By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Nigeria midfielder, Christy Onyenaturuchi Ucheibe was on target for her Portuguese side, SL Benfica in the course of their 0-2 win against Estoril Praia, www.kick442.com reports.
Ucheibe, 19, scored Benfica’s first goal of the game in the 64th minute at the Centro de Treinos e Formação Desportiva do Grupo Desportivo Estoril Praia – Campo 2 (Estoril).
Carlota Cristo e Jolina scored the visitor’s second goal in the 82nd minute.
SL Benfica occupied the second position on the Portuguese 1A Divisão Women’s table with 21 points in eight games, three points behind leaders, Sporting CP.
They will host CF Benfica in the Benfica derby on January 3, 2021, in their next game after their elimination from the UEFA Women’s Champions League by Chelsea.
Christy Ucheibe played for Nasarawa Amazons in the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership 2018 season.
On 14 February 2020, she signed for SL
Benfica on three and a half years deal.
Ucheibe was selected for the
2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup where she played three matches for the Falconets.
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