Super Falcons Plumptre Joins Al Ittihad And Gives Reason

Female Football


Ashleigh Plumptre of Super Falcons of Nigeria has revealed the reason why she joined AI Ittihad Ladies of Saudi Arabia.

The 25-year-old’s move to Al-Ittihad was published on Tuesday.

Football for me has always been about connecting with not only more of myself but with the people that I’m surrounded by whether that’s my teammates, staff, Plumptre told the club’s official website. Throughout everything I’ve done in my career so far has always been about representing something bigger than myself.

Joining Al-Ittihad I feel as if I’m going to have so many opportunities both on and off the pitch to be able to learn about football here, Plumptre said.

Defender Plumptre left Leicester City at the end of last season following the end of her contract.

The Nigerian defernder scored three times in 62 league games for Leicester City.

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