Florence Ajayi

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Kikelomo Ajayi
Personal information
Full name Florence Kikelomo Ajayi
Date of birth (1977-04-28) 28 April 1977 (age 41)
Place of birth Akure, Nigeria
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Pogoń Szczecin
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Koko Queens
Rivers Angels
Jegede Babes
until 1999 Pelican Stars
1999–2001 Niederkirchen
2001–2004 Police Machine
2004–2008 Bayelsa Queens
2008–2010 Tianjin Teda
2011–2012 Krka Novo Mesto 7 (0)
2012–2013 Pogoń Szczecin
2013– Dínamo Guadalajara
National team
1998–2008 Nigeria[A–1] 19 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Florence Kikelomo Ajayi is a Nigerian football defender,[1] currently playing for Dínamo Guadalajara in the Spanish Second Division.[2]

Career[edit]

Ajayi started her career in the Nigerian Championship for Koko Queens, Rivers Angels, Jagede Babes and Pelican Stars. After playing the 1999 World Cup she signed for 1.FFC Niederkirchen in the German Bundesliga, where she spent two seasons. Returning to Nigeria, she played for Police Machine and Bayelsa Queen until 2008 when she moved to Tianjin Teda in the Chinese Super League. In 2010, she returned to the European leagues one decade later, playing successively for Krka Novo Mesto in Slovenia, Pogoń Szczecin in Poland and Dínamo Guadalajara in the Spanish second tier.[3][4][5]

International[edit]

As a member of the Nigerian national team she won five African Championships in a row between 1998 and 2006, and took part in the 1999 and 2003 World Cups[6] and the 2000[7] and 2008[8] Summer Olympics. She served as the Nigerian women team's captain.[9]

Footnotes[edit]

  • A–1 FIFA World Cup (including qualifications) and Olympics matches only.

References[edit]