Woman Crush Wednesday (WCW): Asisat Oshoala

by Duke Magazine

The narrative of excellent football outing by African women is already toppling the prevalent men’s football in the continent. With their tenacious strength and impeccable brilliance on the pitch of play, Africans are already taking the center stage of achieving remarkable feat as individuals and also as a team.

The true identity of Black is impinged on young, smart, and beautiful, because black is rejuvenation. 

Asisat Lamina Oshoala is a Nigerian professional football; playing as a forward for Nigeria’s Super Falcon and Spanish side, FC Barcelona Femení in the Primera División.

Born in 1994, Oshoala has accrued success in her footballing career with outstanding excellence as an individual player and team player.

She was named best player and the highest goal scorer at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. The 26-year-old skipper is a four-time recipient of the CAF Women’s Footballer of the Year Award and BCC Women’s Footballer Award. 

The Nigeria international has obviously enjoyed a stellar success in her career as a brilliant goal finisher on the pitch. In sequel to her achievements, the federal government of Nigeria recently conferred on her a national honor as the Member of the Order of Niger (MON). She is also listed among the 2020 most influential young Africans.

In her stance to give back to the society, her philanthropy initiative is being tilted towards founding Asisat Oshoala Foundation, the platform to assist the underprivileged. 

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Oshoala dumps Barca for Bay FC - Duke International Magazine February 2, 2024 - 1:42 pm

[…] Asisat Oshoala, the forward for the Super Falcons, has officially announced her departure from Barcelona Femini. She bid farewell to the club’s fans as she confirmed her move to Bay FC, a US team in the National Women’s Soccer League. […]


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