The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have sent a birthday celebratory message to Super Falcons star Francisca Ordega, who is celebrating his 23rd birthday today.
The football body sent the message earlier on Thursday via a tweet from their verified Twitter handle. The tweet said: “Happy birthday Nigeria Super Falcons forward Francisca Ordega. Shine on.”
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) October 19, 2017
Ordega is currently plays for Australian women’s league side Sydney FC on loan from American side Washington Spirits.
Francesca Ordega is widely regarded as one of the most important members of the Super Falcons having represented the team in 2 FIFA Women’s senior World Cup (2011 and 2015) in addition to winning three Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (2010, 2014 and 2016).
She had represented Nigeria at both the u-17 and u-20 level before making the step up to the senior setup. Ordega featured during the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup and 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.