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Monica Okoye
No. 99 – Fujitsu Red Wave
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Personal information
Born 7 February 1999 (1999-02-07) (age 22)
Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 159 lb (72 kg)
Career information
League WJBL

Monica Okoye (オコエ 桃仁花 , Okoe Monika, born 7 February 1999) is a Japanese basketball player for Denso Iris and the Japanese national team.

She participated at the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.

Personal life

Monica's mother is Japanese and her father is a Nigerian of Igbo descent. Her older brother Louis plays professional baseball for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles.

2020 Summer Olympics

Okoye represented Japan at the 2020 Olympics in 2021.

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