CFF Madrid confirms Marie Awona’s exit before possible return to France


The experienced international Cameroonian has left the Spanish outfit after seeing his current contract this summer

The Spanish Primera Iberdrola Madrid CFF team has announced the departure of Marie Awona following the expiration of her contract this summer before her possible return to France.The Cameroonian international joined the Spanish team on the French side in Dijon in February this year and became the third African on the team after the Nigerian duo Chidinma Okeke and Rita Chikwelu.

During her short stay, she made five trips to all events, including three Iberdrola games in the 2019-2020 season before the campaign was suddenly brought to a close by the coronavirus pandemic.

After canceling the league in May, Oscar Fernandez’s team finished in 12th position – with 19 points in 21 games and the club split with 11 players, including Awona.

Ana Catala, Ana Martinez, Laura Fernández, Marta Turmo, Bruna Tavares, Jang Sel Gi, Ingrid Moe Wold, Raquel Poza, Cristina Portomene and Mari García-Uceda were affected by the release.

“The club officially declares that Ana María Catalá, Ana Lucía Martínez, Laura Fernández, Marta Turmo, Bruna Tavares, Jang Sel Gi, Ingrid Moe Wold, Marie Aurelle Awona, Raquel Poza, Cristina Portomeñe and Mari Carmen García-Uceda will not be is part of the team of the first team next season, “announced the club via its website.

“The Madrid Club of Futbol, ​​although it will not be in the project for the 2020-21 season, would like to thank everyone for their commitment to this jersey, this badge and wish them the best in the future . Thank you! ”

Awona, who was born in Cameroon but grew up in France, represented the Indomitable Lionesses at the 2019 Women’s World Cup, with four games in the knockout stages.

And before moving to Madrid during the winter, the 27-year-old player played for the French part of Dijon for 18 months, with 23 games.

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The defender began her professional career at Mens in 2011 before joining AJC Soyaux, where she played for six years. She then teamed up with Dijon before leaving for Spain.

In Spain, the former defender of Mens and AJC Soyaux became the fourth Cameroonian to exercise her profession there after Gaelle Enganmiout, Rassia Feudjio and Michaela Abam.

After separating from Madrid, Goal understands that a possible return to France is currently on the horizon for the Cameroonian star, although his potential destination remains unknown.


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