Ghana captain Elizabeth Addo Joins Chinese Super League group Jiangsu Suning
The skipper of Ghana’s national ladies’ side, Elizabeth Addo, says she is “energized” about joining Chinese Super League group, Jiangsu Suning.
The 25-year old midfielder has marked a one-year manage the Nanjing-based club as a free specialist in the wake of leaving USA side Seattle Reign in February.
“Eager to have marked for Jiangsu Suning lfc,” Addo tweeted.
“On account of my manager Michael Kallback and Neverland Management for encouraging my turn to China.”
Addo turns into the fourth African player to move to the Chinese Women’s Super League this year after Nigeria’s Francisca Ordega and the South Africa couple of Linda Motlhalo and Thembi Kgatlana.
She reunites with Malawian forward Tabitha Chawinga, a previous colleague at Swedish club Kvarnsvedens.
Addo went through her childhood profession with Ghanaian club Tesano Ladies before moving to another Ghanaian side Athleta Ladies to dispatch her senior vocation in 2007.
She proceeded to play for Nigerian club Rivers Angels, ZFK Spartak Subotica of Serbia, Hungarian side Farencvarosi, Kvarnsvedens and Seattle Reign who credited her to Australian club Western Sydney Wanderers before they went separate ways.
At global dimension, Addo played for the Ghanaian U-14s, U-17s, U-20s and U-23s national groups just as the senior side.
She made her Black Queens debut in 2012 and has shown up so far including her eight matches at both the 2016 and 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations competitions, scoring 10 objectives.
Addo was named in the Confederation of African Football’s 2018 Nations Cup Best XI, regardless of Ghana’s inability to go past the gathering stage.