Asisat Oshoala

From Wikiquote
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Asisat Oshoala

Asisat Lamina Oshoala MON (born 9 October 1994) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Primera División club FC Barcelona Femení and captains the Nigerian women's national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest African female footballers of all time and one of the best in the world, she is the most decorated African female footballer of all time, and a joint-record four-time African Women's Footballer of the Year.

Quotes[edit]

  • I think African things are really getting better the last cup of Nations was real quality teams have buckled up prepare hard, trained hard and it was pretty difficult.
    • [1] Asisat Oshoala speaking on African Football at an interview with FIFA TV
  • I am really excited proud of myself, 4 x is something to always remember.
    • [2] Speaking BBC sport Africa.
  • It keeps me going but of course there is still more work to do I want to create my own history and not just equal someone else's record that I'm going to give my best to create mine
    • [3] speaking to BBC sport Africa
  • I will never understand why y’all curse out people for not wanting to have kids…..Like, it’s their decision, let them be !!! We all see Life differently, biko.
    • [4] Hallmark Businesses News, November 2022
    • I have always strived to give back to the girl child in my community and I believe this football academy will provide opportunities for more girls to excel through the combination of sport and education.
  • "I want these girls to know they shouldn’t focus just on football, because when they are like 40 to 50 years, they may not be able to do much; but should also combine it with school or any handwork they are good at"
    • [5] on her advice to young girls
  • "I also know that I represent many people on the pitch and a lot of girls look up to me; and so, I tend to give my best as a good time model"
    • [6] On her being a good role model

Quotes about her[edit]

  • "The reason she is successful is because of her integrity; no matter what she is passing through, she has always done good to others"
    • [7] Stella Chinyelu Okoli praising her
  • "Oshoala, an inspiring young woman, is also a great role model to young women in Nigeria and we are very proud of all her accomplishments and effort towards encouraging underprivileged girls through her foundation"
    • [8] Emzor celebrate oshoala's appointment as falcons captain

Icons documentary[edit]

  • I never had the intention to play football professionally, I wanted to be a lawyer
    • [9] In a documentary, 'Icons' conducted by FIFA
  • Moving to Europe made me switch a lot of things. It moulded me to become a proper professional player
    • [10] In a documentary, 'Icons' conducted by FIFA
  • I have always strived to give back to the girl child in my community and I believe this football academy will provide opportunities for more girls to excel through the combination of sport and education
  • [11]

External links[edit]

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has an article about: