Super Falcons Star Rasheedat Ajibade Inspires Atletico Madrid to Derby Victory in Copa de la Reina

Super Falcons Star Rasheedat Ajibade Inspires Atletico Madrid to Derby Victory in Copa de la Reina

Nigerian forward Rasheedat Ajibade put on a masterclass performance, leading Atletico Madrid to a thrilling 2-1 victory over arch-rivals Real Madrid in the Copa de la Reina quarterfinals.

Super Falcons Star Rasheedat Ajibade Inspires Atletico Madrid to Derby Victory in Copa de la Reina

The exciting encounter at the Centro Deportivo Wanda Alcalá de Henares saw Ajibade orchestrate the win with two decisive assists in the derby clash, Footballrover reports.

Ajibade’s Magic Touch Ignites Atletico

The 24-year-old Super Falcons star displayed dazzling footwork and strategic vision throughout the match.

In the 34th minute, she combined seamlessly with Ludmila da Silva, delivering a pinpoint pass that resulted in the game’s opening goal.

Atletico held onto the lead until the second half, when Linda Caicedo equalised for Real Madrid, sending shivers down the spines of the home crowd.

Die Hard Spirit, Clinching Victory

But Atletico, fueled by Ajibade’s unflinching spirit, refused to relinquish their grip on the game.

Just ten minutes after conceding, Ajibade weaved through the Real Madrid defence with mesmerising pace, finding Eva Navarro with a perfect assist.

Navarro converted the opportunity with precision, restoring Atletico’s lead and reigniting the jubilant atmosphere.

Impact Beyond Minutes Played

Although the girl with the blue hair was substituted in the 72nd minute, Ajibade’s impact on the game was undeniable.

Her two assists and overall influential performance earned her team a well-deserved victory heading into the semi-finals.

This victory propels Atletico Madrid into the Copa de la Reina semifinals, and with Ajibade in their ranks, their journey towards the coveted trophy looks increasingly promising.

Like this post?
We’d be delighted to hear from you. Please leave a comment in the box below!

About the Author

Sir Kris
Staunch football fan and footballer

Be the first to comment on "Super Falcons Star Rasheedat Ajibade Inspires Atletico Madrid to Derby Victory in Copa de la Reina"

Leave a comment