Vital Matildas midfielder Emily van Egmond has returned to the National Women’s Soccer League with the Orlando Pride.
The 28-year-aged experienced been without the need of a club given that turning down a agreement offer from West Ham in May well, subsequent her standout 2020-21 FAWSL year for the Hammers.
Pending receipt of a P-1 visa, van Egmond will be part of Orlando’s drive for engage in-offs, acquiring earlier played 25 online games for the Pride involving 2018-2020.
“We are all quite delighted to have Emily returning to our club and tremendously search forward to her arrival,” Orlando Pride basic manager Ian Fleming reported.
“Emily is a established talent in this league, currently common with our setting, and has all the essential capabilities to slot into, enhance, and make a solid favourable impact on our squad.
“As we work by means of the visa process, which has unfortunately been delayed due to COVID, we are hopeful Emily is capable to get to Orlando in the coming months to offer our crew added talent to close out the period and this critical play-off push.”
Kansas City’s Chloe Logarzo, who is sidelined immediately after an ACL injury, is the only other Matilda presently signed to a NWSL club.