WWC: Oshoala’s strike make Goal of the Tournament shortlist

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Nigeria’s Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala has been named among nominees for the best goal at the just concluded FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

World football governing body listed out the best 10 goals of the tournament on Monday and Oshoala’s second goal against Korea Republic featured prominently on the list.

The goal was fortunately the only goal Nigeria scored in the tournament, the other goal was an own goal from a Korea defender, the game ended 2-0 in favour of Nigeria.

Oshoala’s goal will contend England’s Lucy Bronze, Brazil Critiane, Italy’s Aurora Galli, Netherlands Back Gronen, Japan’s Yui Hasenegawa, France’s Amadine Henry, Sweden’s Sofia Jakobsen, USA Alex Morgan and Cameroon Ajara Nchout.

Fans will have opportunity to vote for their favourite goal of the tournament on FIFA website till July 17th, 2019.

To vote, click HERE


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