POSTED: Friday July 9th 2010
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Women's Football: Netherlands left back officially signs with Russian champions Zvezda 2005

The speculation and rumors have all been put to rest as Dutch left back Petra Hogewoning has now officially signed with Zvezda 2005 of the Russian Women’s Premier League on Friday.

The speculation and rumors have all been put to rest as Dutch left back Petra Hogewoning has now officially signed with Zvezda 2005 of the Russian Women’s Premier League on Friday.
She had been on trial with Zvezda and Polish born manager Shek Borkowski has been impressed with her and thinks she can help the team as they prepare to compete in the UEFA Women’s Champions League.
The Russian champions are now merely waiting on the Russian FA to finalize all the necessary paperwork.
Her presentation to the media is be planned for 16 July and Hogewoning is expected to make her Russian debut on 17 July.
Hogewoning is Borkowski's second signing during this transfer window.
Last week Zvezda 005 added Spanish striker Maria Ruiz who played for RCD Espanyol last season.

Shek Borkowski quote on signing Hogewoning
“Petra has been training with us and she has done very well. She has a great energy, experience and football brain, she will be a key player for us as we prepare for the second part of our season, Russian cup and the Champions League.”

Hogewoning Fact file
Born: 26 March 1986
Birthplace: Rijnsburg, Netherlands
Position: Left back
Clubs:
2007-2010 FC Utrecht
2010- Zvezda-2005
Caps: 69 (2004-)

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