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Nigerian striker Asisat Oshoala becomes first African to emerge top scorer of Spanish women football


Nigerian striker, Asisat Oshoala, has become the first African to emerge top scorer of the Spanish women football ever since it began in 2011.

Oshoala, who is one of the best Barcelona Fermeni’s striker scored  20 goals in 19 league appearances in the women Spanish league, making her the player with the highest goals in the league and was awarded the golden boot.

She also played a great role in leading her Barcelona team to make history as the first team in women Spanish football to win the league title with a perfect record of season, winning 30 out of 30 matches played.

Asisat Oshola is not only an exceptional footballer, she is popular for helping young girls in Africa achieve their dreams through scholarship and funding awards.

Asisat Oshoala

In 2018, her foundation known as Asisat Oshoala Foundation partnered with Barcelona to provide support for young girls across Africa.

She also organizes a football clinic for young girls to make them attain the international experience to excel in football.

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Several scholarship opportunities are ongoing in Europe, USA, UK and Canada to explore.

Asisat Lamina Oshoala MON (born 9 October 1994) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Primera División club FC Barcelona Femení and the Nigerian women’s national team.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest African female footballers of all time and one of the best in the world, she is the most decorated African female footballer of all time, and a record five time African Women’s Footballer of the Year.

Asisat Oshoala recounts that her parents were not supportive when she dropped out of school to pursue a football career. She is a Muslim.


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