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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Former Nigerian female footballer, Iyabo Abade now living as a man

Former Super Falcons striker Iyabo Abade lived for many years as a hermaphrodite - a person with male and female organ. She/he had surgery in the US in 2004 and is now living as a man named James Johnson. Punch caught up with him recently and he opened up about his life
Now that you are a man, has it been easy playing men’s football?
I thank God for how far He has brought me. I have made every effort to get to the top as a footballer but there is no support from anywhere, even the Nigeria Football Federation. I am just trying on my own to get to the top but it hasn’t been easy. You go for trials and you do well and you are recruited but after sometime, they will start acting funny; they use my past against me. I try to ensure that I don’t let clubs know who I am.  I don’t like telling them that I am the former Iyabo Abade; I have to go there like every other normal player and fight for a place in the team. But when they hear that former Iyabo Abade has signed for either Crown FC or Plateau United, they start discriminating against me. 

Meanwhile I got there as James Johnson but they keep asking, “Can she cope in the midst of guys?” They have forgotten that I am a man and I met their requirements before they signed me up. Once they now know my past, they won’t allow me to play anymore. Were they blind when they signed me? With that, I feel frustrated and discriminated against so I decided that there was no need disturbing myself and I decided to quit. I am praying that God helps me so that I can continue my career abroad. I think things will be better over there.

Has the society accepted you for who you are?
Some do but some have not. Everybody cannot like you for who you are, so you just have to take life the way it is. My colleagues who we played together in the women’s league all welcome me. Some people want to be my friends even when they don’t know who I am and even when they know that I am the former Iyabo Abade turned James Johnson, they are still happy to be my friends. I am happy with that. There is no need for me to be feeling sad that God created me the way I am. So, I am happy with life but I feel sad because some people are out there to cut short your happiness. I will be happy playing football but some people don’t like it.

What is your relationship with your Falcons teammates?
Some of them still welcome me; they see me just like every other person. They don’t discriminate against me; we grew up together and did things together even though I am no more in their group. I am so happy about that. When the news first came out, a lot of them were shocked because they didn’t even know anything about hermaphrodite. But later, they sympathised with me; they said I am not God and didn’t create myself. That was how it went and we are still friends till now.

Your rehabilitation should be in stages. How far have you gone?
I am still on it. After I went for check-up in 2009, I am due for the next stage, where a surgery will be carried out to enable me become a full man and live a normal and perfect life. But every effort has been futile; nothing is really happening and I am looking up to God to intervene in this issue. I have made every effort and gone to the NSC but they did nothing. I took a letter there and was going there for about seven months. So I have to look elsewhere to enable me complete the surgery. I also wrote to NFF when Sani Lulu was the head and he gave me hope. He said, ‘Bring your letter and we will see what we can do.’ But at the end, they said, ‘We don’t know what happened to your letter.’ When it gets to releasing money, that is when the letter gets missing. Only Family Worship helped me a great deal to go for the check-up.

How much do you need for the surgery?
I will need about N12m for the final surgery. My doctor says I have to stay in the US for one year, so that he can monitor the final process. Aside the surgery, I will have to pay for accommodation for one year and other things like feeding and transportation.

Now that you haven’t finished the rehabilitation, would you say you are living a man’s life?
I would say I am living happily but my joy will be to complete the whole stages of the rehabilitation. Then I can boast of myself as a real man just like other guys. I will say I still need the final surgery before I can answer your question further.

You once had the ambition of becoming the first person ever to play for the female and male national teams of a country but the dream seems dashed. How do you feel?
I feel rejected and frustrated because football is my life but the NSC and the NFF are not in support of my ambition. If we had a good sports commission, I won’t be in this situation. Do they want me to cry to the US government? That will be a disgrace to Nigeria.

