Christy Ucheibe has joined Portuguese Liga BPI outfit SL Benfica from Swedish club Assi, on a three-and-half-year deal.Advertisement Ucheibe saw out her first professional contract with Swedish club Assi in November 2019 and moved on to Portugal on a free transfer, after she inspired the Elitettan side to win the Norrbetten Cup. On joining SL Benfica, she told the club website: “I know I’m coming to a very competitive team. It is this demand and the greatness of the club of legend Eusebio that has attracted me.“I want to help the team win trophies domestically and, one day, shine in the Champions League. Now I just want to focus on work, on training with my teammates.“I know that if I play well here I’m going to reach the Nigerian National team too. I can’t play yet, but I already love and admire the passion of the Benfica fans.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?A Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsWhy Do Americans Consider Him To Be The Best President?6 Product That Have Wild Origin StoriesTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldUse Your Zodiac Signs To Find A Perfect Job10 Irresistibly Gorgeous Asian ActressesWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Playing Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body18 Beautiful Cities That Are Tourist MagnetsThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love With7 Thailand’s Most Exquisite Architectural Wonders Loading… During her one-year spell, the 19-year-old played a prominent role in Assi’s 10th-place finish in the 2019 season with two goals in 25 games across all competitions for Kenneth Paajarvi’s team.The midfielder, who moved to Sweden from Nigerian side Nasarawa Amazons in April 2019, played a crucial role in helping Nigeria reach the quarter-final of the 2018 U20 Women’s World Cup in France.Having completed her move to the Portuguese giants, the Nigerian becomes the second African to join the club this year following the arrival of South African striker Thembi Kgatlana last month.