HomeWomen's Super LeagueRisa Shimizu joins...

Risa Shimizu joins West Ham

Risa Shimizu joins West Ham United from a Japanese side, Tokyo Verdy Beleza.

The 26-year-old has spent her whole career with the club from the Japanese capital, which plays in the top tier of the Japanese women’s football. The international defender with over 50 caps for the national team won a couple domestic titles with Tokyo Verdy Beleza. Shimizu will play abroad for the first time in her career, becoming Hammers’ eleventh addition in the summer. Thea Kyvåg, Vivane Asseyi, Alex HenessySophie Hillyerd, Lisa Evans, Kirsty Smith and Izzy Atkinson are some of the other signings.

“I wanted to make the move overseas and join a Club in one of the top divisions and so, when I heard of West Ham’s interest, I decided it was time to take that step. I took up the offer straight away as I believe West Ham is the perfect fit for me,” said Shimizu.

Continue reading

Jessica Naz extends with Tottenham

Jessica Naz extends with Tottenham and will stay with the Spurs until June 2025. The 22-year-old, who played for Tottenham in yougner categories, debuted on senior level for Arsenal in the 2017/18 season. In 2018, the English forward returned to...

Darya Rajaee and Jessica De Filippo move to Turbine Potsdam

Darya Rajaee and Jessica De Filippo move to Turbine Potsdam after finishing their college careers in the United States. The 22-year-old Rajaeespent last four years playing college football at the Universtiy of Central Florida. The American midfielder was selected to...

Sonia Okobi-Oke signs for Levante Las Planas

Sonia Okobi-Oke signs for Levante Las Planas from a Swedish side, Eskilstuna United. The 29-year-old started her professional career in Nigeria. After a brief spell in the US with Washington Spirit, the Nigerian forward moved to Sweden in 2016. Spending...