In yet another big move this offseason, Portland Thorns FC has reportedly signed Natalia Kuikka, according to Jeff Kassouf of Equalizer Soccer.
Source: The Portland Thorns have signed Natalia Kuikka, a Finland international who won an NCAA title with Florida State in 2018. She's been in Sweden playing for Goteborg and can play on the backline or midfield. Thorns have been talking about signing from Sweden all year. #NWSL— Jeff Kassouf (@JeffKassouf) October 26, 2020
Kuikka, who has played both in the midfield and the back line, has spent the past two seasons suiting up for Goteborg in Sweden. She played 19 matches with the club, scoring three goals during that time. Kuikka’s contract with the club is set to expire this year.
The Finland international also won a national championship with Florida State back in 2018. She was named to the College Cup All-Tournament Team that year and was All-American Second Team.
We will update you as more information comes through.