Asisat Lamina Oshoala who many address as Asisat Oshoala. She is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Spanish side FC Barcelona Femení in the Primera División as a forward.
Asisat Oshoala’s Biography
She was awarded the title as the best player as well as the highest goal scorer at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup . The Yoruba born Barca striker was subsequently awarded the best player and also the second top goalscorer with the Super Falcons team who won the 2014 African Women’s Championship.
On the 23rd of January 2015 precisely, Oshoala joined Liverpoolfc Ladies. Liverpool manager, Matt Beard heaped praises on her , saying that she is “one of the most promising young players in the world”. Although rumours had linked her with other clubs, she was very excited to hitch Liverpool.
With a knee injury, Oshoala missed two months of the 2015 season , as the defending champions Liverpool finished seventh of eight teams. In January 2016, it was reported from Liverpool that a transfer bid from Arsenal Ladies had activated the discharge clause in Oshoala’s contract which she was discussing private terms with the London club. On the 10th of February 2017, Chinese club named Dalian Quanjian F.C. signed Oshoala officially. On the 31st of January 2019, Spanish club FC Barcelona Femení signed Oshoala on a loan deal until final period of the season. She scored Barcelona’s consolation goal during a 4–1 defeat to Lyon in the 2019 UEFA Women’s Champions League Final. On May 31, 2019, Barcelona amde known Oshoala’s full transfer to the club and extension until 2022. On January 11, 2020, Oshoala scored four goals on 6-0 thrashing of CD Tacon.
She was very successful as a forward for Nigeria’s youth teams but made most of her games she featured for the senior national team as an attacking midfielder. She was nicknamed “Seedorf” after male footballer Clarence Seedorf and has also been mentioned as “Superzee” by her teammates. She was named best player at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and was the highest goalscorer at the tournament with seven goals.
Asisat Oshoala helped her team in winning the 2014 African Women Championship (AWC), her performance was second to none as she was awarded the best player of the Championship alongside the second top goalscorer. It was indeed a memorable year for her.
To added to her laurels, the current Barca striker went on to win the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2015 which was a major uplift for her.
In September 2014, President of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan made Oshoala a Member of the Order of the Niger. On 8th of June 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada, Oshoala unveiled her senior F,A Women’s World Cup account by scoring Nigeria’s second goal in a 3–3 draw with Sweden. Recently in 2016 and 2018 ,Oshoala was also in the squad of the Super Falcons team who won the African Women’s Championship. In the 2018 Edition in Ghana she scored 3 goals.
Oshoala reports that her parents weren’t advocative when she dropped out of faculty to pursue a football career. She is Muslim.
Asisat Oshoala Car
Super Falcons star and FC Barcelona striker, Asisat Oshoala has was reported to have used a whopping sum of N 11,933,543 to shop for a Mercedes Benz, CLA 250 car.
The talented footballer took to her Instagram status to reveal this, she wrote; “New summer legs. Landed and sitting pretty.”
Asisat Osoala Husband
Asisat Oshoala is yet to get married.
Asisat Oshoala’s Age
Asisat Oshoala was born on the 9th of October 1994. She is 26 years old by October 2020, that day would be widely celebrated by her Family, friends and fans world wide.
Asisat Oshoala’s Salary
Oshoala earns approximately £3,500 per week and £15,000 monthly]. According to daily Cannon. She was on a really low pay when she was at Arsenal but later moved to the Chinese club Dallian Quanjian FC at the beginning of 2017. Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, is now set for a huge pay rise at Barcelona following a labor contract on pay and conditions that guarantees a minimum salary of 16,000 euros for ladies footballers, signed by Spain’s top women’s division. The resolution comes after a strike by players in November which saw Primera Division fixtures adjourned. The proposed agreement also obtains benefits for the players that are paid for both holiday and maternity leave.
Asisat Oshoala’s Networth
With approximated calculations of her earnings for few years, and personal awards with the Nigerian National Team and more, Asisat Oshoala net worth has significantly grown in recent years which as risen to an estimate of around $600,000 to a $1,000,000 dollars.
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