Ajara Nchout

Ajara Nchout Njoya[1][2] (born 12 January 1993) is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a forward.

She plays for Norwegian club Vålerenga since 2019, having played 2016–17 for Swedish club Sundsvalls DFF and the Cameroon national team. In 2015, she represented American National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) club Western New York Flash.

Ajara Nchout
Personal information
Full name Ajara Nchout Njoya[1][2]
Date of birth 12 January 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Njisse, Cameroon
Height 164 cm (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 33
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Franck Rollycek de Douala 0 (0)
2011–2012 FC Energy Voronezh 23 (5)
2012–2013 WFC Rossiyanka 14 (2)
2014 AS Police de Yaoundé 0 (0)
2015 Western New York Flash 7 (0)
2016–2017 Sundsvalls 41 (22)
2018 IL Sandviken 19 (15)
2019– Vålerenga 9 (3)
National team
2012– Cameroon 43[3] (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 06:04, 29 December 2015 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:26, 23 June 2015 (UTC)

Early training

Njoya states that her family discouraged her from playing football, preferring that she instead focus on education.[4]

Club career

In January 2015 Nchout agreed to join Western New York Flash of the NWSL.[5] She had previously played in the Russian Top Division for FC Energy Voronezh and WFC Rossiyanka.

She was waived by the Flash in October 2015.[6] In December 2015 she announced that she had signed for Sundsvalls DFF of the Swedish Elitettan.[7]

Nchout later signed with Vålerenga after appearing in 22 matches for Sandviken. She missed the final of the Norwegian cup with Sandviken as she was on international duty with Cameroon, a match they lost.[8]

International career

As a member of the Cameroonian national team, she played at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[9] She was also part of the national team at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.[4] She was capped for all four matches in the 2015 World Cup, and scored a goal against Japan,[6] the team that ended up placing second in the tournament. During the 2019 World Cup, she scored the team's only two goals in the team's only win of group play that led them to the round of 16.[10]


WFC Rossiyanka



  1. ^ a b c "List of Players – Cameroon" (PDF). FIFA. 30 May 2015. p. 3. Retrieved 6 June 2015. FIFA Display Name: Ajara NCHOUT, Last Name: NCHOUT NJOYA, First Name: Ajara, Shirt Name: NCHOUT
  2. ^ a b "Ajara Nchout Njoya". Western New York Flash. Retrieved 2015-11-17.
  3. ^ "Profile". FIFA.com. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  4. ^ a b Enow, Njie (21 June 2019). "Cameroon's Nchout Ajara, a heroine on and off the pitch, can hurt England". BBC. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Flash Sign Two International Forwards". www.nwslsoccer.com. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Flash Waive Ajara Nchout Njoya" (Press release). WNY Flash. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  7. ^ "VM-spelare till Sundsvalls DFF" (in Swedish). Damfotboll.com. 28 December 2015. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  8. ^ "Cameroon star Ajara Nchout Njoya on the move in Norway". bbc.co.uk. 19 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Ajara Nchout profile at 2012 Olympics website". Archived from the original on 2013-05-30. Retrieved 2012-11-28.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  10. ^ Hafez, Shamoon (20 June 2019). "Women's World Cup: Cameroon score injury-time winner to set up England tie". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 21 June 2019.

External links

2010 African Women's Championship squads

This article describes the squads for the 2010 African Women's Championship.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group C

Group C of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup consisted of Japan, Switzerland, Cameroon and Ecuador. Matches were played from 8 to 16 June 2015.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup began on 20 June and ended with the final match on 5 July 2015. A total of 16 teams competed in this knockout stage.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup statistics

The following article outlines the statistics for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, which took place in Canada from 6 June to 5 July.

Goals scored from penalty shoot-outs are not counted, and matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.

2015 Western New York Flash season

The 2015 season is Western New York Flash's eighth season of existence, and the third in which they competed in the National Women's Soccer League, the top division of women's soccer in the United States.

2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations squads

The squad listings were announced on 16 November 2016.

2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations

The 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations, officially known as the Total Women's Africa Cup Of Nations, Ghana 2018, was the 11th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations (13th edition if tournaments without hosts are included), the biennial international football championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the women's national teams of Africa. The tournament was held in Ghana, from 17 November to 1 December 2018.The tournament also doubles as the African qualifiers to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. The top three teams qualified for the World Cup in France.Nigeria were the defending champions. They won the tournament for their third consecutive and 11th overall Africa Women Cup of Nations title.

2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations qualification

The 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations qualification was a women's football competition which decided the participating teams of the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations.

A total of eight teams qualified to play in the final tournament, including Ghana who qualified automatically as hosts.

