Asisat Oshoala wins in China
Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala, who has been invited to the current squad ahead of the 2018 women Afcon to be held in Ghana, won consecutive Chinese Women’s Premier League title with Dalian Quanjian. This, following the club’s 0-0 away draw against Jiangsu on Saturday which effectively handed them the title.
It was the clubs third consecutive league title with Asisat contributing her fair share of goals this season.
Dalian top the standings with 32 points. They needed a point from their last two games to confirmed the title.
Their closest challengers, Jiangsu and Changchun who occupy second and third place positions respectively have 28 points each.
Oshoala, 24, linked up with Dalian Quanjian from Arsenal Ladies in February 2017 and won the league title in her first season.
She has previously starred for Liverpool Ladies and Nigerian sides FC Rovo and Rivers Angels.
The current African Women’s Footballer of the Year took to Twitter handle to celebrate her side’s title success.
“Allah Promised and He delivered….Twice in a row #Alhamdulilah #DalianQuanjian 🔴🔴🔴🏆🏆🏆🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇,” reads Oshoala’s Tweet.
Nigerian fans would be expecting the Lagos-born star to score goals aplenty in the women's African Cup of nations later this year.