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Ajibade shines as Nigeria thrashes Ethiopia in 2024 Olympic qualifier

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Rasheedat Ajibade
Rasheedat Ajibade
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Super Falcons Secure Convincing 5-1 Aggregate Victory Against Ethiopia

 

Abuja, Nigeria – In a dominating display, Nigeria’s Super Falcons claimed a 5-1 aggregate triumph over Ethiopia, with Atletico Madrid’s Rasheedat Ajibade taking the spotlight.

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The first half witnessed Uchenna Kanu opening the scoring just before halftime, seizing the opportunity on a well-executed counterattack. The second half saw Ajibade doubling the lead five minutes in, connecting with an outstanding cross from Asisat Oshoala.

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Rasheedat Ajibade expands the lead.

Oshoala further expanded the lead with a header in the 68th minute. She turned provider four minutes later, setting up Ajibade for her second goal of the match. Despite Michelle Alozie’s near miss in the 85th minute, the Super Falcons celebrated a resounding victory at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

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With this win, Nigeria progresses to the next round, where they will face the victor of the ongoing Paris 2024 Olympic qualifiers match between Uganda and Cameroon. The Super Falcons’ dominant performance has fueled hopes for a strong showing in the Olympic qualifiers.

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