Rita Chikwelu

By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu has completed her transfer to Saudi club Al Shabab.

Chikwelu left Spanish Iberdola side Levante Las Planas after just one season.

The 35-year-old, who joined Levante from Madrid FF last summer made eight league appearances for the club but failed to register a goal.

The veteran midfielder started his career at Nigerian club Akwa Starlets.

Chikwelu also played in Finland for United FC and later had stint in Sweden for Umea IK and Kristianstad.

The player was omitted from Nigeria’s squad to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

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