18 year-old Falconets Captain tweets Deeply after World Cup Elimination

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Falconets during pre-match photo-up before their quarter-final game against Spain | Credit: FIFA

Falconets assistant Captain, Rasheedat Ajibade has expressed deep hurt following the team’s elimination from the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in the quarter-final against Spain on Thursday.

Nigeria lost 2-1 in a hard-fought win by the European U-19 Champions, who also advanced to the semi-final for the first time in the tournament.

 

Ajibade delivered the death blow against China in the final group game to help Nigeria progress to the knock-out rounds, however, she failed to find the same magic against the Europeans at the Stade Guy Piriou in Concarneau.

 

In a social media post after the game, the 18-year-old striker appreciated the chance to captain the team and thanked the fans for their support.

 

๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸฟIn God we trust, united we stand๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌโœจ. Competitive game today that we narrowly lost against๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ .Hurts deep ๐Ÿ’” but I am grateful to have captained team Nigeria and proud we reached the Qfinals.Thank you all for the support ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฟ#Togetherwearestronger #RA08 #U20WWC

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