Rasheedat Ajibade scores to earn A/Madrid a point

Published on: 15 May 2023

Nigeria's Rasheedat Ajibade proved the heroine for Athletico De Madrid Femenino in their 1-1 draw against Villarreal in the Spanish Women League on Saturday, Nigeriasoccernet.com reports.

The Super Falcons forward came off the bench to score The rojiblanco to save their blushes at a crucial time at the Villarreal Sport City.

Fatou Kanteh Cham put the host ahead in the 42nd of the game, but a 94th minute equalizer in by Ajibade averted rhe victory of the yellow female submarines.

The former Robo Queens star who was introduced in the 63rd minute for Andrea Medina stated after the match that her and her teammates need to raise the level of their game.

"I respect all the teams, but a point against Villarreal is not a good result for us. We are Atleti so we have We have to raise the level of our game, we have to keep competing until the end, we have to demand more of ourselves, it's a difficult moment that I understand but there are no excuses ."

The Nigerian international expects a better outing in their next duel with Granadilla Tenerife.

"Today's game is over, Granadilla is what's on my mind right now. The least we can do for ourselves and our fans is win. There is no place for mediocrity We have to give it our all to win that game ."

The match's goalscorer highlighted that winning against Granadilla Tenerife in their last home game of the season is important to boost their morale ahead of their Copa de la Reina clash with Alhama.

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