Delta Queens striker, Opeyemi Ajakaye has expressed gratitude to God and is delighted to make her senior debut for the national team.
The youngstar, who has represented Nigeria at the Under 17 and Under 20 levels, made her Super Falcons debut when she replaced star striker Asisat Oshoala in the closing stages of Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Ethiopia.
The hosts took the lead through Birkie Amare’s strike in the sixth minute but Rasheedat Ajibade scored a superb long range strike in the 52nd minute to rescue a 1-1 draw for the Super Falcons of Nigeria in the 1st leg of the 2024 Olympic qualifier 2nd round fixture against Ethiopia.
Both teams will compete at the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on Tuesday, 31st October 2023 for the second leg.
The team that emerges victorious on aggregate will progress to face the winner of the qualifying fixture between Cameroon and Uganda to book a place in the final qualification round.