She is the latest signing for the women's football team of Benfica. Christy Ucheibe, a 19-year-old midfielder (25.12.2000), leaves Sweden to wear the Sacred Mantle.
The midfielder said it's great to be at the Clube da Luz and has already brought forward some of her ambitions.
"I know I'm coming to a very competitive team. It is this demand and the greatness of the club of legend Eusébio that has attracted me. I want to help the team win trophies domestically and, one day, shine in the Champions League", shared the new face of the women's team in statements to with the Official Website.
"Now I just want to focus on work, on training with my teammates. I know that if I play well here I'm going to reach the Nigerian National team too. I can't play yet, but I already love and admire the passion of the Benfica fans", commented Christy Ucheibe.
Photos: Cátia Luís / SL Benfica