Nigerian Star Joins Atletico Madrid

Nigerian international Francisca Ordega has joined Spanish side Atletico de Madrid Femenino from Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League.

The Super Falcons striker who turned 24 earlier this week will play for the Spanish giants until March 2018 when the new National Women’s Soccer League season starts.

Ordega is expected to strengthen Atletico Madrid’s attack as they seek to retain their Primera División title.

The three-time African champions expressed her excitement as she spoke with Atletico Madrid’s official website:

“For me it’s an honour and I’m very happy to be here. Atletico Madrid is a great club, internationally recognized, and I really want to start,”