- Nigerian students have gotten the chance to get N10,000 each as scholarship from Rasheedat Ajibade
- The Atletico Madrid forward explained that many students of Nigerian Universities will benefit
- Ajibade made it clear that she is doing this in her efforts to supports Nigerian students in the country
Super Falcons striker Rasheedat Ajibade has announced the launching of a scholarship fund to help some Nigerian students who are in different Universities in the West African nation.
Going by her brilliant performances for club and country, Ajibade has been rated as one of the future stars of the Nigeria women’s national football team.
While making the announcement on her Instagram page, the Atletico Madrid forward explained that she is doing so because of her love for education.
The 23-year-old also made it clear that students picked will be given the sum of N10,000 each with December 23 named as the date winners will be notified.
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Statement made by Ajibade
''In line with my love & passion for education, I would like to celebrate my birthday this year by assisting some students with N10,000 each for their university fees / exams / registration etc.
''Check out the poster for full details and visit my website (link in bio) to submit your application now.
''Winners will be notified from December 23, 2022.''
The former FC Robo star has featured in 19 games for the Super Falcons and she is expected to make the team's World Cup list in 2023.
Ajibade scores for Atletico
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Super Falcons striker Rasheedat Ajibade was on the scoresheet in Atletico Madrid’s 3-1 victory over Sevilla in the Primera División de la Liga de Fútbol Femenino.
The encounter featured two Nigerian stars as Ajibade featured for the hosts while Oyedupe Payne was in the lineup for Sevilla.
Ajibade led the attack for Atletico, and Payne played in the central midfield for the visitors in the mouthwatering encounter.
It was Ajibade who opened the scoring for the hosts in the 33rd minute, but Sevilla drew level in the 55th minute courtesy of an Inma Gabarro strike.
Ludmila then restored Atletico’s lead minutes later and then completed her brace in the 69th minute to give Atletico Madrid a two-goal lead.