Halimatu Ibrahim Ayinde (born May 16, 1995) is a professional footballer from Nigeria who plays as a midfielder for Eskilstuna United DFF and the Nigeria women’s national team, Super Falcons.
Halimatu Ayinde Biography
Halimatu Ibrahim Ayinde
May 16, 1995
Kaduna State, Nigeria
Eskilstuna United DFF, Super Falcons
Halimatu Ayinde was born on the 16th of May, 1995, in Kaduna State, which falls among the states in the Northern part of Nigeria.
On June 15, 2015, the American team Western New York Flash bought Halimatu Ayinde from the Delta Queens. She started her debut game, a 1-0 loss to the Houston Dash, and was replaced in the 79th minute. She was released on May 12, 2016, after spending a season with the team, during which she made nine appearances, including five in the starting lines.
Halimatu Ayinde acknowledged performing poorly in her first season with the Flash, but thought she had improved in the 2016 preseason after scoring against the University of Vermont’s A team.
Later that year, she joined FC Minsk of the Belarusian Premier League, where she made her debut on September 2 in a 3-0 victory over Bobruichanka Bobruisk. Three Minsk players scored during the game, including her, and she later played for the team in UEFA Women’s Champions League matches. In her first few games, she continued to play well, and in her third game for Minsk, she scored the game-winning goal on the road against Nadezhda Mogilev.
Halimatu Ayinde was a member of the Nigerian women squad that won the 2014 African Women’s Championship as well as the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
- 2016: African Women’s Championship
- 2014: African Women’s Championship
- 2014: U-20 Women’s World Cup (Runners-up)
Halimatu Ayinde has made wealth by playing professional football. According to different sources, she has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Social Media Handles
Halimatu Ayinde is very active on social media platforms. She has an Instagram with over 5,000 followers, and also on Twitter, she has over 3,000 followers. You can follow her on social media through the following handles.
- Instagram: @halimatuayinde
- Twitter: @ayindecharity