Super Falcons captain, Rita Chikwelu recently put pen to paper extending her stay with Swedish side, Kristianstad according to reports coming out of the club.
The Super Falcons midfielder who alongside Onome Ebi led Nigeria to her ninth Women’s Africa Cup of Nations title (AWCON) in December, will now remain with the Swedish side for another year. Thus extending her stay at the Vilans IP Stadium until the end of the 2018-19 season.
Having joined from fellow Swedish side, Umea in 2016, Chikwelu who is in her ninth season in Sweden scored five goals as her side finished fourth on the log with 39 points from 22 games last season.
Also, information from the club’s website reveals that the Super Falcons Captain will now wear the no. 18 jersey in the new season which resumes in April.