Super Falcons and Shanghai Shenhua forward Francisca Ordega on Friday paid a courtesy call to the His Royal Majesty, Behgha U Tiv, Orchivirigh Professor James Ortese Iorzua Ayatse, For Tiv (V) at his palace in Gboko.
The former Athletico Madrid Feminine player took to her Twitter handle on Saturday morning to express her feelings and appreciate his Royal Majesty for honoring her despite his tight schedule.
“ Courtesy visit to his Royal Majesty, To TOR TIV ORCHIVIRIGH Prof. JAMES ORTESE IORZUA AYATSE, and Chairman, TIV traditional area council. THE BEGHA U TIV. It was such a privilege. Despite the activities at the palace, he demonstrated the good father he is to see me”.
Beside being a great footballer, Ordega has carved a name for herself by supporting humanitarian courses through her foundation, the Francisca Ordega Foundation, a non Governmental Organisation. The Gboko born star has actively supported child education, maternal health, human capacity building, empowerment and lots more.
The 26 year-old Ordega made her name on the home front with Bayelsa Queens and Rivers Angels; before moving abroad to play for WFC Rossiyanka(Russia), Pitea IF(Sweden), Washington Spirit(United State), Sydney FC (Australia), Athletico Madrid(Spain) and now Shanghai Shehua(China).
By Hanifat Mustapha