- Italian giants Juventus have announced the signing of Nigerian star, Jennifer Echegini.
- Echegini joins Juventus on a free transfer after finishing her college career with Florida State Seminoles.
The Super Falcons midfielder has inked a two-and-a-half-year contract that will keep her at Juventus FC Women until June 2026.
Echegini will wear the number 26 jersey at Juventus.
Born in 2001 in England, Echegini, a dynamic midfielder, is the latest addition to Joe Montemurro's Juventus Women's team.
Echegini teams up with Juventus after an excellent two-year spell at Florida State Seminoles, where she was National Champions in 2023.
Her stellar track record in the United States includes being named a finalist for the MAC Hermann, a prestigious award in US university football.
December brought further acclaim as she clinched the Honda Sport Award for women's football.
Echegini's list of honours includes ACC Tournament MVP, "ACC Offensive Player of the Year," and a coveted spot on the "United Soccer Coaches First Team All-American."
Closing 2023 with an impressive 16 goals, Echegini etched her name in university history, becoming the first among the Florida State Seminoles to achieve double-digit goals for consecutive seasons since Deyna Castellanos.
Echegini was a member of the Super Falcons squad to the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, where Nigeria impressed, reaching the knockout rounds before exiting on penalties to England.