Written by Oluwaseun Oyediji
Rebecka Blomqvist will also play for German Bundesliga Women’s side, Wolfsburg next season after extending her deal: just a few weeks before the start of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
The Swedish international has extended her contract with VfL Wolfsburg, which expires this summer, by two years.
The 25-year-old joined the club in December 2020 from the then Swedish champions Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC. Since then she has made 40 appearances for the Green-Whites in the women’s Bundesliga, 15 times in the UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL) and nine times in the DFB Cup.
In the DFB Pokal Cup, the attacker scored during the team’s 2-1 win in the final match last season against FC Freiburg which a decisive part in the tenth title win of the Green-Whites.
Blomqvist is part of Sweden’s squad for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
The 25-year-old has played 22 games for the national team so far.
The preparations for the 2023/2024 season in the second women’s Bundesliga started for the U-20 women team of VfL Wolfsburg at the weekend.
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After the team of VfL trainer Daniel Kraus had already completed a few performance tests last week, they went out on the pitch together for the first time after a team meeting on Sunday. “I noticed right away that all the players are extremely motivated. We had a positive first session and I’m sure that we’ve strengthened ourselves with the newcomers,” Kraus told the club website.
With Lisa Beyer (RB Leipzig), Lotta Drews (Werder Bremen), Denise Eder (TV Wangen), Sury Palotta and Jana Theijs (both SC Freiburg) as well as Lilly Damm, Anastasia Harting, Maila Herzig and Julia Meißner (all VfL Wolfsburg U17) already trained nine of the total of ten newcomers.
Goalkeeper Nelly Smolarczyk, who joins the Young Wolves from Bayern Munich, will only join the team on July 17.
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