Done Deal: Super Falcons Star Ordega Joins Atletico de Madrid Femenino On Loan From Washington Spirit
By Tunji Balogun
Super Falcons forward, Francisca Ordega has joined Spanish club Atletico de Madrid Femenino on loan from American Washington Spirit, saharareporterssport.com can confirm.
The 24-year-old Nigerian star will wear the club’s jersey until next March when a new edition of the American competition.
After successfully completing her medical, Ordega signed the contract that keeps her at the club for five months, as she is happy to wear the colours of Red-and-Whites in her short stint.
“For me it’s an honor and I’m very happy to be here. Atletico Madrid is a great club, internationally recognized, and I really want to start,” she told the club’s website.
Asked to comment on her ability to deliver in the new challenge, Ordega asserts that as a “strong player, physically, athletic and very fast” and although she recognizes that she will need a period of adaptation, she concludes: “I will make the fans feel proud of me.”