MAWIS Salutes Asisat Oshoala On Historic 5th Africa Footballer Of The Year Award
1,387 total views, 15 views today
By Our Correspondent
The Association of Nigerian Women in Sports (NAWIS) has sent out a congratulatory message commending former Super Falcons captain, Asisat Oshoala, who was last night in Morocco, named 2022 African Women Players of the Year
In a press statement, NAWIS National President, Prof. Mrs. Bola Adeyanju praised the FC Barcelona Femini attacker who won the top award for a record fifth time, for her patriotism, dedication to football at both her present club and the nation’s senior women team, the Super Falcons.
Prof. Adeyanju further described the striker as a perfect role model of how the Girl child should be empowered, through a fusion of sports and education, and in leadership.
Until last night, Oshoala and her compatriot, Perpetua Nkwocha were joint four-time winners of the gong, for Africa Women player of the year.
The 27-year old also made history as the first Africa player to win the continent’s highest football honour on five occasions.