- Rasheedat Ajibade has joined Spanish giants Atletico Madrid in big move
- The Nigerian forward explained that she is happy to be moving to Atletico
- Ajibade has played 12 games for the Super Falcons of Nigeria since 2018
Nigeria international Rasheedat Ajibade has completed a big move to Spanish giants Atletico Madrid with the Super Falcons star signing a two-year deal with the club.
This is a dream move for the Nigerian female player as she will now be joining Super Falcons teammate Asisat Oshoala in the Spanish League.
Ajibade is one of the best female footballers in Nigeria considering her achievements so far in the Super Falcons and all the clubs she has played for.
The 21-year-old forward took to her official social media page to express happiness about the new move to join Atletico Madrid Female team.
''It is a great privilege and joy for me to be joining Atletico Madrid Feminino.
''It is an opportunity I will never take for granted, and I am ready to give my all to push this great club to even greater heights.''
Ajibade has represented Nigeria at under-17, under-20 and senior national team.
She has been playing for FC Robo since the 2013 Nigeria Women Premier League season and in 2014, she was listed as one of the best young talents in the League.
In September 2018, she won the Nigerian women football freestyle competition for the second consecutive time.
Before joining Atletico Madrid, Ajibade played 39 games scoring 12 goals for Avaldnes.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie might be one of the most successful female African footballers with laurels but the forward is advocating for how to know the right partner.
The Dijon FCO star has scored many goals for the national team and with her recent post on social media, she seemed to have struck a chord in finding the right person.
The 26-year-old who is still waxing strong in craft which earned captaincy of her Nigerian team advised people who are at the forefront of relationships the best tip they would ever get to enjoy their partners.
Oparanozie has scored 22 goals in 35 appearances for the Super Falcons and has won the African Women's championship four times as well as being top goalscorer in the 2014 edition.
The former Bayelsa Queens star had her most successful club spell with French side Guingamp where she scored 45 goals in 106 appearances over the course of six years.
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