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Africa Best: Assisat Oshoala claims fourth award

Despite terrific moment last year in Nigeria football when all Nigeria footballers were not at the party for the second consecutive time, Assisat Osho

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Despite terrific moment last year in Nigeria football when all Nigeria footballers were not at the party for the second consecutive time, Assisat Oshoala has singled handedly win an award for her self and the country football.

She claims the African woman player of the year for the fourth time as the super falcons team lost to the Cameron women national team.

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Oshoala, who’s the first African female footballer to score in the UEFA women champions league, when Barcelona feminne lost heavily to Lyon ladies 4-1 to denies the African best to add the prestigious award to her medals library.

Asisat Oshola is one of the best African players in the world. The striker has been chosen as African Player of the Year on no less than three occasions (2014, 2016 and 2017). The year 2014 was a stellar one for the Nigerian as she also claimed the Ballon d’Or and the Golden Shoe at the U20 World Cup. Oshola has great experience despite her youth having played for Arsenal in 2016 alongside Vicky Losada and for Liverpool the previous year in the English top division of Women’s Football.

During a spell in China she was top scorer in the 2017 Superleague. The striker goes to FC Barcelona on loan from Chinese club Dalian Quanjian and was presented as a Barça player on 31 January 2019.

Her great performance has paid off as she claims the award again.

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