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Asisat Oshoala becomes first African to score at 3 Women’s World Cups

Asisat Oshoala becomes the first African player to score at three FIFA Women’s World Cups (2015, 2019, 2023).

Asisat Oshoala

In a sensational match against Australia, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala etched her name in the history books, becoming the first Nigerian player to score in three different FIFA World Cups.

The Super Falcons staged a remarkable comeback, securing a dramatic 3-2 triumph after going behind early in the game.

Oshoala’s impact on the match was undeniable, despite starting from the bench. Introduced in the 63rd minute of the second half, she immediately made her presence felt on the field, aiding her team in taking the lead.

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The star striker sealed the deal with a crucial goal, taking the scoreline to 3-1 in favor of Nigeria.

In a post-match interview, Oshoala praised her teammates’ efforts, acknowledging their dedication and hard work that contributed to the team’s success.

Despite not being in the best physical condition, she selflessly accepted her substitute role and emphasized the importance of team results over individual glory.

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With her record-breaking goal, Oshoala now holds the title of the highest goal-scoring African woman in the history of the FIFA World Cup.

In her modest response, she attributed her success to her dedication and determination to give her all for her country and fellow teammates in every tournament.

Asisat Oshoala’s remarkable performance has not only solidified her status as a football icon but also showcased the immense talent and potential of the Nigerian team on the global stage.

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Her words echoed pride and admiration for her homeland, calling Nigeria the best country in the world.

The Super Falcons’ victory over Australia marks a significant moment in Nigerian football history, and Asisat Oshoala’s accomplishments are sure to inspire generations to come.

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