By Angu Lesley
Football Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Women’s French Ligue 1 championship side FC Soyaux have presented Cameroonian striker Henriette Michele Akaba Edoa to the media.
The 27-year old two-times FIFA world cup participant switched to the Club in December 2020 from Belarusian side FC Minsk where she as many goals. Unfortunately, her presentation was delayed till today because of administrative reasons.
Speaking after completing the switch, the former Amazone FAP goal-getter revealed that the quality of the championship attracted her to France.
“I decided to come here because the French championship is one of the best women’s championship in the world.”
FC Soyaux needs Akaba’s experience as they struggle to find their feets in the championship with just three wins from 15 league games this season.
The former Ataşehir Belediyespor and Beşiktaş J.K. (women’s football) forward spent the second-half of last season on the books of Belarusian side FK Minsk, where she was instrumental in the team’s second place finish in the championship.
Her move to FC Soyaux puts her in the same championship with with compatriots Ngock Yango, Easther Kith, Marie Awona amongst others.
FC Soyaux of coach Laurent Mortsl are currently ranked 10th in the League’s standing.
The arrival of Akaba at the Stade Léo Lagrange, on a one-year deal could be just what the Club needs to start climbing up the table in the 12-Clubs championship.
The Cameroonian forward is setting her targets, to score more goals for the French Club to boast survival chances.
Michèle Akaba has been a regular goal scorer wherever she has played.
She returns to France with her ego high and a chunk of experience, having won the league with Turkish side Besiktas and had spells at Trabzon İdmanocağı in Turkey, FC Energy Voronezh in Russia , Bangkokthonburi SC in the Thailandish women’s first league,plus Cameroon Clubs Canon FF, Louves minproff, Lorema FC and Amazone FAP.
She has also been a regular in the Cameroon women’s national selection since 2010 featuring at six African cup of nations in the last decade.
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