The Super Falcons star’s career has enjoyed a meteoric rise, and she continues to give back to the grassroots from whence she came
Spanish Femini Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has announced the launch of her football academy in Nigeria in partnership with Nike Football and International Women Win.
Oshoala had humble beginnings, starting her career at Mushin-based club Robo stars. However, she rose to recognition after her exploits at the 2014 Under-20 World Cup where she won the best player award.
She then moved abroad a year later, joining English side Liverpool. Since then, Oshoala has never looked back.
The Super Falcons star has made over 100 appearances for Barcelona. Two seasons ago, Oshoala became the first African woman to win the Champions League. Also, she was the highest goalscorer in the Laliga femini last season.
However, asides from the great things she is doing on the pitch, she is also doing wonderful stuff outside the pitch.
The 27-year-old announced has announced the launch of the Asisat Oshoala football academy via her social media page.
— ASISAT M.O.N (@AsisatOshoala) June 30, 2022
Over the years, Oshoala has shown interest in empowering young girls, especially footballers through her foundation and competitions.
She has a competition ‘Football4girls’ which she organizes every year with the aim of creating opportunities for young girls.