Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Oshoala Makes History In Super Falcons’ Victory Against Australia

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Asisat Oshoala made history as the first Super Falcons player to score in three consecutive World Cups after netting in the side’s 3-2 victory against Republic of Ireland on Thursday.

The Barcelona Femeni forward was introduced in the 64th minute after passing a late fitness test.

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Oshoala profited from a sloppy defending from the co-hosts to score the Super Falcons’ third goal in the thrilling encounter.

Goals from Asisat Oshoala, Uchenna Kanu, and Osinachi Ohale ensured the Falcons secure maximum points against the co-hosts to boosts their hopes of sealing a place in the quarter final.

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Oshoala scored her first World Cup goal for the Super Falcons in the 3-3 draw against Sweden at the 2015 edition hosted by Canada.

The 28-year-old was also on target four years ago in the 2-2 draw against South Korea.

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