Spain’s Levante Femenino has completed the signing of Super Falcons forward Francisca Ordega for Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua.
The club confirmed the move, a two-year deal, in a statement Wednesday.
He announced that Ordega, born 19-10-1993 in Gboko, has joined for the remainder of the season plus two more.
Levante said their new player has extensive experience in European football. She played for Atlético de Madrid, in 2017-18, a total of eight games in the Primera Iberdrola.
Ordega was a member of Bayelsa Queens, River Angels, Russian Rossinyaka, Swedish Pitea, Washington Spirit, Sydney FC and Shanghai Shenhua.
Levante described ‘Franny’ (his nickname) as one of the Super Falcons’ most established footballers.
Ordega won the African Cup of Nations editions in 2010, 2014, 2016 and 2018 and participated in the 2011, 2015 and 2019 World Cups.
“His record also reflects, among other things, a First Iberdrola title and a second place in the American championship.
“On a personal note, she was twice elected MVP of the African Football Championship and was nominated for the best African football player in 2014 and 2018.” the declaration is over, ”added the club.
Ordega joins Nigerian players in the top flight of the Spanish Women’s Football League.
Among them are Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona), Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid), Osinachi Ohale (Madrid CFF), Rita Chikwelu (Madrid CFF), Chidinma Okeke (Madrid CFF), Charity Adule (Eibar) and Toni Payne (Seville).