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Paris Olympics: Plumptre React To Missing Out On Super Falcons Squad

Ashleigh Plumptre has expressed sadness that she would miss this year’s Paris Olympics due to injury.

Plumptre has been out since March after suffering injury playing for her Saudi Arabia club Al Ittihad.

Prior to suffering the injury she has scored eight goals in 12 league appearances.

Following the injury Plumptre was understandably left left out of the final squad by Randy Waldrum.

The former Leicester player then took to her X handle to express her sadness.

“Timings haven’t aligned to be in contention for the Olympic roster – a dream I’ve held since I can remember.

“Since having my surgery, I’ve worked in every area of my life to be in the best position to recover, but one thing I’ve learnt is how to really listen to my body!

“While on a personal note it’s a shame to miss out, I cannot put into words my excitement and pride in knowing I’ll be watching my @NGSuper_Falcons girls representing this flag on the Olympic stage.

“Go well, girls! Naija to the world!.”

Plumptre featured for Nigeria at the WAFCON 2022 and 2023 women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The Falcons are drawn in the same group with Spain, Brazil and Japan.


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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 7
  • Get well soon my darling. You solid.
    Naija for life.

    • MONKEY POST 2 weeks ago

      You are calling someone’s love(my love) your darling? Guy you can do better na…

  • The team will surely miss you, but get well soon and get back better and stronger.

  • Kriskenny 2 weeks ago

    Quick recovery and all the best in your future endeavors.

  • I will miss Plumptre in this competition.

    Recover very soon fine girl.

    We Nigerians are proud of you.

  • Papafem 2 weeks ago

    This girl and Ayinde are the greatest absentees, going to this Olympics. But I trust the team to do a great job in their absence. She’s still young. If it’s a dream you hold so dear, another Olympics us just around the corner. Get well soon.

  • Larry 2 weeks ago

    I hope those Godfathered overhyped players including senior bench man would learn from Plumptre.
    Awaziem and Kelechi did it at AFCON.
    Onyeka did the same in the last qualifier.
    Only in the Super Eagles, you see strange stuffs with players selection!!

    May be we I should be praising Waldrum for being transparent and not allowing the corrupt nff men control his team.

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