Sky Blue FC signed international forward Nanase Kiryu the team announced Feb. 18.
Kiryu scored 14 goals in 28 matches for NTV Beleza last season in Japan’s Nadeshiko League.
“I’m looking forward to playing with my new teammates and competing with and against world-class talent,” Kiryu said. “I will strive to play my best in every game, and I want to score many goals for the team.”
Kiryu will play for Japan in the Algrave Cup where she will be matched up against the U.S. Women’s National Team in Group B.