ENTERTAINMENT

"If I Miss Church Make Corona Kill Me" Nigerian Man Says Despite Government Warning Against Church

Nigerians are very funny set of people, some Nigerians think thus Coronavirus problem the world is facing is something to play with. An unbothered Nigerian man has said he would be attending Church service today despite a ban on religious gatherings of more than 20 persons, in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus in Lagos state.  Twitter user, @JamesEJ04457498 wrote : 'I entered overload taxi 7times today I sold my Good's today touching everyone that comes to buy as am tweeting am in a crowd of more tha

  2 years ago ago

POLITICS

War among the Yoruba cities

The threatened war between the Egbas of Abeokuta and the Yorubas of Ibadan has, we deeply regret to say, now actually broken out. The following interesting letter from the Rev. James Johnson, dated Abeokuta, July 20th, was written before the commencement of hostilities ; but it clearly explains the position of affairs. Mr. Johnson had previously, under the commission given him by the Committee last year, been visiting the stations and out-stations. He was travelling over the country from March 21st to July 3rd

  1 year ago ago
War among the Yoruba cities

RELIGION

If I Miss Church Today Make Corona Virus Kill Me, Man Cries Out

If I miss church make coronavirus kill me - Nigerian man says despite ban on religious gatherings of more than 20 persons An unbothered Nigerian man has said he would be attending Church service today despite a ban on religious gatherings of more than 20 persons, in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus in Lagos state.    Twitter user, @JamesEJ04457498 wrote : 'I entered overload taxi 7times today I sold my Good's today touching everyone that comes to buy as am tweeting am in a crowd of more than 50 an

  2 years ago ago
If I Miss Church Today Make Corona Virus Kill Me, Man Cries Out

OTHERS

More Staffs layoffs for Australian Sport Amid Coronavirus Shutdown

Football Federation Australia (FFA), three days after suspending the top-flight A-League indefinitely, said it had let go 70% of its staff in a bid to keep the embattled code afloat. The Australia’s soccer federation laid off most of its staff on Friday as domestic sports battled to stay afloat during the national lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. While a round of layoffs also hit domestic cricket while the National Rugby League (NRL), the country’s most popular sporting competition in

  2 years ago ago
More Staffs layoffs for Australian Sport Amid Coronavirus Shutdown