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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.

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.