SERVIETTE WOMEN’S FOOTBALL CLUB

02/07/2024

TINJA-RIIKKA KORPELA NEW GARNET DOOR!

The Servette FCCF summer transfer window continues with the arrival of a new goalkeeper in the person of Tinja-Riikka Korpela until 2025!

After the arrival of Manon Revelli, the Garnets continue to strengthen with the arrival of Korpela, international goalkeeper with the 122 Finnish selections from AS Rome.

At 38 years old, Korpela arrives in Geneva with a full CV and considerable experience. A career that began in Finland with FC Honka. Since then, Tinja-Riikka has traveled a lot. After a few years between Norway and Finland, the Finnish goalkeeper had her first major European experience at Bayern Münich from 2014 to 2018. After a one-year stint in Norway, the doors of England, more precisely those of Everton , open up to her. She will then sign for Tottenham in the summer of 2021, at the same time as a certain Maéva Clémaron and before visiting Italy and AS Rome in the summer of 2023.

Sandy Maendly, Sports Director: “We are very proud to welcome an experienced player like Korpela to Servette FCCF! She has been playing at the highest level for years now, and her qualities as a goalkeeper are indisputable. We thank her for her trust and hope to be able to achieve the objectives for the coming season together. »

Korpela signed a one-year contract with one option and will wear number 1.

The entire club welcomes “Tinni” in his new colors and wishes him a successful 2024-2025 season!

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