Who are those that stood behind you during your trying times?
I want to thank former FCT ministers Abba Gana and Nasir el-Rufai; they were very helpful. I wrote to the former First Lady, Turai Yar’Adua, and Patience Jonathan, who was then Second Lady. Though I didn’t get money from the First Lady but I was given the opportunity to enter Aso Rock. Unfortunately, her husband fell sick and she couldn’t attend to me. She asked some people to attend to me but I didn’t hear from them. The present First Lady has not done anything to help me despite all the efforts I have made to reach her, a fellow Niger Deltan like her. If northerners can show concern for me, why not her? Family Worship also gave me money for my check-up as well as the Redeemed Christian Church of God. I appreciate all of them.

Would you accept if the US says you should naturalise and play for them?
I will accept it with both hands. It’s everybody’s dream to be a US citizen, so I will jump at the opportunity.

What is your advice to other hermaphrodites, who are ashamed to come out or don’t have the opportunity you have?
I have some already and I have given my doctor in the US their contacts. They are two and they are into female football. They say a problem shared is half solved. If people don’t know your problem, you will die with it, so they just have to come out and let the world know what they are passing through. They need to look unto God. If not for God, I would have been a forgotten issue because at times, I feel like committing suicide. You will want to run into a moving truck but I thank God for being in charge of my life. I am happy today and everybody wants to mingle with me. So, life goes on.

Are you thinking of setting up a foundation for hermaphrodites?
Yes, so that many people with such issues can be treated. I hope to make it a worldwide foundation. There are a lot of hermaphrodites but they are shy or afraid to come out. There was a case that happened in Delta State when they almost killed a hermaphrodite. They said she is a witch. But it is not proper because these people didn’t create themselves. They should use me as a sign of hope. They can also be treated and be happy just like myself. I won’t blame them for not coming out because the support is not there in Nigeria. If they come out, they will be discriminated against.

When ladies you approach realise later that you were once like them, do they run away?
I am loved by women, there’s no doubt about that. They want to be my best friend. Everywhere I go, women always appreciate me because of my looks even when they later get to know about my issue. They always want to grab the opportunity to date someone like me. Some of them are happy to be with me because they have never seen such a person before. Every woman is mixing with James Johnson.

How was your trip to the US in 2012 with the Marasata Soccer Academy?
Marasata Soccer Academy brought me back to life because I felt so frustrated when I was neglected. The academy brought me in to lead the female team because I once played female football. That was how I became head of the coaching crew and with time, I will get to the top. The trip to the US last year was a success.

Aside not having a club side, do you still play football?
Of course yes. Football is part of me and I play every now and then, even with my boys in the academy. I derive joy in football; I play with Karo All Stars in Abuja and we play so many competitions.

If you look back now, is there a time you will recount with joy while playing female football?
Sometimes I feel sad that I didn’t continue what I know how to do best in the midst of the girls but I ignore it and let go. It’s not over, I still feel I will play for this country one day as a man but whether I play or not, I am happy with life. I was excluded from the 1999 Women’s World Cup but when the team returned home, my club FCT Queens had a match against Pelican Stars, which paraded all the superstars like Ann Agumanu, Mercy Akide, Eberechi Opara and Stella Mbachu. I was the only star in my team. It’s a game people still talk about. We were 2-1 down and I scored an incredible goal from the flank. That goal helped us beat Pelican 3-2 and they were complaining that why did they allow me to play the game after it was discovered that I am a hermaphrodite. People still say it was the best game they saw me play. My goal gingered my teammates to beat them. I will never forget that game. FCT Queens also won the Challenge Cup and I was one of the team’s trainers. That was how I got help to go for surgery. We were hosted in Sheraton and the then FCT Minister Nasir el-Rufai sponsored me to the US for the surgery.

Initially, was it easy blending from a female to male?
It was not easy in the beginning playing with the men but I took up the challenge. I didn’t get support as a male footballer. If I had remained as a female footballer, I knew where I would be now. In men’s football, it’s all about who you know. If you don’t have someone to back you up, forget it, no matter what you play. I felt there was no need going to a club and telling them that I was Iyabo Abade. I wanted to be there on merit but after signing, I faced discrimination.  I played for NEPA and Plateau United. At Plateau, they brought me in always as a late substitute because they didn’t believe I could play. But we were five they selected out of over 100 players that came for trials. If I was not good, why did they pick me from such a large number of players?

