Erhabor commits future to Albion

Albion youngster signs her first professional contract with the club.

By BHAFC • 30 January 2024

By Paul Hazlewood
Comfort Erhabor signs her first professional contract with the club after joining from West Ham United last year.

We are delighted to announce that goalkeeper Comfort Erhabor has signed her first professional contract with the club.

Comfort, 18, has been a regular in our under-19s after joining Albion from West Ham United in 2023.

By Paul Hazlewood
Albion youngster joined Sinead Hogan-Belcher's under-19 squad last year.

Women’s under-19 head coach Sinead Hogan-Belcher said, “We are delighted that Comfort has signed her first professional contract and committed her future at Brighton.

“Her hard work and determination have been exceptional since she joined the club last year, and she has continuously performed at a good level in both an Under-19 and first-team environment.

“She is a talented young goalkeeper with a bright future ahead of her, and she thoroughly deserves this opportunity as she aims to progress further.”

By Paul Hazlewood
Comfort Erhabor has gone on to make 15 appearances for the Albion.

Women’s under-19 goalkeeper coach Josh Dowsett said, “Comfort is a promising young goalkeeper, and we are delighted to be able to offer her the next step in her career.

“Her work ethic has been outstanding since joining the club and she is a great example to the goalkeepers in our Academy.

“Comfort fully deserves this opportunity, and we are excited to see her grow and develop moving forward.”

Comfort has made 15 appearances for the under-19s, including the Nike Cup final which Albion won in October. 

Comfort travelled to Seville in the summer to train with Melissa Phillips’s first-team squad at their pre-season camp and regularly works with the senior players at the American Express Elite Performance Centre.