Falcons captain signs for new Swedish club

Swedish  Damallsvenskan club Kristianstad DFF have announced the signing of Super Falcons captain Rita Chikwelu.

The central midfielder has spent the last six years of her career with Umea IK, and featured in the UEFA Women’s Champions League with the Norrland-based team.

Prior to her move to UmeƄ Energi Arena, Chikwelu was in Finland for three seasons, and defended the colours of FC United Pietarsaari and FC TPS Turku.
The 28-year-old has appended her signature to a two-year deal with Kristianstad DFF. She will begin training with her new teammates next month.


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