SEATTLE , WA— Seattle Reign FC has announced the re-signing of forward Nahomi “Naho” Kawasumi for the 2018 NWSL season. This will be Naho’s fourth season with the club. Per team and league policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
The forward appeared in all 24 matches for the club during the 2017 season, starting in 22 and scoring six goals. Naho finished the season with nine assists, just one shy of the NWSL record for most assists in a season.
The Japanese international set two NWSL records in 2017, both coming in Seattle Reign FC’s 6-2 victory over the Washington Spirit on May 13th. With four assists in the match, Naho set the NWSL record for most assists in a single match, and she also became the first player in league history to be involved in five goals in a single match.
“Naho has been successful in this league for several years – her service and technical abilities will always be welcome on our team,” said Seattle Reign FC head coach Vlatko Andonovski. “I think that she will fit in perfectly with our style of play and we’re all very excited to have her back for another season.”
Seattle Reign FC 2018 Season Ticket Memberships are now on sale. To purchase season tickets visit reignfc.com/seasontickets or call the Reign FC ticket office at (855) REIGN-FC.
About Seattle Reign FC:
Seattle Reign FC is one of ten teams in the National Women’s Soccer League. The NWSL is the premier women’s professional soccer league in North America, featuring many of the top players from the United States, Canada and around the world. Seattle Reign FC train and host home matches at Memorial Stadium, located in the shadow of the Space Needle on the Seattle Center campus. For more information on the club visit reignfc.com.