Super Falcons defender Onyinyechi Zogg has joined Swiss club Servette FCFF, marking a return to her birth country. SportsRation reports.
The 26-year-old Super Falcons player joined Servette FCFF from German side Turbine Potsdam, signing a deal until the end of the 2024 season.
Zogg’s career has seen her play for various clubs, including Young Boys, FC Zurich, and Soyaux. Her recent stint with Turbine Potsdam showcased her talent and versatility on the field, prompting Servette FCFF to secure her services.
Sandy Maendly, Sports Director at Servette FCFF, expressed delight in welcoming Zogg to the team. “It’s a real pleasure to be able to count on the arrival of Onyinyechi. We have been able to get to know her in recent weeks, and her qualities as well as her determination have convinced us. Her experience and leadership will bring an undeniable plus to our defensive sector,” stated Maendly on the club’s official website.
Born and raised in Bern, Switzerland, Zogg has a dual heritage, with her father being Swiss and her mother hailing from Nigeria. Despite having the option to represent her father’s country, Zogg chose to play for her mother’s nation, Nigeria, making her debut for the Super Falcons on June 10, 2021, in a friendly match against Jamaica.
Her decision to join Servette FCFF reflects a significant development in her career, and the Swiss club sees her as a valuable addition to strengthen their defensive lineup. Zogg’s experience and leadership qualities are expected to contribute positively to the team’s performance in the upcoming matches and throughout the 2024 season.
Servette FCFF aims to leverage Zogg’s skills and enhance the defensive capabilities of the squad. As the football season progresses, fans anticipate witnessing the impact of Onyinyechi Zogg’s presence on the field, bringing a new dynamic to Servette FCFF’s campaign.