Transfer: Nigerian defender arrives in Spain ahead of Madrid move
Chidinma Okeke arrives in Spain on Friday, ahead of an expected move to Liga Iberdrola side, Madrid, from FC Robo, Goal reports.
The Nigerian defender will undergo medicals, before putting pen to paper and then finalizing her paperwork.
Okeke has joined ahead of the club’s season-opening clash with Real Betis on September 8.
The 19-year-old has been developing at FC Robo, since joining the Lagos-based Nigeria Women’s Premier League (NWPL) side in 2010.
Okeke marked her on debut with an assist, in the Super Falcons 2-0 triumph over South Korea.
Earlier in August, Nigeria U20 head coach Christopher Danjuma hinted the she is set for a move to Spain, after he was excluded from his African Games squad for Morocco.
”The trio of Chidinma [Okeke], Olabisi [Saheed] and Peace [Efih] got contracts in Spain and they will be leaving soon,” Danjuma said.