3 Things You Should Know About 'Birthday Girl' Asisat Oshoala
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala clocks 23 on October 9, 2017.
Superzee, as she is fondly called by teammates, has attained a milestone and won many awards.
She is also super sexy with emerging photos of her on the bitch stirring debates on social media platforms.
Here are three amazing things you should know about this bundle of talent as she is a year older on Monday.
1. She is from Ikorodu
Asisat Oshoala hails from Ikorodu area of Lagos State where she started her playing career with FC Robo in 2009.
She later joined Rivers Angels in 2013 before taking her career outside the shores of the country.
With her family still living in Ikorodu, the Dalian Quanjian F.C. forward still visits the town in Lagos state whenever she is in the country.
2. She has played for two English clubs
After spending two seasons with Rivers Angels, Oshoala moved to England and signed for Liverpool Ladies in 2015, scoring three goals in nine appearances.
In January 2016, Oshoala joined Arsenal Ladies when the London club activated her release clause at Liverpool.
She later made 11 appearances, scoring two goals for Arsenal before heading to China the following year.
3. She is currently the best female footballer in Africa
Oshoala won the CAF 2016 Women’s Player of the Year Award, beating Elizabeth Addo of Ghana, and Gabrielle Onguene of Cameroon.
She had earlier won the top scorer award at the Women’s AFCON in Cameroon, where she scored six goals in helping Nigeria win the African title for unprecedented eighth times.
In 2015, at just 20, she was named the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year, making her the first player to win the new award from the BBC World Service, voted for by football fans around the world, beating Spain’s Veronica Boquete, German Nadine Kessler, Scot Kim Little and Brazilian Marta to the honour.The effort also earned her a national award, Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) from President Goodluck Jonathan.