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Everything you need to know about Asisat Oshoala: Age, Biography, Net Worth and Salary.

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Biography of Asisat Oshoala

Asisat Lamina Oshoala is a great example of a hardworking child who did her best to make sure her dreams come to reality.

Despite the difficulties she faced, her consistency and gifts gave her an edge to become who she’s today.

At the start of her career, there was absolutely no one she can follow as a mentor, but regardless she remained focused on her football career and left home to work towards her dream at an early age.

She was born on the 9th of October,1994 into a Muslim family in the Ikorodu suburb of Lagos State. In as much as she was born and raised in Ikorodu, she began her basic football in Mushin, and her parents were complete against her football career. But regardless, Asisat stood firm and went after her football career.

Looking at her accomplishments thus far in the round leather game, it’s wonderful to say that the parents who never allowed Asisat to play soccer, would now be so proud of their daughter who’s a football star.

She schooled at  Air Force Primary School in Victoria Island for her primary education. She then finally moved to Aunty Ayo International School in Ikoyi, Lagos where she had her secondary school education, from which she graduated in 2009.

Immediately after her Secondary school education, she began her career at Nigerian Lower Division side FC Robo, she was there from 2009 to 2013 before going to Rivers Angels.

At Rivers Angels, Asisat became popular when she represented Nigeria at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada. She won the top scorer with seven goals and was named the Player of the Tournament.

Her outstanding result helped Nigeria to finish the tournament as the runner-up.

After her great performance in Canada, she was named best player and second top goalscorer with the Super Falcons team who was awarded the 2014 African Women’s Championship.

By then, Asisat was already a crowd-pleasing individual on the field of play; and she became a well-known name both in Nigeria and abroad.

Her wonderful outing in Canada and Namibia was memorable. She was called by Edwin Okon (the then Super Falcons Coach) to the Super Falcons squad to Canada again for the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Canada seems to be Asisat’s stage, as she had an unforgettable outing for the Nigerian Female National Team during the World Cup.

She opened her goalscoring account for the team when she netted Nigeria’s second goal in a 3–3 draw against Sweden.

But unluckily for the Super Falcons, they were not able to make it beyond the first round.

Though, Oshoala had joined the Liverpool Ladies on January 23 2015 before representing Nigeria in July 2015.

The move to Liverpool made Asisat become the first African Female Footballer to play in the Women’s Super League.

Oshoala’s great first season saw her win the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year award in 2015.

A knee injury occurred that Oshoala did not take part in the two months of the 2015 season, which her club side (Liverpool) completed seventh of eight teams. Having won the league in the initial season.

As though that was not enough, Arsenal activated Asisat’s release clause at Liverpool in 2016, and she became a player for the female side of the North London club.

A year later, {2017} Chinese club Dalian Quanjian F.C. officially signed Oshoala from the North London Female team, during her short spell in China she was the top scorer in the 2017 Superleague.

And in 2019, after a wonderful spell in China, Spanish club FC Barcelona Femení signed Oshoala on a loan deal until the end of the season. She scored her first league goal against Rayo and weeks later scored in the attendance record-breaking match against Atletico Femeni at the Wanda Metropolitano

She scored Barcelona’s only goal in a 4–1 defeat to Lyon in 2019, becoming both the first-ever Barcelona Femení player and African player to ever score in a UEFA Women’s Champions League Final, apart from being the first Nigerian to score in any UEFA Champions League final, men’s or women’s.

The Camp Nou side declared later in 2019 that Oshoala has signed the dotted lines for complete transfer to the club and extension until 2022.

So far, Asisat has done pretty well for herself and her family both at her club side and the National team. She’s currently the captain of the Super Falcons after Desire Oparanozie was stripped of the captaincy when she fell out with some of the bigwigs in Nigerian Football.

Asisat is the most clinical and dangerous goal poacher in the box, she always part of game build-ups to goals, and she is constantly threatening defenders and waiting on any slight chance to snatch the ball and score.

Popular for her goal-scoring ability and movement off the ball, she is a good dribbler and her height is always a threat for aerial balls.

Asisat Oshoala Net Worth

Based on research I got from Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDb & Various Online resources, Asisat Oshoala estimated Net Worth is pegged at $1-5 Million as of 2019. As of 2018, Oshoala’s net worth was put at $100,000 -1 Million. And for the current, her net worth is still under review.

Of course, she earned all that money playing professional football for Nigeria’s Super Falcon and for her current club FC Barcelona Femení.

Asisat Oshoala Salary

Based on the findings of the chairman of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, MFM FC, Godwin Enakhena. He stated that Oshoala earned N7million every month, which is 7 times more than what she was receiving at Arsenal Ladies.

All we know about Asisat Oshoala’s salary at Barcelona is simply the fact that there was a huge pay rise in February 2020.

This was possible due to the collective agreement on pay and conditions that guarantees a minimum salary of 16,000 euros for women footballers which were signed by Spain’s top women’s division.

Asisat Oshoala Foundation

Oshoala is a wonderful example for aspiring female footballers, with the assistance of the Lagos state government she built the Asisat Oshoala Foundation to encourage and support youngsters to go for their football dreams and give them the needed chance she was not opportune to get.

Barcelona and Asisat Oshoala signed a Memorandum of agreement with the official licensee of Barça’s Academy in Lagos, Nigeria in 2019.

She hosted the Football4girls competition in Lagos in December with the purpose of making aspiring female players popular.

Asisat Oshoala Awards & Achievements

– African Women’s Championship (4 times): 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019

– FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Runner-up: 2014

–  Rivers Angels: Nigerian Women’s Championship: Winner, 2014

–  Nigerian Women’s Cup: Winner, 2013, 2014

–  FA Women’s Cup: Winner, 2015–16

–  Chinese Women’s Super League (1): 2017

–  Primera División: Winner, 2019-20

–  UEFA Women’s Champions League: Runner-up, 2018-19

–   SupercopaFemenina: Winner, 2020

–  Aiteo CAF Best Player Award 2017(Female Category)

–  BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year: 2015

–  Queen of The Pitch Award: 2014

–   African Women’s Footballer of the Year: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019

–   African Women’s Youth Player of the Year: 2014

–   African Women’s Championship Golden Ball: 2014

–   African Women’s Championship Golden Boot: 2016

–   FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Golden Boot: 2014

–   FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Golden Ball: 2014

–   Chinese Women’s Super League Top scorer: 2017

Asisat Oshoala Social handles

You can connect with Asisat on Instagram account @asisat_oshoala, preferably you can also connect with her on Twitter @asisato1.

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