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Ambode appoints Oshoala as sports ambassador

Ambode appoints Oshoala as sports ambassador

Super Falcons and Dalian Quanjian forward, Asisat Oshoala, has been appointed a sports ambassador by the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.

The current African Women’s Footballer of the Year went on Twitter to express her delight in a tweet posted along with a picture of her reception in a Lagos office.

“Meet the newly appointed Lagos State Sports Ambassador (Asisat Oshoala). God bless Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, God bless Lagos State. Itesi Iwaju Ipinle Eko Lo Jewa Logun…..AMBO LE’KAN SI. AkinwunmiAmbode #ProudLagosian #FatherFather @followlasg.”

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Oshoala, who helped Nigeria to the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations title in Cameroon, also helped her club to the title as the highest goal scorer in the Chinese Women League this season.

With a total of 12 goals, Oshoala also helped her side win the Chinese Super Cup.

The former Liverpool and Arsenal Ladies star has now won the CAF WOmen player award thrice, in 2014, 2016 and 2017.

 

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