Jennifer Echegini
Super Falcons midfielder Jennifer Echegini seals for year contract with PSG

Falcon’s Jennifer Echegini Joins PSG From Juventus

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Super Falcons midfielder, Jennifer Echegini, has completed her move to Paris Saint-Germain women’s from Juventus, on a four year contract.

Echegini who began her football career at SCE Nijmegen, a club in her country of birth, the Netherlands, afterwards  played for Charlton Athletic, Millwall Lionesses, and Arsenal youth club.

Between 2019 and 2023, Echegini played college football in the United States at Mississippi State Bulldogs, and at Florida State Seminoles.

Italian Serie A women’s club, Juventus, gave the midfielder her first professional contract in 2024.

Months later, Juve decided to sell her to Paris Saint Germain women’s club for an undisclosed fee after scoring 10 goals in 16 games for the Italian side.

After completing her move to the French club, Jennifer Echegini said: “I am experiencing a great moment in my career today. Signing for Paris Saint-Germain is a huge source of pride. I am very proud to join a club that is recognized around the world for its ambition and excellence.

“I can’t wait to get started and I can’t wait to give the best of myself to try to win, with my teammates and for the supporters, as many trophies as possible.”

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Echegini will fully get down to business with her new club after the Olympics which begins on July 26 in Paris, France. She is part of the Super Falcons squad to the Olympics.

The Randy Waldrum tutored side are currently shaping up at their camp site in Sevilla Spain ahead of the Olympics where they have been drawn against formidable sides Brazil, Spain and Japan.

Echegini who was part of the Super Falcons squad that made it to the round of 16 at the last FIFA women world cup in New Zealand and Australia, scored her first international goal for Nigeria on 11 April 2023 in a 3–0 win against New Zealand and will be hoping to re-enact the feat as Falcons return to the Olympics after 16 years absence having last featured at the 2008 edition in Beijing China.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Julius Okorie is Chief Sports and Entertainment Correspondent for Prime Business Africa. He began his journalism career with the Champion Newspaper and Sporting Champion and later moved on to Daily Independent and the Nation Newspapers. Okorie joined Prime Business Africa in 2024 bringing on board 20 years of experience in writing investigative news on Sports and Entertainment. His well researched and highly informative articles on Sports Business and general entertainment are followed by a wide range of audience.

Julius Okorie is Chief Sports and Entertainment Correspondent for Prime Business Africa. He began his journalism career with the Champion Newspaper and Sporting Champion and later moved on to Daily Independent and the Nation Newspapers. Okorie joined Prime Business Africa in 2024 bringing on board 20 years of experience in writing investigative news on Sports and Entertainment. His well researched and highly informative articles on Sports Business and general entertainment are followed by a wide range of audience.

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