2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations squads

The squad listings were announced on 16 November 2018.

2018 Toppserien

The 2018 Toppserien is the 32nd season of the highest women's football league in Norway. LSK Kvinner entered the season as the defending champions.

LSK Kvinner won their fifth consecutive title with five matchdays to spare.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group E

Group E of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup took place from 10 to 20 June 2019. The group consisted of Cameroon, Canada, the Netherlands and New Zealand. The top two teams, the Netherlands and Canada, along with the third-placed team, Cameroon (as one of the four best third-placed teams), advanced to the round of 16.

Augustine Ejangue

Augustine Silvia Ejangue Siliki (born 19 January 1989) is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a defender for Norwegian club Arna-Bjørnar and the Cameroon women's national team. She previously played for Energiya Voronezh and WFC Rossiyanka of the Russian Top League and for Danish Elitedivisionen club Fortuna Hjørring. She is a member of the Cameroonian national team, who she represented at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2015 and 2019 editions of the FIFA Women's World Cup.A Russian-speaking agent secured Ejangue and compatriot Ajara Nchout a lucrative transfer to Energiya Voronezh in 2011. But her time in Russia was interrupted by illness when she contracted malaria while back in Cameroon on national team duty.Ejangue had signed for Swedish club Tyresö FF when they suffered a financial implosion and withdrew from the 2014 Damallsvenskan season, expunging all their results and making all their players free agents. She moved on to finish the season with Amazon Grimstad of the Norwegian Toppserien. In February 2015 Ejangue agreed a two-year contract with another Scandinavian club, Fortuna Hjørring. In summer 2017 she moved to Spain and signed for Santa Teresa CD.At the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, Cameroon faced England in the last sixteen stage. Ejangue's back-pass to her goalkeeper conceded the indirect free kick from which England took the lead. She spat on Toni Duggan in the immediate aftermath, one of several controversies during Cameroon's 0–3 defeat.

Cameroon at the FIFA Women's World Cup

The Cameroon women's national football team has represented Cameroon at the FIFA Women's World Cup on two occasions, in 2015 and 2019.

Cameroon women's national football team

The Cameroon national women's football team, also known as the Indomitable Lionesses, is the national team of Cameroon and is controlled by the Cameroon Football Association. They finished second in the 1991, 2004, 2014, and 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations, participated in the 2012 Olympic Games and have competed in their first ever FIFA Women's World Cup in 2015.

List of FIFA Women's World Cup goalscorers

This article lists each country's goalscorers in the FIFA Women's World Cup. There are 373 goalscorers for the 917 goals scored at the 8 editions of the World Cup final tournaments.


Numbers in green means the player finished as the tournament top scorer (or joint top scorer).

List of foreign NWSL players

This is a list of current and former foreign players in the National Women's Soccer League, a women's soccer league in the United States. The following players

have been on the roster for the NWSL club(s) listed, not counting preseason.

have not been capped by the U.S. national team on any level/have been capped by a team other than the U.S. national team.

were born outside the U.S./have citizenship outside the U.S.

Players listed in bold are currently active.

Vålerenga Fotball Damer

Vålerenga Fotball Damer is the women's football branch of Vålerenga Fotball. The team plays in Toppserien, Norway.

The team first won promotion to Toppserien in 2011 after earning promotion from the First Division. This made Vålerenga the third Norwegian club with both a men's team and a women's team in the top-tier league, and the first club to have its own women's team win promotion to Toppserien, as the two other clubs, Stabæk Fotball and Lillestrøm SK, inherited another club's women's team.

Western New York Flash

The Western New York Flash (WNYF) is an American professional soccer club based in Elma, New York that competes in the United Women's Soccer league. They have won league championships in four different leagues: the USL W-League in 2010, Women's Professional Soccer in 2011, Women's Premier Soccer League Elite in 2012, and the National Women's Soccer League in 2016.

The team was founded in 2008 as the Buffalo Flash and played in the USL W-League from 2008–2010. In 2011, the team became the Western New York Flash and joined Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), its only season in the league. In 2012, the team was a member of Women's Premier Soccer League Elite (WPSL-E) following the folding of the WPS. The Flash won three consecutive league championships from 2010 to 2012 under head coach Aaran Lines: W-League in 2010, WPS in 2011, and WPSL-E in 2012. The Flash reached the inaugural NWSL Championship during the 2013 season, but fell to the Portland Thorns FC while searching for their fourth-straight title. In 2016, the team won the NWSL Championship for the first and only time.The team is owned by the Sahlen family, who run the Sahlen's meat packing company in Buffalo. Joe Sahlen is the team's owner. His daughter, Alex Sahlen, is the team President and a former defender on the team.

Cameroon squads


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