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Oshoala Voted Nigeria’s Greatest Female Player Of All Time 

Oshoala Voted Nigeria’s Greatest Female Player Of All Time 

Super Falcons and Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has been voted the greatest Nigerian female player of all time, Completesports.com reports.

Oshoala was announced as the greatest female player to emerge from Nigeria after the conclusion of a poll published on CAF’s women’s verified Twitter handle.

She beat off competition from legendary Nigerian female stars Mercy Akide, Perpetual Nkwocha and Cynthia Uwak.

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After the conclusion of the polls, Oshoala got 53 per cent, Nkwocha was second with 31 per cent, Akide with 14 per cent and Uwak with just one per cent.

Oshoala was part of the Barcelona side that clinched a first ever UEFA Women’s Champions League title.

She came on in the second half in the 4-0 win against Chelsea in Gothenburg, Sweden.

She had earlier helped her Spanish club win the country’s women’s topflight.

By James Agberebi 

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WORDPRESS: 8
  • pompei 4 weeks ago

    In my opinion, Perpetua Nkwocha was more skillful, and was an all round better player. But Oshoala is not too far behind. Besides, she has won more trophies, and with the recent UCL trophy, I think she is the most successful female footballer to emerge from Nigeria, and Africa.

     
  • Larry 4 weeks ago

    Congrats Asisat..
    Well-deserved !
    Asisat is the greatest African Female Footballer of all time..

     
  • Collins id 4 weeks ago

    Perpetual is the greatest africa female footballer of all time, oshoala is good but her best for the country is yet to come.. she haven’t even reach half of perpetual national team goals. Abi na Barcelona be Africa?

     
    • Larry 3 weeks ago

      Okay. Who is your greatest Nigerian footballer of all time ?
      Kanu/Okocha/Yekini

       
      • Prof. Tamuno Offiali 3 weeks ago

        Imho, has to be the legendary YEKING!

        1. Top goal scorer 7 or 8 goals Nigeria League with Abiooa Babes 1986

        2. Top goal scorer Ivorian League with Africa Sports 1988,1989, 1990 (cant remember gials per season anymore. Unless I research that)

        3. Top goal scorer 34 goals Portuguese second division with Victoria Setubal 1992

        4. Top goal scorer 21 goals Portuguese First Division with Victoria Setubal 1993

        5. 1 goal and a Silver medal Maroc 88

        6. 3 goals, top goalscorer and a Silver medal Algiers 90

        7. 4 goals, top goalscorer and a bronze medal Senegal 92

        8. 5 goals, top goalscorer and the gold medal Tunisia 94

        9. African Top scorer USA 94 WC qualifiers 8 goals

        10. Nigerian/African (??) top scorer Tunisia 94’Afcon qualifiers 7 goals (not sure exactly)

        11. 1 goal in 2 World Cups

        12. African Footballer of the year 1993

         
  • Asisat has won more laurels, awards than perpetual nkwocha but perpetual is more talented and skillful. Either way I hope asisat leaves Barcelona for another club. I don’t see why they are keeping her on the bench. She is better than any player they have in that team in my own opinion

     
  • pompei 3 weeks ago

    Oshoala is so good, people say OH LA LA when she performs. So her nickname now is OSHO-LALA.
    However, respect must be given where it is due. When it comes to football, Perpetua is still her BIG AUNTIE. But if we’re talking about laurels, then Oshoala is it.

     
  • Collins id 3 weeks ago

    My guy, pepetual nkocha and jayjay okocha na husband and wife for nigeria football, asisat oshoala and kanu nwankwo is another eagles football couples, mercy akinde udo and rashidi yekini of blessed memory na another legendery, husband and wife for Nigeria football.i dont mean real couples oh, just trying to place these six eagles legends in a perfect comparable position, Now calculate.
    These six legends and tell me your perfect couple, please state your Y very clealy, lets have some fun