Do you sometimes feel like being a woman?
I chose to become a man because it is what God wants me to be. I didn’t use money as my priority in opting to be a man. If it was for money reasons, I would have remained as a woman because I was getting to the top of female football in Nigeria. I am happy with the decision I took. If I became a female, I probably wouldn’t have been happy with my life. So I just decided to move on. I am not regretting the step I made. I can tell you, women are running after me like Usain Bolt and I think it is better for me. I like it that way. I never expected it that way. Today, I am pleased that people want to know me.
We know you have been very close to Agatha Agu for a very long time. Are you planning to get married to her?
She is a very good person and if God says she is going to be my wife, I will be the happiest man because she deserves it; she has always been there for me right from our days in female football. She has been my backbone even when things are not working well. I know by His grace, we will get there.

Can you tell us your best moment?
I don’t have any yet until I wear the colours of the national team. If I cannot play for the main Eagles, at least I can for the home-based Eagles. I will appreciate if I get the opportunity.

If the home-based Eagles camp is thrown open ahead of the 2014 CHAN, do you think you can make it?
With God, I will make it. I am so sure of myself.

What is your word for coach Stephen Keshi?
I wish him the best. He has won the AFCON trophy, so we should appreciate him even if he is making some mistakes. We shouldn’t be criticising him always. He is a good coach and he needs our support.

Source:  Punch

182 comments:

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stefikal... said...

Wow...dnt evn knw wat 2 say...tnk God 4 d knowledge he has given doctors

Anonymous said...

Mehn that's cray o, all is well

dindy_gifted said...

Nawa 4 ds kind tin o...pple need 2 thank God 4 @least being normal buh d speech long sha*whew

★★PRINCE CHARMING™★★ said...

How strange! Nothing more...

theycallmesmd said...

Lol...people sha

Anonymous said...

Na wa o....linda ur own stories ehn....plus dey showed him on Dr 90210 he had no breast or vagina....he had a penis buh d hole for piss was in form of a vagina nd he had to undergo series of surgery for dem to reconstruct it....aw does dat make him a woman.... smh....

BONARIO NNAGS said...

hmmmm who am I to judge him.
happy for him he choose urinating standing to squatting.

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Anonymous said...

Weird!
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Mama Ifu said...

How did I know this would turn to a money request? He should know that US is neither the cheapest nor the best place to go for treatment and surgery. She should research Eastern European countries. Cher's son went to Slovakia or something......

joy george said...

Strange,well he looks like a man anyway.

Anonymous said...

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

Anonymous said...

Eyaaa! Good 4him!

Anonymous said...

May God have mercy on u u iyabo abade I think d yorubas ar all fake liars and thieves foolish set of people in nigeria yorubas ar all slaves in nigeria.

Mich said...

Nothing new.
Ciara was hermaphrodite too,she took out her male organs and stayed female.
Wish Mr Johnson could lay his hands on the money he needs so he would have a taste of 'manhood'.

DISCLAIMER;some bloody inbred son/daugheter of an albino, ostracized whore used my name on a previous post to do the whole "first to comment" thrash,that wasn't me.
Whoever the waste gash you are,I hope you achieved your life's greatest ambition by using a stranger's name to express you borderline stupidity!

Anonymous said...

And that's what I'm talking about! When y'all attacked d effeminate boy that came out with his plight. won't u call this one gay abi lesbian?!Human beings can be so shallow and ignorant, looking down on people cos of their skin color,tribe, sexual orientation et al. They tend to forget some of these things are biological. She can't explain why she was born with male and female organs neither can an effeminate man explain why he has more female chromosomes than male. Learn to accommodate people, people! #JayBeyBlu

Anonymous said...

All of U na no see LINDA GBAGAUN, read again and thank me

Anonymous said...

Hmmmm... Nkan nbe for dis world o! Lord I thank u for my own very life.

Anonymous said...

