Michelle Chinwendu Alozie (born 28 April 1997) is an American-born Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for National Women’s Soccer League team Houston Dash and the Nigeria women’s national team.
She was born on April 28, 1997 in Apple Valley, an incorporated town in the Victor Valley of San Bernardino County, in the U.S. state of California. Her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Chioma and Godwin Alozie, are both from Nigeria.
Early Life and Career
Born in California, United States on April 28, 1997. Alozie was raised in Apple Valley, California.
Alozie has attended the Granite Hills High School in her hometown, the Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut and the University of Tennessee.
Michelle Alozie currently plays as a striker for the Houston Dash in America’s National Women Soccer League. But her football career began at Yale University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology in 2019.
Alozie currently plays for Houston Dash.
Alozie made her senior debut for Nigeria on 10 June 2021 as a 65th-minute substitution in a 0–1 friendly loss to Jamaica.
Alozie, who made her debut in the 2021 US Summer Series tournament, had an impressive outing on her first duty for the Falcons after holding veteran forward Megan Rapinoe under lock and key when the Super Falcons played against the World No 1, USA in Austin, Texas.
The makeshift defender however received enthusiastic commendation from the Nigeria Women’s and University of Pittsburgh manager, Randy Waldrum for her awe-inspiring display in the Falcons unfortunate loss to USA.
“I think she did a good job and I feel they were really trying to isolate Mitchell a little bit,”
“They didn’t attack the right side nearly as much as they attacked Mitchell’s side. And I thought, for the most part, she held them in check there. She is a good young player”
The Yale university alumnus who racked up nine goals, five assists and 23 points was named Co-Offensive Player of the Year in the Ivy League, prior to her call up to the National team.
Elated and Astonished having been called up to the Super Falcons of Nigeria team, Alozie had this to say on making her debut; “I was very surprised when I got the call-up so it’s really a big dream for me to be here playing with a lot of people that I looked up to growing up”. She concluded.
She made the squad for the 2022 Women African Cup of Nations in Morocco.
Her parents, Mr. Godwin Alozie (father) and Mrs. Chioma Alozie (mother). Her parents are both from Nigeria.
Michelle Alozie is currently single and not in an open relationship for now.
Michelle Alozie is also not married.
Super Falcons and Houston Dash centre forward Michelle Chinwedu Alozie has disclosed that she has a crush on Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi.
Michelle Alozie’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $350, 000 – $1 million.
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