Sunday Uchechi helps Meizhou Huijun to Chinese Women Super League promotion

The Super Falcons forward was on target as her Guangdong based side secured promotion to Chinese women league topflight on Sunday

Nigerian international Sunday Uchechi will play in the topflight next season after an away victory to guarantee their promotion to the Chinese Women Super League.

The 24-year-old joined the Chinese Women Football League side from Korea DPR’s Incheon Daekyo in February 2018 and made a huge impact, powering them to the second division title.

The Guangdong based side finished their campaign at the top of the Chinese women’s second division standings with 30 points from 14 matches - three above second-placed Zhejiang.

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Apart from winning the title, the former Rivers Angels striker, on her own part,  also emerged her team’s top scorer with 15 goals from 14 games this season on her debut season in China.

Having ended her 2018 league season, the former Falconets star will shift focus on the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Ghana where Nigeria will be aiming to defend her title.