As a baby/lil child d penis won't be obvious so he was considered female. It is proli around adolescent that they musta figured he was more male than female. #JayBeyBlu

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jane said...

Ohhhh wonder wonder wonder.. May God send divine helpers to him ijn. Buh pple can be funny, Y are they discriminating against him now? God created him like dat now!! May God help him.

MY TURN said...

Eiyah poor girl sorry guy if no man accepts you God would accept you.

Anonymous said...

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alluring belle said...

Hmmm! Thnk God for doctors. I wish him well.

divi4eva said...

God will help you.

dudette said...

Asking God to intervene!! How nau? Shuoo.

Anonymous said...

Wow may God sees him through!!! I love his courage.

bliss gurl said...

Lord have mercy,*shocked*

Anonymous said...

well, its just sometn else lv neva had, to God be d glory, n pray dat God dat started d work in u will perfect it n Jesus name, but l advise u to totally reject d spirit of homosexual cos they will definetly come to look for u.

Anonymous said...

Wonder if Virgin Mary had the samething...giving birth as a virgin/without intercourse sounds like a fairytale #NoBlasphemy

Anonymous said...

I thank Baba GOD for every thing dat happened in his life. May de good LORD touched de heart of those rich people to help him go for de final surgery, Amen. My own contribution as for now is prayers.

morientes bassey said...

Hmmm wahala dey ooo, so she sorry he has both penis nd pussy. God help him or she

Anonymous said...

Good God wat is this? why would anyone ever want to be male! for what! as for me nothing in this world gone make me choose musculinity over feminity. mehn i love it when he gets on top mehn calls me babe, sugar and all the sweet names gosh. rather than been ontop doing what! i'd rather be the reciever and not the giver. Gaddemit!

Mbinson said...

All Iyabo needs now is our moral n financial support not criticism, so let's give it to him.

Anonymous said...

Mama ifu nobody ask u for money

Mbinson said...

All Iyabo needs now is our moral n financial support not criticism, so let's give it to him.

Anonymous said...

@mama ifu ...also there a lot of cases like this in Thailand, so he can get a better deal there 2. Hope'll try getting d surgery there 2

Cindy said...

I watched him on Dr 90210. I was shocked when I saw him because I have always known him to b a female footballer. Really he is a guy because its just a hole that he had, he had no breast. Happy for him

Anonymous said...

O'boy,this is serious.

Anonymous said...

Well done for speaking about being you. May other people in Nigeria who have this condition be able to speak out and be themselves. God creates, no one else.

Anonymous said...

We need to learn how to thank God for people and support them not talking anyhow. Some pple just come here and talk anyhow. All he need now is every once support or have u tried to put urselfs in his shoes. Nawa 4 pple o. Thank God for you jare. May God provide all the money u need to complete the surgery. Live ur life wela o no mind pple cuz if u still choose to be girl they will still talk.

Anonymous said...

Honestly, federal government should stop all these hungry Nigerians demanding for help in disguise of having a problem. If you are female before now and u want to choose to be a man then that's ur headache. This is fraud. 419

Anonymous said...

There is nothing to judge, he/she was born with BOTH parts. I hope he is able to complete his surgery and live a normal life.

Anonymous said...

He sure had breast back in those days in nigeria(newspapers& NTa carried d gist and pix na)

Anonymous said...

This should stop. It is not sickness. Take your fate. Stay either female or female. The thief wants to be a man. You are a disgrace to womanhood for asking for money to change completely to a man. What is my business with that. Thief

Anonymous said...

U are an illiterate sha!

Goldmyne Entertainment said...

Wow.God is good

ANYA IKENGA said...

Abba Gana and El Rufai has just been confirmed as homosexuals. How ur situation take concern their ministry.

Anonymous said...

Good he has courage and well done to him. It is not easy being born that way when it was not your fault but God doesn't make mistakes. So good he is strong and brave.

tolu said...

