PHOTOS: Adeleke Receives Super Falcons’ World Cup Stars Ajibade, Imuran

The duo was part of the Nigerian side that reached the 2023 Women's World Cup round of 16 where they narrowly lost to England's Lionesses via penalties.


The duo was part of the Nigerian team that reached the Women’s World Cup last 16. Twitter@AAdeleke_01

 

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has received Super Falcons’ World Cup stars Rasheedat Ajibade and Rofiat Imuran. 

The duo was part of the Nigerian side that reached the 2023 Women’s World Cup round of 16 where they narrowly lost to England’s Lionesses via penalties.

Days after their ouster from the competition, Governor Adeleke shared photos of him hosting Ajibade and Imuran who are both indigenes of the South-West state.

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“This morning, I received Osun State-born Nigeria Super Falcons players, Rasheedat Ajibade and Rofiat Imuran,” he tweeted Sunday.

“I commended their efforts during their time in the tournament and restated our admin commitment to the growth of the girl-child and sports development in Osun State.”

See photos from the meeting below: