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FIFAWWC’23 : Ajibade Appreciates Great Support From Her Mum.

Super Falcons Midfielder Rasheedat Ajibade has acknowledged the sacrifices and encouragement from her mum has been instrumental in her success as a footballer.

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – JULY 26: Rasheedat Ajibade of Nigeria answers questions during a press conference at Brisbane Stadium on July 26, 2023 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Elsa – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

The Atletico Madrid star was speaking at the official press conference ahead of the Super Falcons second game against Australia on Wednesday and described her mum as the best in the world.

“My mum has always been a great pillar of support and I am sure she is proud of me,” She said.

“She is my greatest supporter and am glad she would be watching me play at this World Cup. She wouldn’t sleep, as she would be praying and supporting the team as a whole.

Rasheedat Ajibade missed the first game of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, over suspension and would be fit to face the Co-host Australia on Thursday.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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