I feel ur pain,growing up must av been difficult cus u r either a he or she,kwning fully well u were born lyk dis,a tank God u av nt commited suicide cus many wil av opt 4 it.u r beta as a dude,12million only while don jazzy used 282 million 2 buy a drink,its well.I wish pple can jus donate lyk dey did 4 ojb,Nigerians let help a broda if govt cnt,u need 2 be in his shoes 2 understand beta.

Idahosa Osayemwen said...

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Nneoyi Otu said...

Is a pathetic story,God will see u thro

Jbankz said...

I wish I have moni,I would ve hlped bt I wish u well

Anonymous said...

wow,so happy 4 him.God should interven 4 him.

Anonymous said...

Shepopotami is right now busy with River state,causing traffic gridlock everywhere she goes and ordering our Patient GEJ about than to see d need why she shud help this 'man'!

Anonymous said...

Wat a story!i pray dat God will see him thru all d stages of life..........lady Dee

aguwa godwin said...

Am just speechless

Anonymous said...

Eeeeeyyyyaahh

Anonymous said...

Na wa oh°˚˚˚°! It is well. I really don't know what to say without judging. So all I can say is it is well!

Anonymous said...

Eeeeyyyyaaahhh!

Anonymous said...

wat abt dy boobz

Afa Rozy said...

Lenthy buh very interestn. To God be d glory in alltins

Gistyinka Blog said...

wat a true life story...

OlᵘwᵃDᵅᵐ!lᵒlᵃ said...

Thank God for everything..

TobiNigeria said...

Watched it on Dr 90210 way bk!

iken gp said...

God help him/her

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SIMPLYCOCK said...

They are not called hermaphrodites, please! The right and proper name for persons with a challenge such as James Johnson's is INTERSEX...Stop calling her a hermaphrodite please. Wish him well and hope he's able to raise money adequate for the last installment of his surgery....Also watched him in Dr. 91210

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Yemmie Oscar said...

Weird!

ohlhuwhasheyhi ehlhizhabhetha said...

we thank God

ohlhuwhasheyhi ehlhizhabhetha said...

we thank God

Anonymous said...

So pathetic how we discriminate our own. As 4 me I salute his courage men. God wil c him tru @ 4 d RCCG God wil neva lev dis ministry o

Sunday Otuns said...

Let,s see it na?

Anonymous said...

Thailand is the best place for sex changes operations. Due to how cheap they're. Inasmuch as she/he didn't create her/his self here's a chance to choose a cheaper rate option.

Anonymous said...

It is well

Anonymous said...

It is well

Anonymous said...

hmmmm...wetin we no go hear for we world again? chai!! thank baba God 4 my life oh!!!

Anonymous said...

Some people on this blog lacks empathy! Thank God you are not the one being discriminated upon. May God grant your wish James Johnson

Angel Aruna said...

strange world

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Anonymous said...

Dnt knw wat to say,can only pray dat God grants yu favor al da way!

SYLVIA MARTINS said...

Hmphh! Thank God for his life...

paul'o said...

eww

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Eze Chukwumereze said...

So where did he get the dick from?

Anonymous said...

@mama ifu....pple can b crazy nd foolish,jst tnk God u re nt in dt kind of situation nd stop critizing pple.if u cnt help or pray 4 dem,d best u can do is to kip ur dirty mouth shot

Anonymous said...

I watched his surgery on Dr. 90210.

Anonymous said...

"The present First Lady has not done anything to help me despite all the efforts I have made to reach her, a fellow Niger Deltan like her. If northerners can show concern for me, why not her?" Ha! That one? She's busy destroying the country with grammar

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Anonymous said...

She is a woman also because she has the female internal organ! Before you talk, make ur research na.

Anonymous said...

I pray all goes well for him. You people should see how northerners can be friendly and really helpful now O! But when they hear bomb. Them go jump at it! Pst!!

deeshyer said...

Imagine nawa ooo humm

*Minxy* said...

Lmao!! You're a joker

Anonymous said...

Stil shivering tho!*sadface.Oluwa is involved dats all I can say 4 nw.my heart is stil beating.omg!

kween Hadassah said...

