Ghanaian forward Eunice Beckmann joins German Bundesliga side FC Köln

Author: Beatrice Laryea
Eunice Beckmann

Ghanaian forward Eunice Beckmann has joined German Women’s Bundesliga side FC Köln.

The club announced the signing of the 27-year-old striker from Spanish Women’s League side Madrid CFF where she spent just a season.

Beckmann who is born to Ghanaian parents returns to Germany where she previously played for Bayern Munich, Bayern Leverkusenc and Duisburg.

Team manager of FC Köln, Nicole Bender said: “We’re really pleased that, despite many other offers, Eunice has decided to sign for FC Köln. She is technically strong and is superb in front of goal. We can’t wait to see her in an FC kit.”

For her part, Eunice said: “It was a great moment to sign the contract with FC. My first impressions were very positive and convinced me straight away.

After many years abroad, I’m really excited to be back in Germany and to live in Köln. I think it’s great to be a part of the FC family and I’m buzzing for the new season in the Bundesliga.”

Eunice signing the document to seal the deal

She previously played for Boston Breakers in the United States, Swedish Club Linköpings FC as well as Swiss side FC Basel.

The 27-year-old striker was twice Bundesliga champion with Bayern Munich and won the DFB-Pokal with Duisburg.

After her time in Munich, the Wuppertal-born attacker headed for the USA and Boston Breakers where she finished as top goal scorer with 25 goals.