Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu continued her impressive start to her career in the Spanish women’s top flight – Primera Iberdrola, as she bagged a brace for Madrid Ladies in their 3-1 away win against Espanyol on Sunday.
Chikwelu opened her goals account for Madrid last Sunday after scoring one of the goals to help the Madrid Ladies win 4-1 at home against Athletic Bilbao.
In the away clash against Espanyol, Chikwelu opened scoring for her side in the 12th minute.
Espanyol equalised through Ines six minutes into the second half.
Chikwelu made it 2-1 for Madrid Ladies in the 80th minute before Geyse added the third goal in the 88th minute.
The win moved Madrid Ladies up to 11th on 18 points in the 16-team league table, and are now six points away from the relegation zone.