Falcons Star Oshoala Bankrolls Pre-season Tournament In Nigeria
Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has financed a new competition for women ahead of the new league season as she stated that the main objective behind her gesture is to give back to the society.
Speaking on the project, Liverpool striker Oshoala said: “It gives me joy to have initiated this tournament in order to give back to where I started from. “We all have our beginnings as footballers and always have stories to tell. I thank God for my career and hope to see these girls attain greater heights in the future.
“I’m using this medium to urge participating teams to be good ambassadors.” he concluded. The maiden edition of the Asisat Oshoala Women’s Preseason Football Tournament is expected to start on Tuesday February 23, 2016 to Saturday February 27, 2016. Participating clubs include FC Robo, COD United, Kadesh Ladies, FC Phoenix Ladies, Royal Toms Ladies and Tokas Queens.