Esse Akida has landed a professional football career in the Israelite club Hapoel Morasha Ramat HaSharon.
The Harambee Starlets forward has signed a a lucrative two-year deal with club after her successful career with Thika Queens fc that plays at the Kenya Women Premier League.
The striker anchored the national; team that made history by qualifying for the 2016 women’s Africa Cup of Nations that were held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, signed a contract yesterday after successfully attending trials for 10 days.
Akida joined Thika Queens during the June transfer window from Spedag FC where she’s spent the better part of her career.
She becomes the fourth high profile footballer to go professional after Mary Kinuthia, Terry Engesha and Chris Nafula recently crossed over to Sweden to begin their professional stints.
She has 36 caps for the national team, scoring 15 times. She will be wearing jersey number 14 at her new workstation.