Mighty Warriors captain Emmaculate Msipa, who arrived in Spain on Thursday and underwent her medical at Spanish side CF Joventut Almassora on Friday, has signed a one-year contract.
In a statement posted on Twitter, CF Joventut Almassora said the Zimbabwean international was brought in to strengthen the club’s strikeforce. It said:
Emmaculate Msipa arrives as a reinforcement in the winter market. The captain of the Zimbabwe national team joins CF Joventut Almassora with international experience.
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Msipa (28), becomes the only the second female Zimbabwean player to be signed by a European club after teammate Rutendo Makore’s six-month stint at Sporting De Huelva in 2018.
She could make her debut this Sunday when Almassora travel to Spain’s south-eastern city of Murcia to play Alhama Club de Fútbol Femenino.
Almassora are currently in sixth position on the nine-team Segunda Division Pro log with 13 points from 12 games.
They trail log leaders Villareal, who have played a game more, by a massive 23 points.