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Rasheedat Ajibade Biography
On December 8, 1999, Rasheedat Busayo Ajibade was born. She is a professional football player from Nigeria who competes for both the Nigeria women’s national team and Spanish club Atlético de Madrid in the Primera División.
She goes by the moniker “RASH,” which is an abbreviation of her first name, and is also referred to as “The Girl With The Blue Hair” in honor of the vivid blue hairdo she wears on the field.
Before making her competitive debut for the senior team at the 2018 WAFU Cup in Côte d’Ivoire, Ajibade competed for Nigeria at age grade events.
She was ranked first among the top young African footballers in a top 10 list published in 2017.
Rasheedat Ajibade International Career
At the under-17, under-20, and senior national teams, Rasheedat Ajibade has represented Nigeria.
Ajibade scored twice as Nigeria defeated Namibia in the opening leg of the African qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
Ajibade scored the game-winning goal in Nigeria’s opening match against China during the actual competition.
Ajibade scored in Nigeria’s last group match against Mexico to secure a quarterfinal match with Spain.
Ajibade, wearing jersey number 10, was selected for Coach Bala Nikiyu’s 21-person roster for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
Ajibade, who led Nigeria during the competition, spoke to FIFA.com on the team’s resolve to improve upon their quarterfinal placing.
Ajibade participated in the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup for Nigeria and was honored as player of the match against Canada in the second group match.
Ajibade scored twice against Tanzania in the first leg of their first-round match to select Africa’s representative at the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, giving Nigeria a three-goal lead going into the second leg in Dar e Sallam.
In the second leg, which was contested in October 2017, Ajibade scored twice as Nigeria defeated the host team by a score of six.
Ajibade scored two goals on January 27, 2018, as Nigeria defeated South Africa by a score of six. The victory ensured Nigeria’s qualification for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France.
Ajibade, Joy Jegede, Osarenoma Igbinovia, and 18 other players were chosen by head coach Thomas Dennerby to represent Nigeria at the WAFU Cup’s first event in Côte d’Ivoire in February 2018.
Ajibade scored a hat-trick in Nigeria’s final group match to go to the semi-finals of the regional tournament.
The Nigeria women’s national football team, which Ajibade was a member of, won the 2018 African Nations Championship.
In a 1-0 friendly victory over Slovenian club Olimpija Lubijana in Vienna, Austria, she led the Super Falcons for the first time.
Rasheedat Ajibade Club Career
From the 2013 Nigeria Women Premier League season to the 2018 season, Ajibade played for FC Robo.
She was regarded as one of the league’s top young players in 2014.
She won the Nigerian women’s football freestyle tournament for the second time in a row in September 2018.
Despite her team losing to Confluence Queens in the second week of the 2015 Nigeria Women Premier League, Ajibade was included in Soccerladuma South Africa’s squad of the week.
Ajibade was named FC Robo’s squad captain for the 2017 Nigeria Women Premier League campaign.
During the season, Ajibade scored in the Robos victory over the Ibom Angels at home.
Ajibade was quoted by SuperSport on July 13, 2017, following her team’s defeat to the visiting Rivers Angels, as saying that the discrepancy in points and the constrained number of games left will damage her team’s prospects of qualifying for the Super 4.
The Nigeria National Freestyle Championship, an event to promote freestyle football, was won by Ajibade in its inaugural year.
Robo did not place first in 2017, yet despite this, Ajibade was chosen as the season’s top player after scoring eight goals to keep her team from being demoted.
She received a Nigeria Pitch Awards nomination in May 2018 for best player in the 2017 Nigeria Women Premier League.
Ajibade reportedly agreed to a two-year contract in December 2018 with the Toppserien-playing Avaldsnes IL team from Norway.
Rasheedat Ajibade’s two-year contract was revealed by Atletico Madrid on January 1, 2021.
Rasheedat Ajibade’s contract with Atletico Madrid was extended by three more years, or until 2025, in January 2022.
Rasheedat Ajibade launched the #StandOutWithRASH campaign in the summer of 2020 in collaboration with the top athlete branding business in Nigeria, EaglesTracker.
It was a promotion effort for Nigeria’s amateur football players.
Rasheedat Ajibade used her social media platform to give young football players exposure, as well as football boots, jerseys, and cash rewards if they could demonstrate how they stood out on the pitch.
She also introduced her official brand, RASH, which offers a distinctive merchandise selection that fans may buy online.
Rasheedat Ajibade Salary
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Rasheedat Ajibade Individual Honours
- League Bloggers Award – 2017 Nigeria Women Premier League Player of the Season
- Nigeria Pitch Awards – 2017 Nigeria Women Premier League Player of the season
- 2017 Nigeria Women Premier League – Top scorer (jointly held with Reuben Charity)
- Nigeria Football Federation – 2018 Young Player Of The Year
- 2018 WAFU Women’s Cup – second highest goal scorer (jointly held with Ines Nrehy and Janet Egyir).
Rasheedat Ajibade Team Honours
- 2014 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – Quarter finals
- 2018 WAFU Women’s Cup – third place
- 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations – Winner
- 2021 Supercopa de Espana – Winner
Rasheedat Ajibade Net Worth
Rasheedat Ajibade is a popular Nigerian footballer. She has an estimated net worth of $5 millions.