Wow..dahz all av gat 2 say meehnnn

benblaq osiri said...

awww....God is watching you and He knows what you are going through.He will definitely make a way for you...just be strong man

Anonymous said...

Chai I watched him abi she on dr 90210 years back ooooo s

Anonymous said...

i tire for Linda oh

Anonymous said...

This is very common in U.S and they face no discrimination whatsoever. Well, wish him the best of luck.

DR FIBROID said...

This is very common in U.S and they face no discrimination whatsoever. Well, wish him the best of luck.

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Tolu said...

I pray that God will raise help for him and me too. By the way Linda it has been a while i didnt see Bloglord comments. I hv missed her comment cos she is one of those ones dt i do yearn to read their comments.

Princy said...

Hmmmmmm,strange indeed

Princy said...

Hmmmmmm,strange

Anonymous said...

Sorry but I read this story and felt like puking

Anonymous said...

Pls shut ur stupid mouth.his he askn u 4 money and as u know the best place take him there na.some people just want 2 talk.mama ifu if u don't have wat to say pls be mute dodo lyk u.

Oluwabobby said...

Nawa ooh..a yoruba man will say "orishi-rishi'' meaning diver kinds of things

Anonymous said...

What a story!God help u!

Anonymous said...

My dear,you need to striff hard,Nigeria is not a country you can hope for,for help,our good God who has helped you pass through this stage,will help you to the end.

Odunlami Lawrence said...

hmmm.. Once again Lord, am grateful!

Aderinto Ameenah said...

na wa o!!!

kay said...

Wow

Anonymous said...

hmmmmm. may God help him shaaa. i wish i could meet him so ask more questions

Anonymous said...

Really tank God 4him ooo a round of applus 4him 4dt wonderful decision of beeing a full man

Anonymous said...

Hmn...
News don finish
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Anonymous said...

Incredible! Wow!

Anonymous said...

Wow, woman can turn into man? Amazing! But you forgot to ask him/her a question - has 'he' tried to have sex since after the surgery?

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Anonymous said...

Yes, I remember this one- have to say fair play to him for the sex change- it must have been a difficult choice to make

baby said...

Wow...dis is crazy!!!i dint bliv in human bin hermaphrodite,pls hu cn educate me more on it...so curious like do dey av male nd female rep organs on diff spots etc

Anonymous said...

Well, if she/he feels comfortable being a guy then I see no problem with that.

THEOGEJ.. said...

But does d dude mensrate?? Question sha oo!!!pity him though..

Anonymous said...

Nawa oh

Anonymous said...

Thanks 4 d education. Atleast i no today dat people like u exist.Unfortunatly ignorant and stupid people will keep hating & judging. Afterall in the past they used to kill twins in the name of being evil.

Anonymous said...

Linda you should know you can call people hermaphrodites it is not correct terminology. The correct word is inter-sex.

Anonymous said...

Am so confused!

Anonymous said...

humans cannot be hermaphrodites sooooooooooooo research before writing shit onn here
shame on this woman that hhas become a man.
nobody can be born with the two organs it only happens in plants and animals do your biology well.
even the stupid story of ciara being a hermaphrodite is shit. fcking nigerians smh.do your research well before blogging shit and that she-male too

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 2:12pm itis possible the patient is still female. Breast and vagina doesn't make you a female alone. When we are in the uterus our brains develope according tour sexes. So thepatientyou speak of probably has ovaries and a uterus (womb), all female reproductive organs .
Please try and be knowledgeable on a particular issue before you start judging. Someone with no shame or awareness of their ignorance is to be pitied
For

Anonymous said...

Yea I watch her story on dr 90210 wen she had her first sugery. Glad she's a he now. Cos she had no brest nd wasn't expericing d mothly circle.

Anonymous said...

IT IS WELL. GOD KNOWS BEST MAY HE HELP YOU WITH ALL YOU NEED FUNDS WISE AND ALL TO GET THE FINAL TREATMENT. WHO ARE WE TO JUDGE, WE DIDNT CREATE YOU. GOD IN HIS INFINITE MERCY KNOWS BEST.
ALL THE BEST

endy edeson said...

i wish him well. i also admire his courage in life

Anonymous said...

