Athletic renew its historical top scorer

Erika
Vazquez will continue one more season in the rojiblanca discipline. In this way, the Ibaigane club extends the contract of its historic top scorer. The Navarrese has scored 261 goals in the 16 seasons that she has been a lioness and is the second highest artillery player in the general ranking of the entire club, behind the legendary Telmo
Zarra (335 targets). His most fruitful season in the director’s section was 2008-09, with 32 goals in the League and one in the Cup.

The contract of the player who turned 38 last February had expired at the end of the 2020-21 campaign. Now it will continue until June 30, 2022 to fulfill 17 seasons at the club, an absolute record.

Erika came to Lezama in the 2004-05 campaign. Since her first-team debut in the UEFA Women’s Champions League match against Northern Ireland’s Newtownabbey Strikers (10-3) in 2004, Erika now has 401 official matches to become the third most capped player in history. red and white. He only has his current coach ahead of him, Iraia
Iturregi (402) and to Eli
Ibarra (413). Very possibly, next year it will become the leader in this ranking.

The Iruñea player was injured in December of last year and did not return to the team until the end of the season. He played 10 games in the 2020-21 Iberdrola League. She reappeared on April 17 against Eibar (2-5) to become the third footballer to reach 400 games as a lioness. Later, he only played one other game, against Logroño in Lezama (2-1).