Super Falcons star Nicole Payne joins PSG until 2026
Super Falcons of Nigeria defender Nicole Payne has joined French side Paris Saint-Germain.
The defender from Nigeria will play for the Rouge et Bleu until June 2026.
Nicole Payne was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in the United States.
She joined West Virginia University in 2019 and played three seasons with the Mountaineers after playing for the Atlanta-based Concorde Fire.
Before getting called up to the Nigerian national team in 2021, the young fullback originally competed for the USA at all youth levels.
Nicole has since made two appearances for the Super Falcons.
Nicole Payne on PSG
In a message on the PSG website, Payne explained the decision to move to Europe.
She said, “It’s something I’ve always dreamed of! I became a professional player when I was a teenager, and I’ve grown up playing football since I was four, so to experience a moment like this is very special. I’m really grateful to be here.
“I’m a quick player and I love to get forward. I know I have a more defensive mentality, but I like to get forward and join the attack.”
Payne is the younger sister of.