The congratulatory messages continue to flow in for Oshoala after the Super Falcons striker picked up her record-equalling fourth Africa’s Best Award.
Barcelona forward Asisat Oshoala was, on Wednesday evening, named the best female player on the continent, winning a historic fourth CAF African Women Player of the Year award.
The winner from the 3⃣ talented nominees for African Women's Player of the Year is…
— CAF (@CAF_Online) January 7, 2020
The 25-year-old sealed her place among the football greats by becoming only the second player in history – after compatriot Perpetua Nkwocha – to win the CAF African Women’s Player of the Year award a record four times.
The former Arsenal star was the only Nigerian to come away from the CAF-organized ceremony with an award after Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi, and the duo of Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen were all snubbed in the Best XI and Best Youth Player categories respectively.
Her numerous fans, individuals and corporate bodies have congratulated Oshoala following her remarkable feat. Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Mr Sunday Dare, former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo and one of Nigeria’s foremost banking institutions, Ecobank are among those celebrating the Nigerian heroine.
Congratulations to Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala, Barcelona star for winning the CAF Women footballer of the year award. She represents the best in Nigeria’s female soccer.
— Sunday Dare (@SundayDareSD) January 8, 2020
Our #WCW for today Asisat Oshoala, was crowned African Women's Player of the Year for the fourth time at the Confederation of African Football(CAF) Awards held in Egypt.
— Ecobank Nigeria (@ecobank_nigeria) January 8, 2020
You are the best my super striker no doubt about that, more to come .congrats ❤️🙏🏾
— Odion Jude Ighalo (@ighalojude) January 8, 2020
— #UWCL (@UWCL) January 7, 2020
— LaLiga English (@LaLigaEN) January 7, 2020
It's a record 4 African Female Player of The Year Titles For Oshoala:
• Is she the greatest African female footballer ever?
— Dennis O. Adesanoye (@stdennis02) January 8, 2020
— NGSuper_Falcons (@NGSuper_Falcons) January 7, 2020
— Mohammed Jammal (@whitenigerian) January 7, 2020