Nigeria international Ini Umotong has joined Brighton and Hove Albion women ahead of the FA Women’s Super League [FAWSL] 2 season.
Ini was signed from fellow FAWSL 2 side Oxford United to help bolster the attacking options of the Brighton women’s team.
“Brighton & Hove Albion women have completed the signing of Nigerian international Ini Umotong from Oxford United for the upcoming FA Women’s Super League [FAWSL] 2 season,” the club announced on Wednesday.
“Ini is a player that we have monitored for a while, and is someone we were well aware of after her spells at both Portsmouth and Oxford.
“She is a proven goalscorer and will add a new dimension to our forward options for the upcoming FAWSL 2 season,” Brighton Women’s first-team assistant manager Amy Merricks told the club’s website.
The 23-year-old striker described as “a proven goalscorer” finished 2016 as FAWSL 2 top scorer.
She scored 13 goals in 19 appearances for Oxford United.
She also scored four times in seven matches in the FAWSL Spring Series this year.