Ashleigh Plumptre, Super Falcons defender has revealed the reason behind her move to Saudi pro league side, Al-Ittihad Ladies.
Plumptre made the move to Al-Ittihad on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.
According to her, she made the move in order to explore other opportunities.
She said “Football is for me has always been about connecting with not only more of myself but with the people that I’m surrounded by whether that’s my teammates, staff,” Plumptre told the club’s official website.
“Throughout everything I’ve done in my career so far has always been about representing something bigger than myself.
“Joining Al-Ittihad I feel as if I’m going to have so many opportunities both on and off the pitch to be able to learn about football here.”
Plumptre quit Leicester City at the end of last season following the expiration of her contract.
The Nigerian netted three times in 62 league appearances for Leicester City.