Super Falcons forward, Rasheedat Ajibade has signed a two year deal with Spanish giants Athletico de Madrid femenino.
The 21 year-old joined from Norwegian top flight side, Avaldsnes IL after a brilliant season which justified her inclusion in the Norwegian Toppserien Team of the Season.
Despite being played out of position most of the season, she scored 7 goals in 18 games leading Avaldsnes IL to a 3rd place finish.
The Naija freestyle queen is now contracted to Atlético de Madrid Femenino until 2022.
In an interview with the clubs website, she disclosed that she is excited to be an Athletico de Madrid player and she’s looking forward to win some sliverwares with the team.
“ 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 ”.
In conclusion, Ajibade said: ” 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 .”
Rasheedat Ajibade joins Asisat Oshoala and a whole lot of Nigerians who play in the Primera Iberdola.