PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) – Haiti Women’s Football is announcing that 17-year old Nirilia Mondesir will sign a professional contract with Montpellier HSC of Ligue 1 in France.
With this signing, the teenager would be playing alongside Rio 2016 Swedish Silver-medalists, Linda Sembrandt and Sofia Jakobsson. Other international stars Anouk Dekker of the Netherlands and Laetitia Tonazzi of France are also on the team.
Born in Grand Pré (near quartier Morin, in the North department) is one of the best strikers in the history of Haitian football.
Nicknamed “NériGol” because of her impressive record of goals scored, Nérilia recorded in 2015, 33 goals in 17 matches played (including friendlies) with three different selections: 15 goals in 7 matches (U-17); 5 goals in 7 matches (U-20) and 13 goals in 3 matches (U-23). With 4 goals scored in the second round of qualifying for the U-17 World Cup, she won the title of best player and shared with Jamaican Khadija Shaw the Golden Boot of the Caribbean Championship 2015 U17.