halimat ayinde
Halimat Ayinde

By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS 

Super Falcons midfielder Halimat Ayinde has been ruled out of the  2024 Olympic Games as a result of injury.

Ayinde copped the injury during a training session with his Swedish club, Rosengard.

Rosengard confirmed the news of their official X handle.

“Halimatu Ayinde injured her knee during training and will miss the Olympics. We wish her a speedy recovery,” the club stated.

The defensive midfielder is one of the key stars in the Super Falcons squad.

She has  battled with injury in recent times missing key games for her club and Nigeria.

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Waldrum will pick a replacement from the quartet of Jumoke Alani, Ifeoma Onumonu , Gift Monday,  and Morufa Ademola.