Washington Spirit striker, Francisca Ordega had a fun filled Christmas celebration with friends in Benue, reports Futbalgalore.com.
The former Rossiyanka, Pitea IF, Sydney FC and Atletico Madrid star had a nice time with some selected friends during the Yuletide season.
Born October 19, 1993, the Super Falcons’ attacker hails from Gboko local government in Benue state.
She was born as the 6th child of 15 children to a business-oriented parents. For her, football began back in Gboko government secondary school and street football before she got her first professional shot playing for Bayelsa Queens in 2008.
She moved on to River Angels before leaving for Europe to sign with Russian champions Rossiyanka of the Russian Women’s Championship.
In 2013, Ordega signed for Pitea IF in the Swedish Damallsvenskan. Between 2013 and 2015, she made 34 appearances and scored 4 goals during her time in Sweden. She later signed with Washington Spirit.
The Washington Spirit player has gone on to represent Nigeria in two Fifa women’s world cup in 2011 and 2015, enjoyed successes with the Super Falcons when they won the African Women’s championship on two occasions – 2010 and 2014. During the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, she scored the game-tying goal in Nigeria’s group stage match against Sweden.
This year, she led the Super Falcons team to victory at the Africa Women Cup of Nations in Ghana when they won the game with a 4-3 point penalty over South Africa.