Asisat Oshoala: Super Falcon star makes world cup history

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Asisat Lamina Oshoala MON is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Spanish Liga F club FC Barcelona and the Nigeria women’s national team. She is Widely recognized as one of the greatest African female footballers of all time and one of the best in the world. Asisat Lamina made a superb cameo appearance for NIGERIA against Australia and scored yet another World Cup goal to continue her perfect tournament record.

The Super Falcons of Nigeria pulled off a huge upset at the ongoing 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup with a 3-2 win against co-hosts Australia. The goal after 72 minutes against Australia meant that the Barcelona Femeni star had now scored in all three World Cup appearances that she has made, adding to her goals in 2015 and 2019.

In the 2019 World Cup, Oshoala scored a goal against Australia, adding to her previous goals against Sweden in 2015 and South Korea in 2019. This makes her the first African woman to score in three different world cup tournaments. Oshoala is providing herself to be Africa’s best female player as she continues to set records. As a two-time UEFA Women’s champion league winner, she hopes to carry her impressive performance against Australia into the later stage of the competition to make more history with the super falcons.

Oshoala continues to stake her claim as Africa’s greatest female player with yet another record, and the two-time UEFA Women’s Champions League winner will be hoping that she can take her performance against Australia into the latter stages of the competition to make more history with the super falcons



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