Super Falcons star player Francisca Ordega has completed her move to Spanish top side Levante. According to reports, the club has completed the signing of the player from Chinese outfit Shanghai Shenhua. Levente signed her on a two-year deal.
Francisca Ordega Joins Oshoala in Spain
Francisca Ordega is now the second Nigerian at the club after Andrea Okene.“ Levante UD Femenino has acquired the services of the Super Falcons forward, who hails from Gboko local govt of Benue state, Nigeria. The club made this known in a statement on their website. The Nigerian international is making a return to the Spanish league, and she played for Atlético de Madrid during part of the 2017-18 financial year.
She has also played for Rossinyaka, Swedish Pitea, Washington Spirit, Sydney FC and Shanghai Shenhua since living in Nigeria for her international career. As she is popularly called, Franny is one of the most established footballers in the Super Falcons.
Francisca has won the editions of the Africa Cup of Nations in 2010, 2014, 2016 and 2018 and participated in 2011, 2015 and 2019 World Cups. Her record also reflects, among others, a first Iberdrola title and a runner-up in the US championship. She has been twice elected MVP of the African Soccer Championship and was nominated for Best African Soccer Player in 2014 and 2018, which fellow Nigerian Asisat Oshoala won.