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Asisat Oshoala
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 02/2017


Personal information
Full name

Asisat Lamina Oshoala
Date of birth
9 October 1994
Place of birth
Ikorodu, Nigeria
Height
1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position
Forward

Club information
Current team

Arsenal Ladies
Number
24

 

NIGERIA

Dalian Quanjian  Season 2017

Article 01

Article 02


Youth career

FC Robo


Senior career

FC Robo
2009-2013

Rivers Angels
2013-2015

Liverpool Ladies
2015
9x apps / 3x goals

Arsenal Ladies
2016
11x apps / 2x goals

Dalian Quanjian F.C.
2017-
0x apps / 0x goals


National team

Nigeria
2011-
17x apps / 11x goals

 

(* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:21, 3 September 2016 (UTC) - National team caps and goals correct as of 18:00, 17 June 2015 (UTC)


Asisat Lamina Oshoala MON is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Chinese side Dalian Quanjian F.C. in the Chinese Women's Super League as a forward.

She was named best player and was the highest goal scorer at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. 

She was also named best player and second top goalscorer with the Super Falcons team who won the 2014 African Women's Championship.

 

Club career

On 23 January 2015, Oshoala joined Liverpool Ladies.

Liverpool manager, Matt Beard called her "one of the best young players in the world". 

Although rumours had linked her with other clubs, she was very happy to join Liverpool.

Oshoala missed two months of the 2015 season with a knee injury, as defending champions Liverpool finished seventh of eight teams. 

In January 2016 Liverpool reported that a transfer bid from Arsenal Ladies had activated the release clause in Oshoala's contract and that she was discussing personal terms with the London club.

On 10 February 2017, Chinese club Dalian Quanjian F.C. officially signed Oshoala.


International career

Oshoala found success as a forward for Nigeria's youth teams but made most of her early appearances for the senior national team as an attacking midfielder. 

She was nicknamed "Seedorf" after male footballer Clarence Seedorf and has also been referred to as "Superzee" by her teammates.

She was named best player and with seven goals was also the top goal scorer at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. 

She was also named best player and second top goalscorer with the Super Falcons team who won the 2014 African Women's Championship.

She also won the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2015.

In September 2014 Oshoala was made a Member of the Order of the Niger by President of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan. 

On 8 June 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada, Oshoala opened her senior FIFA Women's World Cup account by scoring Nigeria's second goal in a 3:3 draw with Sweden.