Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Super Falcons’ striker Asisat Oshoala for winning the 2017 CAF Women’s African football player of the year award.
On Thursday, January 4 in Ghana, Asisat Oshoala who currently plays for Dalian Quanjian F.C in the Chinese Super League was crowned African’s best Female player.
Oshoala who has won the award before two times in 2014 and 2016 beat Gabrielle Onguene of Cameroon and Chrestina Kgatlana South Africa to the award.
President Buhari has however congratulated the 23-year-old striker in a Tweet by the Presidency commending her for making Nigeria proud.
The tweet reads:
President @MBuhari felicitates with Asisat Lamina Oshoala, on her winning the CAF Women’s African Football Player of the Year, for the third time. The President is proud of her accomplishments, and wishes her even greater success in the years ahead.
See the tweet below: