Nigerian Striker Joins Elite European Club After Frustrating Season With Spanish Club

Nigerian Striker Joins Elite European Club After Frustrating Season With Spanish Club

  • Francisca Ordega has completed a summer transfer move to Russin club CSKA Moscow from Levante ahead of the new season
  • The Nigerian international has also featured for Atletico Madrid where she helped them win the league title in 2017-18 season
  • The 27-year-old has also won four African Women's Cup of Nation with the Super Falcons since making her senior debut in 2010

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Francisca Ordega has completed a summer move to Russian League side CSKA Moscow from Spanish club Levante, Instagram.

The 27-year-old spent the previous season on loan and did not get to play many games for Levante in during her spell at the club.

Nigeria striker joins elite European club after frustrating season with Spanish club
Fracisca Ordega has joined Russian club CSKA Moscow after a brief spell with Levante. Photo by Zhizhao Wu and Omar Vega
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Ordega who has been a regular in the Super Falcons team for many years went back to Chinese side Shanghai Shengli after her season-long experience with Atletico Madrid.

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Ordega's career in summary

The former Bayelsa Queens and Rivers Angels star started her career in the women's league in Nigeria before spending a season with Russian club Rossiyanka and Swedish outfit Pitea IF.

She then played with United States women's club Washington Spirit where she spent three seasons and later joined Sydney FC.

At international level, Ordega has won four out of 11 African Women's championship titles with the Super Falcons.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Falcons' duo of Uchenna Kanu and Francisca Ordega have both showed their superb dancing skills at the Austria camp where the Nigerian female team are preparing for the coming Aisha Buhari tournament.

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In the adorable video posted on Instagram, these two players were spotted dancing while their teammates were looking at them in joyous momentum.

The Super Falcons of Nigeria will be spending eight days in Austria before they will return to the country as hosts of the maiden edition of Aisha Buhari invitational tournament.

Legit.ng had also reported Super Falcons and Shanghai Shenhua forward Francisca Ordega has decided to give back to her society through her foundation.

The four-time Africa Women's Championship winner bought several brand new wheelchairs to aid the movement for those with difficulties in going around.

According to her motto, the 27-year-old has been in the business of touching lives and putting smiles on their faces since 2009.

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