Rinsola Babajide: Super Falcons’ eligible striker extends Liverpool contract for 2 years

Rinsola Babajide: Super Falcons’ eligible striker extends Liverpool contract for 2 years

- Rinsola Babajide joined the Liverpool Ladies from Watford in 2018

- She has signed another two-year contract with the club for her impressive performance

- Rinsola is eligible to play for the Super Falcons of Nigeria

Rinsola Babajide has signed another two-year contract with Liverpool after she has impressed since joining the club from rivals Watford in 2018.

The 21-year-old has scored a total of eight goals for the club in her 33 appearances in all competitions to finish as the club’s top scorer.

Rinsola also bagged the Player of the Month award in January and she is delighted to have renewed her contract with the club for another two years..

“Happy to extend my contract with @LiverpoolFCW and continue our journey, ready to fight to put things right & can’t wait to get back to work with the team & play in front of our amazing supporters,” the exciting attacker said in a social media post.

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Internationally, Rinsola has represented England at U21 level but is still eligible to represent the Super Falcons.

Rinsola Babajide: Super Falcons’ eligible striker extends Liverpool contract for 2 years
Rinsola Babajide in action for Liverpool. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Also, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala has been named in the Spanish Primera Iberdola team of the season having ended the competition with a remarkable 20 goals.

The 25-year-old was instrumental as her goals helped the Barcelona Ladies clinch the 2019/2020 title for the first time in five years.

Oshoala won her maiden Spanish Primera Iberdrola title with Barcelona Femeni as the country's football body crowned the Catalan club champions following their inability to conclude the season due to deadly coronavirus.

A statement released by the Royal Spanish Football Federation revealed that the body made attempts to wrap up the season but their failure to meet government's on health guidelines compounded their problems.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Falcons star Francisca Ordega has claimed that Nigeria’s music artiste Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, is her lover, brila.net reports.

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The Shanghai Shenhua of China star made this revelation when she was asked what comes to her mind anytime she hears the name of the singer.

The former Washington Spirit forward also explained further that female footballers get body-shamed because of their physique, but she takes time-out to be as fashionable as possible when she steps on to the pitch.

The 26-year-old who has featured in 26 games for the Super Falcons since 2010 scoring 7 goals also used the opportunity to thank her parents, who according to her, supported her dreams to becoming a footballer.

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