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Jubilation: Impressive Nigerian defender signs 2-year deal with Spanish club Deportivo Alaves Nigeria news


  • Osinachi Ohale, who already has 26 caps for Nigeria’s Super Falcons, has joined Spanish team Deportivo Alaves
  • The 29-year-old Nigerian international defender has officially left Madrid CFF in Spain where she played last season
  • Ohale joins Alaves for a year according to the club which issued a statement on the star’s signing

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Nigeria international Osinachi Ohale has officially joined Spanish club Deportivo Alaves on a two-year contract, according to reports from Complete sports.

The Super Falcons defender who played for CFF Madrid will now continue her professional career with the Gloriosas.

According to a club statement, Ohale, who has experience with European clubs, will now play for the team for two more seasons.

Osinachi Ohale will continue professional football with Alaves. Photo: Maja Hitij
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The statement reads via Today NG:

“Deportivo Alavés and Osinachi Ohale have reached an agreement whereby the Nigerian defender becomes a new Albiazul player for the next two seasons.

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“The new Gloriosas player also has experience in Europe, where she arrives in Sweden during the 2017/2018 campaign in the ranks of Vittsjö GIK and Växjö DFF the following season.

“The Nigerian defender joined the Iberdrola League, where she played for CD Tacón in 2019/2020 and last season at Madrid CFF, after passing through Italy with AS Roma.

Roosa Ariyo joins UDG Tenerife

Additionally, Super Falcons star Roosa Ariyo completed her move to the top of Spanish women’s league UDG Tenerife this summer.

The 27-year-old Nigerian women’s football star becomes the first player to join Blue and White ahead of the 2021-22 season.

Ariyo has spent the last two seasons with Finland’s top-flight team Tikkurilan Palloseura, where she has scored 21 goals and 15 assists in 25 league appearances.

Her competitiveness on and off the ball has drawn her to the Spanish club and she will represent them until June 2023.

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According to the statement posted on the Tenerife official website, the Nigerian-Finnish soccer star was part of the University of Bridgeport team in the United States in the 19-20 academic year.

She also played in that country’s CC Monroe between 2017 and 2019, where she scored 79 goals in 31 appearances and 24 assists were recorded during that span.

Legit.ng reported earlier that Super Falcons of Nigeria forward Michelle Alozie revealed that she has a crush on impressive Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi.

Alozie, 24, revealed this during an interactive session with OJB Sport on Instagram, as quoted by Nigerian newspaper Brila FM via Facebook.

She was born in the United States, but changed allegiance to play Nigeria national team football and appeared in three games for the Super Falcons, scoring one goal.

Source: Legit


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