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Ioannidou to sign in Cologne
After 11 years, the 29-year-old leaves the SGS Essen and signs a two-year contract with 1. FC Köln. Overall, the defender played 160 times in the Bundesliga.
Commenting on her contract, Irini said: „After eleven years in Essen, I am really looking forward to the new challenge in Cologne. I want to help keeping the FC women in the Bundesliga next season. I know many players from the current FC squad and have already played with some of them. FC is a traditional club and I find it exciting to be a part of it as it develops step by step. I thank SGS for great 11 years. Essen is my home and I took the developed towards a Bundesliga player here. Now the time has come to make something new.“
All the best, Irini!