Super Falcons of Nigeria forward Francisca Ordega faces a lengthy prospect on the sidelines after picking up a knee injury while representing her club Washington Spirits in the US female league.
Ordega prior to this latest setback has been the arrowhead for “Spirits” having scored 4 goals and provided 3 assists.
Coach of Washington Spirits Jim Gabarra, confirmed the injury to the club’s media with both frustration and expectation.
“Franny has had a great season and she has made great stride and improvement in her game.
“We all feel bad as she feels but we believe she will be back stronger”
Ordega will be operated on her right knee where she sustained the injury in the coming days.