Francisca Nazareth, known as Kika, plays as a forward or attacking midfielder for Benfica and the Portugal national team. Kika made her senior debut for Benfica at the age of 16 and signed her first professional contract with the club in 2020, at the age of 17.
Kika helped Portugal to qualify for the first FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023 and she scored one of Portugal’s 2 goals in the tournament.
At 20 years of age, she is considered the future of Portuguese football. She already has 28 caps and 7 goals for Portugal.