He not she, God will bless and provide for him. Abeg he should be allowed to play for the men jor I bet he is better than some male players and he has experience too

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Chop Chop said...

If that's what you like and you are happy, cheers but you are sill a monkey.

Anonymous said...

I am surprised how many ignorant people there are out there. Sex is not determined only by genetalia but also by our internal organs. There are several women born without a womb and also several cases of femals born with long penis-like clitoris and sometimes even testicals.

In the western world sometimes there parents elect to have surgery on them at a very youn age and society never knows this secret. Other times they let them choose there own sex depending on how they develop.

Humans develop in different ways. Stop judging and before you judge I think you should really think how perfect is your own life.

We are all humans and all flawed. lets celebrate each other and stop hating.

emmanuel ogwu said...

wait so he had a penis and a vagina before and now he has only a penis.. i wonder how they did that. the doctor probably sealed the vagina. a procedure called pussy weilding

emmanuel ogwu said...

so he had a penis and a vagina before but now has only a penis.. amazing!! i wonder how the doctor did it. he probably sealed the vagina with a surgical instrument dat brings out flames.. the procedure should be called pussy weilding

Anonymous said...

Nobody cares! Ewuuu

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Consider hez career....I think its cos he loves football,and men thrive better in that "world" than women

Anonymous said...

IgnorancE is a disease!!!

Anonymous said...

I'm happy he has identified with his own happiness. On the other hand, is he not way above football age now?

Ershaw Omolara said...

dats crazy

Anonymous said...

its amazing how stupid and insensitive some people are....first of all when you read an article be sure you have understood before you come and spew your ignorant and stupid thoughts on the rest of all....why joke about everything? cant you get it into your foolish heads that this is not an issue of homosextuality but an individual born without defined sexual organs? when you don,t have anything reasonable to say then keep quiet...

georgina osei said...

na wa ooo

georgina osei said...

na wa ooo

Anonymous said...

@Anon 2:12, Watched it to Dr 90210 too! I think Dr Alter did the surgery. Linda old gist... to me sha *Floetry In Motion*

georgina osei said...

na wa ooo tins dey happen

chy cynthia said...

Yeah..watched d guy on DR 90210. He has no breast and does not experience menstrual flow. Even though,he has both male and female sex organ,he is more of a man. I pray he gets d help he desire. And here we are,we r normal and yet we are not grateful to God. Lord,I give u all d glory!!!!

Anonymous said...

Hmmm dis is my first time to see dis kind of thing oooooo hermaphrodite; dis kind thing dey apen 4 dis world wen we dey na waaaaa oooooo; God i gave u all d glory opon my life and d life of my young sister mmmmmm. God will help 4 d surgery in jesus؛‎

Anonymous said...

Hmmm dis is my first time to see dis kind of thing oooooo hermaphrodite; dis kind thing dey dey 4 dis world wen we dey ,na waaaaa oooooo; God i gave u all d glory opon my life and d life of my young sister mmmmmm. God will help 4 d surgery in jesus؛‎

Anonymous said...

judging by the comments on this post, Nigeria has a loooong way to go.

Anonymous said...

Albinos are human beings, created by God as albinos. Arseholes like you should shut the fuck up and and not use albinism as an insult. Wanker!

Dee dee

Anonymous said...

From your mouth! What a foolish question!

hilary obiorah said...

Watched the operation of doctor 90210, can't believe it went under the radar 4 so long

Anonymous said...

U are an ignorant tribalistic fool

Anonymous said...

Eze chukwumereze ojugo like u, he got it from ur large one.

WhiteDove fashion said...

Hmmmm

Anonymous said...

y r u so mean? I condemn u too! Anya ikenga I curse u 2day @ dis early hour of 19th aug.2013, u will never see or meet a helper in ur low life, miserable bastard! U condenming pple dat r helpful to d less priviledge. U r so demented! U dis miserable sonofabitch! I spite on u!

