Super Falcons defender – Ashleigh Plumptre, made a remarkable debut for Al-Ittihad, scoring hat-trick as her team secured a convincing 3-0 victory over Eastern Flames in their season opener.
Her precise finish established the tone for the match, and the first half ended with Al-Ittihad leading 1-0.
Her versatility and skill were on full display as she volleyed home a second goal shortly after the one-hour mark, doubling her team’s lead.
Barely 16 minutes into the second period of the game, Plumptre doubled her tally, extending her team’s advantage with a perfectly placed shot.
With five minutes to go, she completed her sensational hat-trick with a precise strike from inside the box, ultimately sealing the win for her side.
During the summer transfer window, the Nigerian player made a significant move to Al Ittihad on a free transfer, following her stint with Leicester City.
Ashleigh Plumptre’s debut performance was truly exceptional, leaving fans and football enthusiasts eagerly anticipating what more she will bring to the team in the upcoming season.