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Nkem Ezurike (CAN)

Connect: @Nkemg22 @nkemg22
Phonetic: kem Zuh-ri-KAY
Date of birth: 1992-03-19
Age 26
Birthplace: Halifax, NS, CAN
Raised: Lower Sackville, NS, CAN
School(s): University of Michigan
Height: 180 cm
Team Honours: Jubilee Trophy winner (2008)
International "A" totals: #CANWNT
Appearances: 5
Starts: 0
Goals: 0
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-09-05
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Notes

Nkemjika Natalie Ezurike... speaks English and French... her parents (and grandparents) were born in Nigeria... while she was born in Halifax, her family was in fact already living in neighbouring Lower Sackville... she was six years old when she started playing soccer in the Lower Sackville Timbits program... grew up playing soccer and a little bit of basketball... favourites have included Didier Drogba, Chelsea FC... earned a Bachelor of Arts, Economics and International Studies from the University of Michigan in 2014... as a youth player in 2008, was noted by the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (“tall, strong and physical, shows well for the ball (support), good distribution”)... 

For Country

she was 14 years old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2006 with coach Bob Birarda... won a bronze medal with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship (Canada qualified for Trinidad and Tobago 2008)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup New Zealand 2008.. .won a silver medal with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship in Panama (Canada qualified for Japan 2012)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Japan 2012... she was 21 years old when she made her debut for Canada on 5 March 2014... 

Year Prize Honour
2009 Forward / attaquante Canada Games All-Star Team - Women’s Soccer
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
2015-07-26 canw23 Danny Worthington [2015-07] Pan American Games Women’s Football USA / Boston Breakers 23
2015-02-14 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-02] Centralised Development Program USA / Boston Breakers 22
2015-01-16 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-01] BaoAn Cup Women's International Football Tournament Shenzhen 2015 USA / Boston Breakers 22
2014-12-12 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-12] Centralised Development Program USA / Boston Breakers 22
2014-10-21 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-10] Centralised Development Program USA / Boston Breakers 22
2014-05-09 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-05] Women's International Friendly in Winnipeg USA / Boston Breakers 22
2014-03-15 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-03] Cyprus Women's Cup USA / Boston Breakers 21
2014-01-24 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-01] Centralised Development Program USA / Boston Breakers 21
2013-02-14 canw Andrew Olivieri [2013-02] Women’s EXCELeration camp CAN / Comètes de Laval 20
2012-08-28 canw20 Andrew Olivieri [2012-08] FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Japan 2012 CAN / Comètes de Laval 20
2012-08-15 canw20 Andrew Olivieri [2012-08] Women’s U-20 pre-tournament camp CAN / Comètes de Laval 20
2012-07-21 canw20 Andrew Olivieri [2012-07] Women’s U-20 camp in Europe Comètes de Laval 20
2012-07-08 canw20 Andrew Olivieri [2012-07] Women’s U-20 camp in Montréal Comètes de Laval 20
2012-03-12 canw20 Andrew Olivieri [2012-03] CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship USA / University of Michigan 19
2012-02-27 canw20 Andrew Olivieri [2012-02] Pre-tournament U-20 camp USA / University of Michigan 19
2010-05-16 canw18 Carolina Morace [2010-05] Women’s U-18 Eastern camp Comètes de Laval 18
2009-07-17 canw20 Carolina Morace [2009-07] Women’s U-20 camp in USA Comètes de Laval 17
2008-11-09 canw17 Bryan Rosenfeld [2008-10] FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, New Zealand 2008 16
2008-10-25 canw17 Bryan Rosenfeld [2008-10] Women’s U-17 pre-tournament camp 16
2008-09-29 canw17 Bryan Rosenfeld [2008-09] Women’s U-17 camp in France 16
2008-09-01 canw17 Bryan Rosenfeld [2008-08] Women’s U-17 camp in Ontario 16
2008-07-28 canw17 Bryan Rosenfeld [2008-07] CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship 16
2008-07-11 canw17 Bryan Rosenfeld [2008-07] Women’s U-17 pre-tournament camp 16
2008-04-21 canw17 Bryan Rosenfeld [2008-04] Women’s U-17 camp in USA 16
2008-03-23 canw17 Bryan Rosenfeld [2008-03] Women’s U-17 camp in Ontario 16
2007-11-24 canw17 Bryan Rosenfeld [2007-11] Women’s U-17 camp in USA 15
2006-04-06 canw15 Bob Birarda [2006-04] Girls' U-15 camp 14
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
2015 CAN WNT 2-0-0 23 2 0 2 26 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2014 CAN WNT 2-0-1 22 3 0 3 34 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 5 0 5 60 0 0 0 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
2015 canw23 0-0-3 23 3 1 2 97 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2012 canw20 3-0-3 20 6 5 1 345 3 0 0 0 N/A 0
2008 canw17 3-2-2 16 7 7 0 403 2 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 16 13 3 845 5 0 0 0 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
2015-07-24 Hamilton, ON, CAN Pan American Games canw23 1 : 2 MEX 23 67 23 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-07-19 Hamilton, ON, CAN Pan American Games canw23 0 : 2 BRA 23 74 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-07-15 Hamilton, ON, CAN Pan American Games canw23 0 : 2 CRC 23 1 58 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-01-15 Shenzhen, CHN Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 1 CHN 22 89 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-01-13 Shenzhen, CHN Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 1 MEX 22 65 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-03-10 Nicosia, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 0 : 2 ENG 21 80 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-03-07 Larnaka, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 3 : 1 ITA 21 84 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-03-05 Nicosia, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 3 : 0 FIN 21 72 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012-08-27 Saitama, JPN FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup canw20 1 : 2 PRK 20 56 34 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012-08-23 Kobe, JPN FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup canw20 1 : 2 NOR 20 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012-03-11 Ciudad de Panamá, PAN CONCACAF Women's Under-20 canw20 1 : 2 USA 19 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012-03-09 Ciudad de Panamá, PAN CONCACAF Women's Under-20 canw20 6 : 0 PAN 19 1 67 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012-03-05 Ciudad de Panamá, PAN CONCACAF Women's Under-20 canw20 1 : 0 MEX 19 1 57 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012-03-01 Ciudad de Panamá, PAN CONCACAF Women's Under-20 canw20 5 : 0 HAI 19 1 72 2 0 0 0 0 0
2008-11-08 Wellington, NZL FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup canw17 1 : 3 GER 16 1 63 1 0 0 0 0 0
2008-11-04 Hamilton, NZL FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup canw17 0 : 0 DEN 16 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-11-01 Auckland, NZL FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup canw17 1 : 1 COL 16 1 45 1 0 0 0 0 0
2008-10-28 Auckland, NZL FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup canw17 1 : 0 NZL 16 1 69 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-07-24 Macoya, TRI CONCACAF Women's Under-17 canw17 0 : 2 CRC 16 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-07-19 Bacolet, TRI CONCACAF Women's Under-17 canw17 4 : 3 JAM 16 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-07-17 Bacolet, TRI CONCACAF Women's Under-17 canw17 3 : 0 PUR 16 1 46 0 0 0 0 0 0

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