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I Want To Be Better Than The Last AWCON – Oshoala

Super Falcons Forward Asisat Oshoala has reiterated her desire to do better in the forthcoming Women’s Africa Cup Of Nations, taking place in Morocco next month.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest African women footballers of all time and one of the best in the world. The Lagos-born forward is one of the most decorated African women footballer of all time, and a joint-record four-time African Women’s Footballer of the Year.

Oshoala who was instrumental in guiding her Barcelona team to history as the first team in Spanish history to win the league title with a perfect record will be aiming to win her fourth WAFCON title, after claiming it in 2014, 2016, and 2018.

Commenting on the team’s target in a short video, Oshoala said: ”I think the most important thing is to make sure we get the ticket to the World Cup, that’s the primary aim to qualify for the World Cup.

“And then to possibly win the tournament. It’s one of the goals we have going into this tournament as a team.

On her personal goal heading to the WAFCON: “Personally as an individual, I just want to do better than the last tournament.”

The former Rivers Angels Forward became the first African woman to win the highest Goalscorer gong in the Spanish Primera Division since it began in 2011.

She was Topscorer of the Women’s African Cup Of Nations in 2014 and 2016 and will be aiming to repeat the same feat in 2022.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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