Super Falcons defender, Plumptre undergoes successful surgery


Super Falcons defender, Ashleigh Plumptre has underwent successful surgery in Saudi Arabia.

Plumptre sustained the injury while in action for Saudi club, Al Ittihad last month.

The injury forced her to miss Nigeria’s 2024 Olympic Games qualifier against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa.

The former Leicester City player took to the social media to announce the news of her surgery and thank the club, national team, as well as her fans for their support.
“Thank you to everyone at @ittiladiesclub and to Dr Pieter D’Hooge at @Aspetar for supporting me through my first surgery.

“It’s been a long time coming trying to get answers but I’m so grateful to now be at this stage.

“To my @NGSuper_Falcons teammates and nigerian fans… thank you for your patience and understanding when I’ve not been able to be with you. I can honestly say I have fought as hard and for as long as I can with this pain. I can’t wait to be back healthy with you all.

“My club – @ittiladiesclub.

“I’m so grateful to be surrounded by some really great humans at this club. Thank you, all of you, for helping me through and supporting me every step of the way.

“Back soon.”

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