How Neymar Ended Up Picking Hijab Wearing Female Player to Represent Nigeria in Qatar

How Neymar Ended Up Picking Hijab Wearing Female Player to Represent Nigeria in Qatar

  • Nigerian female footballer Abdulazeez Zulfah recently met Brazilian footballer Neymar in Qatar for five-aside
  • The hijab wearing female striker was in joyous mood after meeting the former Barcelona star who now plays for PSG
  • Many footballers posted their clips on internet for the five-aside game before Neymar personally chose Abdulazeez Zulfah

Brazilian superstar Neymar was amazed with incredible skills of hijab-wearing Nigerian player Abdulazeez Zulfah before choosing her to participate in the Team Global tournament in Qatar.

Meeting the Paris Saint-Germain forward would forever remain a big memory for Abdulazeez Zulfah considering her background on the streets of Lagos before traveling.

There is no doubt about the fact that Abdulazeez Zulfah is a skillful female footballer who currently plays for a local side in Lagos.

Neymar, Brazilian star, PSG, Ijab, Abdulazeez Zulfah, five-aside.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar in action. Photo by Koji Watanabe
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The Kwara born player is even said to be one of the best players in her squad which helped her to be seen by the Brazilian super footballer.

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How did Neymar notice Abdulazeez Zulfah?

There was a contest in which footballers were asked to post their clips on Instagram where Neymar saw that of Abdulazeez Zulfah and was impressed.

The Brazilian ordered the organizers to arrange the traveling process of the Nigerian player for the five-aside tournament in Qatar.

Seven players in total were chosen for the five-aside football tournament and all these players had good time with Neymar.

Video shows moment Neymar signed autograph on shirt of Hijab wearing Nigerian female player

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how a Nigerian teenager Zulfah Abdulazeez was among seven players chosen by Brazilian superstar Neymar to represent Team Global in Qatar.

The 18-year-old played alongside the Paris Saint-Germain star at the Red Bull Neymar Jr.'s 5-a-side exhibition recently.

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Zulfah who is endowed with so much football skills had always shared clips of her activities on social media, particularly on Instagram.

Only recently, she represented Super Falcons striker Rasheedat Ajibade at the Ballers Award where Asisat Oshoala emerged the winner of the Women’s Player of the Year Award.

And now Zulfah has met with Neymar and she was quick to share the photos and videos on Instagram to the amazement of her followers.

Source: Sports Brief News