Rashidat Ajibade celebrates her feat
Rashidat Ajibade celebrates her feat

Rasheedat Ajibade Is Athletico Madrid Player Of The Season

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Super Falcons winger, Rasheedat Ajibade, has been named winner of the 2023-2024 Atletico Madrid Femmine’s Player of the Season.

Ajibade who joined Athletico in 2021 from Norwegian club, Avaldnes, did not only become an instant hit but has established herself as a must play in the club.

The former FC Robo forward scored 10 goals and provided 8 assists for the Spanish side this season.

This is the first time in her career in Europe, that she ended a season as her club’s best player. Rasheedat Ajibade, who has been impressive in all Super Falcons campaigns, is one of the players expected to make the team thick as Nigeria aims to fly high at the Paris Olympics.

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Super Falcons broke a 16 years jinx to qualify for this year’s Olympics at the expense of hard fighting Bayana Bayana of South Africa.

Falcons had beaten the South African ladies by a lone goal at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja and then held their hosts to a goalless draw in Pretoria to progress. The Last time Falcons were at the Olympics was in 2008 in Beijing, China.

Falcons will fly Africa’s flag at the female football event of the Olympics alongside Cooper Queens of Zambia.

 

 

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Julius Okorie is Chief Sports and Entertainment Correspondent for Prime Business Africa. He began his journalism career with the Champion Newspaper and Sporting Champion and later moved on to Daily Independent and the Nation Newspapers. Okorie joined Prime Business Africa in 2024 bringing on board 20 years of experience in writing investigative news on Sports and Entertainment. His well researched and highly informative articles on Sports Business and general entertainment are followed by a wide range of audience.

Julius Okorie is Chief Sports and Entertainment Correspondent for Prime Business Africa. He began his journalism career with the Champion Newspaper and Sporting Champion and later moved on to Daily Independent and the Nation Newspapers. Okorie joined Prime Business Africa in 2024 bringing on board 20 years of experience in writing investigative news on Sports and Entertainment. His well researched and highly informative articles on Sports Business and general entertainment are followed by a wide range of audience.

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