2014 In Pictures: Oshoala Stars For Falcons And Falconets

ASISAT OSHOALA, voted most outstanding player at every tournament she participated in 2014; the Fifa U-20 World Cup in Canada, the African Women’s Championship in Namibia and the Federation Cup, Oshoala became the shining light of women’s football in Nigeria.

She was also awarded a Master of the Order of the Niger (MON) by President Goodluck Jonathan.

Asisat Oshoala Was  Named MVP at the Fifa U-20 World Cup and the AWC.
Asisat Oshoala Was Named MVP at the Fifa U-20 World Cup and the AWC.

Germany edged Nigeria 1-0 after extra-time to win a record-equaling third title in Montreal on Sunday.

It was not all gloomy for Rivers Angels markswoman, Oshoala, who clinched double gongs in the form of the adidas Golden Ball and Golden Boot, courtesy of her seven goals and two assists.

Asisat Oshoala Flanked By France's Pair of  Griedge Mbock Bathy and Claire Lavogez During the Fifa U-20 World Cup Award Presentation Ceremony. Image Getty.
Asisat Oshoala Flanked By France’s Pair of Griedge Mbock Bathy and Claire Lavogez During the Fifa U-20 World Cup Award Presentation Ceremony. Image Getty.

Aside the opening day draw with Mexico, ‘Super Zee’ as she is fondly called by her team-mates, netted in all of the Super Falconets matches- including a brace against South Korea and four goals in the 6-2 semi-final mauling of North Korea.

Germany Goalkeeper Meike Kamper's Man-of-the-Match Performance Denied Nigeria Several Gilt-Edged Chances in the Final of the Fifa U-20 Women's World Cup  Montreal. Image: Getty.
Germany Goalkeeper Meike Kamper’s Man-of-the-Match Performance Denied Nigeria Several Gilt-Edged Chances in the Final of the Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup Montreal. Image: Getty.

 

Oshoala Celebrates With Team-Mate Osarenoma Igbinovia After Scoring Her Fourth Goal of the Fifa U-20 Women's World Cup in Canada. Image: Getty Image.
Oshoala Celebrates With Team-Mate Osarenoma Igbinovia After Scoring Her Fourth Goal of the Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada. Image: Getty Image.
Super Falcons Celebrates After Winning a record-Extending 7th AWC Trophy.
Super Falcons Celebrates After Winning a record-Extending 7th AWC Trophy.
Nigeria Super Falconets Finished Top of Group C at the 2014 Fifa U-20 World Cup. Image: Getty Image.
Nigeria Super Falconets Finished Top of Group C at the 2014 Fifa U-20 World Cup. Image: Getty Image.
Asisat Oshoala Celebrates Scoring During the 2014 U-20 World Cup. Image: Getty.
Asisat Oshoala Celebrates Scoring During the 2014 U-20 World Cup. Image: Getty.

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