Ama Agbeze

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Ama Agbeze
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Personal information
Born (1982-11-12) 12 November 1982 (age 35)
Selly Oak, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
School Monkton Combe School[2]
Netball career
Playing position(s): GD, GK, WD
Years Club team(s) Apps
Loughborough Lightning
Leeds Carnegie
West Coast Fever
Melbourne Vixens
Central Pulse
Years National team(s) Caps
2001–present  England 49
Last updated: 16 March 2009

Ama Agbeze (surname pronounced "Ab-wear-zeh") (born 12 November 1982 in Selly Oak, England) is an English international netball player. Agbeze plays in the goal defence and goal keeper positions. She debuted in the England national squad in 2001 and became captain during the 2016 season.[3] During her international career she won bronze playing for the English team during the 2006 Commonwealth Games.[4]

Agbeze played for the Loughborough Lightning in the Netball Superleague from 2004–2007, before transferring to Leeds Carnegie in 2008. In 2008 Agbeze signed with the West Coast Fever to play in the Australasian ANZ Championship. She subsequently moved to the Melbourne Vixens for the 2009 season,[5] and after receiving little court time there she transferred to New Zealand franchise the Central Pulse for 2010.[6]

Ama was educated at Kings Norton Girls School in Birmingham and then at Monkton Combe School, near Bath, Somerset.

Ama has an LLB(Law) and MSC(Finance and Management) and is a qualified lawyer.