Khadija Shaw signs with Manchester City
The Jamaica striker will head to the WSL after her contract with Bordeaux concludes.
Gotham FC just keeps getting better.
The club announced Friday that it has officially signed 2021 NWSL first-round draft pick Brianna Pinto to a two-year contract.
The 21-year old midfielder led UNC with 13 goals in 2021 en route to a semifinal appearance in the NCAA Tournament, where the Tar Heels lost to eventual champion Santa Clara. Pinto was one of three finalists for the Hermann Trophy.
The No. 3 pick has also made appearances with the national team, most recently in the 2018 U20 Women’s World Cup.
Pinto should provide a boost to a Gotham team that currently sits fifth in the NWSL standings following a loss to the Thorns last Sunday. Gotham has title hopes after appearing in the 2021 Challenge Cup final in May.
Gotham FC next hosts OL Reign on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET.
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