After being released by Real Betis Feminas at the expiration of her contract, Super Falcons-eligible striker, Rinsola Babajide has been unveiled by Liga F side, UD Granadilla Tenerife marking a return to Spain.
The former Liverpool FC star who scored six goals and emerged as Real Betis’ Most Valuable Player in the 2022/23 season opted to join Tenerife who finished sixth on the Liga F table last season despite interests from other clubs.
The club announced the signing of the England-born player of Nigerian descent on social media on Monday, “Rinsola Babajide third signing from UDG Tenerife. The English striker (ex @liverpoolfcw) and @realbetisfem target the blue and white attack.”
The 24-year-old striker possesses lots of qualities bound to help Tenerife perform at an optimal level in the coming season which includes agility, speed, good positioning, high scoring IQ amongst others.
Babajide joining Tenerife comes four weeks after Super Falcons striker Esther Okoronkwo joined the Spanish side from French club, St Etienne. Okoronkwo is in Nigeria’s squad to play at the forthcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup coming up in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20, 2023.
Babajide becomes the club’s third signing this season after Okonronkwo and Bea Beltrán.