Lagos - Super Falcons midfielder Ngozi Okobi’s move to US
Women’s Soccer League side, The Washington Spirits has taken a step closer as
the player have been given an interview date with the American embassy in
The 21-year old was last week announced by the Spirits as
their latest recruit, ‘pending receipt of her P-1 Visa and International
Transfer Certificate (ITC)’.
And the Delta Queens midfielder has revealed she has been
given a July 6 date, which is on Monday, for interviews at the American embassy
in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
Also read: Okobi delighted to join Washington Spirits
“I have been given July 6 as the date for my visa
application interview at the American embassy and after then I will go to join
my team,” she said.
“I have been there before (America) and I believe I will get
it (visa) so I’m just looking forward to returning there and joining my new
team,” she added.
If the move goes through, Okobi will swell the soaring list
of Nigerian female footballers abroad.
She is also expected to be joined by Super Falcons teammate,
Josephine Chukwunonye, and they will both team up with another Falcon,
Francesca Ordega, who the joined the Spirits earlier in the year.
-Soccer Laduma For
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