Born in Yaoundé, Cameroon in 1993, she arrived in France at the age of six. Awona could have chosen to play for France internationally, and was a part of the France U19 team, but instead chose to represent Cameroon at senior level.
On 28 May 2015, she was selected in Cameroon's 23-player squad for 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. After not playing the first two matches she made her FIFA Women's World Cup debut on 16 June 2015 in a 2–1 win against Switzerland in the last group stage match. She also started the next match in the Round of 16 against China.
|Full name||Marie Aurelle Awona|
|Date of birth||2 February 1993|
|Place of birth||Yaoundé, Cameroon|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 September 2016 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:49, 23 June 2015 (UTC)
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 squads
This is a list of squads of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, an international women's association football tournament that was held in Canada from 6 June until 5 July 2015. The 24 national teams involved in the tournament were required to register a squad of 23 players; only players in these squads were eligible to take part in the tournament. The deadline to submit rosters to FIFA was 25 May 2015.Players marked (c) were named as captain for their national squad. Totals for caps and goals, club affiliations, and ages are as of the opening day of the tournament on 6 June 2015.2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations
The 2016 Women Africa Cup of Nations was the 12th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations, 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 Cameroon between 19 November and 3 December 2016. The initial dates were 8–22 October 2016, but were changed due to weather considerations. A total of eight teams played in the tournament.On 6 August 2015, the CAF Executive Committee decided to change the name of the tournament from the African Women's Championship to the Africa Women Cup of Nations, similar to the men's version, Africa Cup of Nations.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 squads
The squad listings were announced on 16 November 2018.2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the eighth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship contested by 24 women's national teams representing member associations of FIFA. It took place between 7 June and 7 July 2019, with 52 matches staged in nine cities in France, which was awarded the right to host the event in March 2015, the first time the country hosted the tournament. The tournament was the first Women's World Cup to use the video assistant referee (VAR) system.
The United States entered the competition as defending champions after winning the 2015 edition in Canada and successfully defended their title with a 2–0 victory over the Netherlands in the final. In doing so, they secured their record fourth title and became the second nation, after Germany, to have successfully retained the title.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 16.2019 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage
The knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the second and final stage of the competition, following the group stage. It began on 22 June with the round of 16 and ended on 7 July with the final match, held at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu. A total of 16 teams (the top two teams from each group, along with the four best third-placed teams) advanced to the knockout stage to compete in a single-elimination style tournament.All times listed are local, CEST (UTC+2).2019 FIFA Women's World Cup squads
This is a list of squads of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, an international women's association football tournament being held in France from 7 June until 7 July 2019. Each of the 24 national teams involved in the tournament had to provide to FIFA a preliminary squad of between 23 and 50 players by 26 April 2019, which FIFA did not publish. From the preliminary squad, each team named a final squad of 23 players (three of whom must be goalkeepers) by 24 May 2019. FIFA published the 23-player final lists, with the squad numbers, on their website on 27 May 2019. Players in the final squad could be replaced by a player from the preliminary squad due to serious injury or illness up to 24 hours prior to kickoff of the team's first match.The age listed for each player is on 7 June 2019, the first day of the tournament. The numbers of caps and goals listed for each player do not include any matches played after the start of the tournament. The club listed is the club for which the player last played a competitive match prior to the tournament. A flag is included for coaches that are of a different nationality than their own national team.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.Dijon FCO (women)
Dijon Football Côte d'Or (French pronunciation: [diʒɔ̃ futbol kot dɔʁ]; commonly referred to as Dijon FCO or simply Dijon) is a French women's football club based in the city of Dijon. It has been the women's section of Dijon FCO since 2006. The club currently plays in the Division 1 Féminine, the highest division of women's football in France.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 FIFA Women's World Cup own goals
This is a list of all own goals scored during FIFA Women's World Cup matches (not including qualification games).
Nigeria and the United States have scored three own goals for their opponents, while Norway has benefited from four own goals. Of the 23 matches with own goals, the team scoring the own goal has won four times and drawn three times.The only player to score two own goals is Angie Ponce from Ecuador, scoring twice for Switzerland in 2015. She later scored Ecuador's first World Cup goals in the same match.