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NFF congratulates Ajibade on membership award

The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated Super Falcons’ captain Rasheedat Ajibade on her latest accolade as Player of the Season for Atlético Madrid Femenino, her Spanish top-division membership.

Ajibade’s outstanding efficiency all through the season was capped off by her decisive aim towards Villarreal women within the remaining recreation, securing Atlético Madrid’s qualification for subsequent season’s UEFA Champions League.

She completed the season with 10 targets and eight assists, underscoring her essential position within the staff’s success.

NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, expressed the federation’s satisfaction in Ajibade’s achievements, highlighting her as a paragon of self-discipline, dedication, and dedication each for her membership and the nationwide staff.

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“Rasheedat has always been a role model, exemplifying the qualities expected of a star player. Her discipline, dedication, and patriotism have been evident in her performances for the Super Falcons,” Dr. Sanusi stated.

“We congratulate her on this prestigious award and believe it will inspire her to lead the Super Falcons to glory at the forthcoming Women’s Olympic Football Tournament in France.”

Ajibade performed a pivotal position within the Super Falcons’ journey to the Round of 16 eventually 12 months’s FIFA World Cup in Australia, the place they remained unbeaten in regulation time earlier than being eradicated by England in a penalty shootout.

Following the World Cup, Ajibade assumed the captaincy of the Super Falcons and has since led the staff to qualify for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament for the primary time in 16 years.

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