Rita Chikwelu Scores Two In Al Shabab Debut

Nigeria midfielder, Rita Chikwelu scored a brace on her debut for in the Saudi league as her team, Al Shabab, lost the thrilling contest against Orthodox Club 4-3.

Orthodox Club had raced into a two-goal lead in the opening 19 minutes of the game. The hosts later doubled their lead five minutes after the break.

But Chikwelu reduced the deficit with a header on the hour mark, before the 34-year-old scored her second goal of the game two minutes later.

While Oriana Altuve equalised for Al Shabab three minutes from time, Orthodox, however, scored in stoppage time to win the game.

The Super Falcons player, Chikwelu joined Al Shabab this week on a free transfer.(Daily Post)

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