Al-Ittihad welcome Plumptre to the training ground with a traditional guard of love and honor

Published on: 18 September 2023

Super Falcons defender, Ashleigh Plumptre was treated to a the team’s traditional welcomed at her new club, Al-Ittihad, reports.

Plumptre last mid-week made the free transfer to the Saudi Arabian side after the expiration of her contract with Leicester City.

Plumptre on her arrival to the training ground on Saturday was giving a guard of honor and a friendly tap on her body by every of the players as she runs through.

The English born, Nigeria defender was part of the Falcons’ team at the just concluded 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The fullback played every of Nigeria’s four matches at the tournament.


By Olujimi Dare Ogun