Anonymous said...

Its well

Anonymous said...

Let me guess... You are igbo. You this son/daughter of a gun. If you are sure of yourself, you shoulda put your name. Bloody nitwit. How dare you lift your lifeless fingers to curse yorubas? You are so stupid that's why your IQ and mentality are this low. You better trace the cause of your problems to your lineage and stop looking for who to blame. Brainless fool

Anonymous said...

May God purnish u for dat ur stupid comment. What has yoruba's got to do with dis? Stupid ignorant like u! OloriburuKu somebody. Omo ale jati-jati!

Anonymous said...

U must be a fool... See dis idiot talking about yorubas!! Ewu like u have d gut to say yorubas are slaves and u are wot? Oloribuku, oloshi ekeji aja... Folish idiot.. I can see u are not learned at all dats why u open dat Ur dog mouth to talk nonsence.. Oyinara

Anonymous said...

U are a fool... Can't u read or wot? And more she's a popular person so how com u are now saying is Fraud 419? Na u gangan be d thief... Ewu

Anonymous said...

See all dis foolish set of pple oooo!! Why are u guys so durm now? Did he ask of for money or wot? Stupid idiot.. U get money reach am? Mumu

Anonymous said...

Hey baby, what happened to the Google on ur phone or pc? #JustAskingTho

Anonymous said...

Are u an illiterate?

Anonymous said...

Are u an illiterate?

feipeng wu said...

Thanks for sharing..

Green

precheygift@gmail.com said...

And some stupid and illitreate people on this blog told us nothing like this ever existed.that it can only been seen in plants and animals,Biology researcher go and nash down if you don't know what to say.there are many cases like this even more in the whole world that you have not seen it doesn't mean its not in existence.I cried because the parent did not have the money to do the surgery back then.my dear James God in his infinite mercy will see you through.

Anonymous said...

please linda have ur information straight, he was born a man with inverted genital watched his surgery on dr 90210. because he was born with it his mum assumed he was female he never developed breast in puberty or menstruated imagine how frustrated he would have been as a woman wondering what was wrong with him. it was during an international match where all the sex of female had to be verified that he found out he was actually a man please u should have pity on him not condemn him.

judith hanrankis said...

Thunder go fire U̶̲̥̅̊,with all this words here,wetin be yoruba here,dunno why U̶̲̥̅̊ D̶̲̥̅̊ε̲̣̣̣̥γ̲̣̣̥ use ur yansh to think instead of ur brain,useless being

Anonymous said...

You jUst Did ...Confused Biach!!!
Take respoNsibilty 4 ur actions..

Liza said...

Its a pity dt most pple re not well informed. Inter-sex is no news. Y not encourage dem. James Johnson,i love ur courage. I pray u find more help.

lahina said...

so now u will be...... dating women?? ok..awkwardddd.i am proud of girl, i mean guy

shola said...

Some people on this forum need to grow up, and be able to join mature forums of discussion. Why is there always the need to refer to tribal matters even when the discussion in question, is far from tribal matters? People need to act more mature, and contribute positively to cyber forums. This is not how people in developed countries act, even when sitting on 'opposite sides of the fence', so to speak. I am fairly new to this forum, but in the past two weeks that I have joined this forum, all I seem to have read from some contributers, are abusive language, insulting words etc. We r all adults, and should thus behave as such when sharing thoughts on these forums.

rosy kay said...

Wow! I saw him on Dr 90210 sometimes early this year. I bless God for his courage and faith, God will send u more helpers to enable u complete ur surgery ijna! U have always look like a man and I believe u must have had more of men qualities/parts that made d doc to make u a male. I Pray for more happiness and riches for u and more Ijna!

Leye Jisola said...

I'm just watching his genital reconstruction story right now on Dr 90210 on E! I googled his name and this link came up. Hearing him speak, I can understand the personality confusion and anger he has had to live with all this years before deciding to seek for help. I wish him happiness

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