OL Reign signs Huitema from PSG

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OL Reign have announced the signing of Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Huitema from Paris Saint-German on a one-year contract.

Huitema, 21, announced on Thursday that she was leaving PSG after three seasons and it had been widely reported that she would go to the National Women’s Football League.

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The striker’s contract also includes an option to extend his contract until the 2024 NWSL season.

“I look forward to this new chapter and this opportunity with OL Reign. This team is filled with some of the most talented players in the world and I am honored to be part of it,” Huitema said in a statement. .

“I can’t wait to get started and I can’t wait to contribute to the success of the team.”

Huitema made 71 appearances for PSG and scored nine goals in all competitions.

She was part of the team that helped the club win their first ever Women’s Division 1 title in 2021.

“Jordyn has shown her ability to play at the highest level, both at club and international level,” said OL Reign head coach Laura Harvey.

“We understand her potential and believe she could play an important role in this team.”

The Canadian international has 49 caps, scoring 14 goals and assisting three more in that span.

OL Reign also announced that they have signed USWNT star Tobin Heath to a one-season contract. It marks a return to the American League for Heath who has spent the past two seasons playing in the Women’s Super League with Manchester United and Arsenal.

Source: espn.co.uk

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