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Okobi delighted to join Washington Spirits

24 June 2015, 10:10

Abuja - Super Falcons midfielder Ngozi Okobi has described her move to America’s National Women’s Soccer League side, Washington Spirits as a ‘dream come true’.

The Rivers angels midfielder has been announced by the Spirits as the newest recruit, pending when she secures a P-1 visa and her International Transfer Certificate, but the 21-year old couldn’t hide her excitement at sealing the move to America.

“It’s a dream come true to be playing for the Washington Spirit and an opportunity to showcase my talent to the world,” Okobi was quoted. “Thank you to all the Spirit staff, especially coach Parsons. I am looking forward to a great season in Washington.”

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Meanwhile, Okobi is not the only delighted party as General Manager and Head Coach of The Washington Spirits, Mark Parsons has also expressed delight they are being joined by the Nigeria international.

“I am delighted that Okobi will be joining us,” Parsons said. “She is a talented player with great character and exceptional potential. We look forward to welcoming her to DC and getting her on the pitch.”

Okobi will join compatriots and Super Falcons teammates, Francesca Ordega and Josephine Chukwunonye at the capital club.

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