ABUJA, Nigeria – The Tremendous Falcons midfielder has accomplished her switch to the Spanish facet after passing her medical and placing pen to paper
Spanish membership Madrid CFF have accomplished the signing of Nigeria midfielder Ogonna Chukwudi for the rest of the 2020-21 marketing campaign.
The Madrid based mostly outfit secured the Tremendous Falcons star as a free agent after one 12 months with Russian facet CSKA Moscow final season.
On becoming a member of CSKA from Djurgardens final time period, she celebrated a home title success with the Russian champions regardless of lacking out on kicking the ball throughout her facet’s marketing campaign on account of damage.
Having moved to Spain, she shall be hoping to get her skilled profession again on the monitor at Matapinoneras after absolutely recovering from her unlucky damage setback in Russia.
Her arrival may also bolster the ranks of Oscar Fernandez’s staff as they search to enhance on their good begin to the present marketing campaign, with 25 factors from 14 matches in seventh place.
Together with her announcement, she turns into the second Nigerian to affix Madrid this January after Osinachi Ohale from AS Roma and fourth on the membership after Chidinma Okeke and Rita Chikwelu.
Her transfer additionally means, there are actually eight Nigerians within the Spanish top-flight this time period, together with Eibar’s Charity Adule, Barcelona’s Asisat Oshoala, Sevilla’s Toni Payne, Atletico Madrid’s Rasheedat Ajibade and Madrid CFF trio Chikwelu, Okeke and Ohale.
The 32-year-old boasts large expertise, having loved a decade lengthy keep in Sweden the place she starred for Umea, KIF Orebro, Kristianstads and Djurgardens earlier than becoming a member of CSKA.
At the worldwide degree, she performed for Nigeria at three Ladies’ World Cup tournaments in 2007, 2011, and 2019 and likewise featured twice on the African Ladies’ Cup of Nations in 2008 and 2012.
Objective understands Ogonna and Chukwudi may earn their debuts for Madrid after making the travelling squad to Actual Betis on Saturday.