“My parents were against Asisat pursuing a career in a man’s sport particularly because she’s a girl and we are devout Muslims, but she refused to give up her dream,” her older brother Abdulbasic told AFP, praising her “tenacity”. She started as a defensive midfielder and was nicknamed ‘Seedorf’ after the former Dutch midfielder, Clarence Seedorf. var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Last May, she came off the bench in Budapest with Barcelona already four down to Lyon and hit a last-minute consolation goal to become the first African woman to score in a European Cup final. Asisat Oshoala car is a Mercedes-Benz CLA 250.

Africa's star Oshoala gives Barcelona tenacious spark, wins over parents.

Her exceptional success earned her a place in the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list in 2020. Your email address will not be published. Asisat Oshoala is a Nigerian professional footballer who is best known for her goal-scoring ability. Apart from that, her talent was noticed by Edwin Okon (Super Falcons coach). On Friday, the 25-year-old Nigerian will attempt to propel Barcelona toward a second straight Champions League final when they take on Atletico Madrid in a one-off quarter-final behind Upon graduation from school, she joined FC River Internationals in Lagos and played for the team until 2013 when she started playing for Rivers Angels.
I will have a chance to play in the Champions League.

Asisat Oshoala: Dreadlock No Be Crime, Dye Hair No Be Crime, End SARS - Sports (4) - Nairaland. As part of UEFA’s Together #WePlayStrong campaign, launched on 18 August 2020, she describes her journey to success, encouraging thousands of young women and teenage girls to take up the sport. “I am not surprised by how far she has since gone in her career because she’s very disciplined, focused and ambitious.”. He was excited by her ability to play at different positions: I could even use her in defence, she is that good, but I use her mainly as a striker.

Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. "Superzee", as she is known to team-mates, started playing at school and in the street before joining her first club, FC Robo Queens. She will go on to be my top striker as we had a very good midfield to pass the ball to her to race to goal," club founder Emmanuel Osahon, who spotted her at a tournament in Lagos, told AFP. });

The exciting biography of the BBNaija contestant. Video: Bayern Munich beat Lyon to set up Champions League final against PSG (AFP), Buildings are destroyed in Stepanakert after new shelling ahead of first mediation efforts, Buildings destroyed by shelling in Nagorno-Karabakh's main city, Armenian reservists, volunteers head to Nagorno-Karabakh to fight alongside separatists, 'Listen to scientists': Biden calls on Trump to support mask mandate, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden urges US President Donald Trump to support a nationwide mask mandate, Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for black hole research, Armenian reservists, volunteers head to Nagorno-Karabakah to fight alongside separatists, Yerevan residents gather supplies for Nagorno-Karabakh frontline, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: major cities hit as heavy fighting continues, "It's normal in my country," she said. A year later, she moved to the professional Chinese football club Dalian Quanjian F.C. "I must admit it caused a lot of arguments with my mother, but I got my way," she said. The same year, she was named as the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year and became the first player to get the new award from the BBC World Service. Nairaland Forum / Entertainment / Sports / Asisat Oshoala: Dreadlock No Be Crime, Dye Hair No Be Crime, End SARS (50428 Views) Asisat Oshoala Wins 2019 CAF Women's Best Player / Asisat Oshoala Is The Second Highest Goal Scorer In The Liga Iberdrola. As for Oshoala, she mentioned that she felt comfortable playing in any position: I have no favourite position. Nonetheless, the football star neither confirmed nor denied the rumours. She has set up the Asisat Oshoala Foundation in Lagos which works on a wide range of sporting, educational, social and medical initiatives for young women footballers, with financial support from her sponsor Nike. I did not think about becoming a professional then, though. appId: '377376682297498',

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