Dutch Women Eredivisie outfit AFC Ajax have completed the signing of Nigerian striker Toni Payne from National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) club FC Kansas City following a successful trial.

Payne, who has played for the Under-23 team of the United States, has signed a professional contract with the Dutch club and will return to the club in May when she completes her examinations at Duke University.

Toni Payne pictured in Ajax training kit
Toni Payne pictured in Ajax training kit

“I am very excited to join Ajax for the rest of their season as well as next season,” said Payne to goduke.com.

“I am grateful for this wonderful opportunity to play with such a strong and competitive club.”

Toni Payne is still eligible to play for the Super Falcons of Nigeria since she has not been in action for the US Women’s national team..

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