Super Falcons forward, Ajibade, joins Atletico Madrid

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Super Falcons forward, Rasheedat Ajibade, has joined Atletico Madrid on a two-year deal from Norwegian side Avaldsnes.

Ajibade who moved to Europe from Nigerian side, Robo Queens, made the move to Madrid following the expiration of her contract with Avaldsnes in December 2020.

She becomes the second Nigerian to play for Madrid after Francisca Ordega who had a loan spell at the club in 2017.

“It is a great privilege and an opportunity to be here. I am excited to be a part of this team and I hope that together we achieve success. It is a great step in my career and a great challenge for me and I am ready to give it my all.

“I am a versatile, energetic and hard-working player. I tell the Atléticos that I’m going to do my best so that they and the team can feel proud,” Ajibade told the club’s official website.

Ajibade joins Charity Adule (Eibar), Asisat Oshoala (Barcelona), Toni Payne (Sevilla), Rita Chikwelu and Chidinma Okeke (Madrid CFF) in Spain.



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