Halimatu Ibrahim Ayinde, born May 16, 1995, is a famous Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for FC Rosengård and the Nigeria women’s national team. She has previously played for Eskilstuna United in Sweden, Delta Queens in Nigeria, and Western New York Flash in the United States.
Halimatu Ayinde Bio:
|Full Name:||Halimatu Ibrahim Ayinde|
|Date of Birth:||May 16, 1995|
|Place of Birth:||Kaduna|
|State of Origin:||Kaduna|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
Early Life and Education
Halimatu Ayinde was born on May 16, 1995, in Kaduna State, located in the Northern part of Nigeria.
She began her early education in Kaduna where she was born and grew up with her parents and siblings.
She marked her debut with a start in the 1–0 loss against the Houston Dash, where she was substituted in the 79th minute.
After a season with the team, during which she appeared in nine matches, including five as part of the starting lineups, she was released on May 12, 2016.
Ayinde acknowledged underperforming in her first season with the Flash but expressed her belief in improvement during the 2016 preseason, demonstrating her capabilities by scoring against the University of Vermont’s A team.
However, this did not secure her selection for the Nigeria women’s national football team, as she was not chosen for a match against Senegal
Subsequently, she joined FC Minsk of the Belarusian Premier League later that same year, making her debut in a 3–0 victory over Bobruichanka Bobruisk on September 2.
During the match, Ayinde was one of three Minsk players to score and went on to feature in their UEFA Women’s Champions League games.
Her impressive form continued in her initial matches, notably scoring the lone goal in an away match against Nadezhda SDJuShOR-7 Mogilev in her third game for Minsk.
Ayinde was part of the Nigeria national team at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and contributed to the winning squad at the 2014 African Women’s Championship.
In a significant moment of her career, she was included in the 23-player Nigerian squad for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, as announced on June 16, 2023.
Halimatu Ayinde Net Worth
Halimatu Ayinde is a professional Nigerian footballer who has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
There have been rumors about who is the husband of Halimatu Ayinde, however, she is single and not yet married.
She is currently focusing her attention on her career and does not prioritize marriage or relationships at this stage of her life.