DONE DEAL: Rasheedat Ajibade Moves To Atletico Madrid

Nigerian striker Rasheedat Ajibade has completed her move from Norwegian club Avaldsnes to Spanish side Atlético de Madrid Femenino.

The 21-year old sealed a one-year deal until 2022 with the top Spanish side.

Atlético de Madrid Femenino announced the deal on their official website on New Year’s day.

The club wote: “The Nigerian player, an international for her country, arrives to reinforce the Rojiblanco attack.” 

“The 21-year-old Nigerian international is pure physical power, an intense young player, with a very good stride, smart and fast, with a very good game reading.

“ Rasheedat is one of the main promises of Nigerian football, she can play as a winger and as an offensive midfielder thanks to his great versatility.”

Ajibade started out at Lagos-based club, FC Robo, the team in which she later became captain.

The Nigerian attacker later joined the ranks of the Norwegian team Avaldsnes IL in May 2018 before this latest move to Spain.

Speaking on her Atletico Madrid move, Ajibade said she is delighted and ready to make the most of the new chance.

“ 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 ”.Ajibade told her new club website

She added: ” I am a versatile, versatile, energetic and hard-working player .” The Nigerian attacker pointed out: ” I tell the Atléticos that I’m going to do my best so that they and the team can feel proud .”

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