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Falconets coach tips Oshoala for greater height

28 May 2015, 13:10

Lagos - Falconets and Delta Queens coach, Peter Dedevbo has tipped for more awards the maiden winner of BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year, Asisat Oshoala, Supersport reports.

Oshoala shove aside strong opposition that included legendary Brazilian star, Marta, German’s Nadine Kessler, Scot Kim Little and Spain’s Veronica Boquete to claim the coveted award.

Dedevbo said the Liverpool Ladies markswoman’s humility and diligent will see her haul more awards to becoming the world footballer of the year.

Also read: Asisat Oshoala wins BBC women’s footballer award

“The BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2015 award is a beautiful one and expected of her kind of player.

“Oshoala is a high performer, diligent, humble and good listener to advice and correction.

“Even when she didn’t meet her mark 100% she is down to earth to pick correction almost immediately.

“The sky is her limit to what she will achieve in the nearest future in the round leather game.

“The BBC award is just the beginning of more global recognitions that will come on her way.

“Oshoala will certainly achieve more even go as far as winning the Fifa Women’s Footballer of the Year.

“The upcoming Fifa Women’s World Cup in Canada will further unbundle her immense potentials to the admiring world.

“I sincerely pray she remains down to earth, humble and diligent in her work, she is bound to surpass her mark in terms of individual achievements,” said the former flamingoes head coach to supersport.com.

The reigning African player of the year is with her teammates in Canada as Super Falcons fine tune last minute preparations for the World Cup campaign next month in Canada.

Oshoala is one of the stars expected to explode at the Mundial when hostilities start on June 6 though the World Cup campaign starts for the African champions on June 8 against the Scandinavian champions, Sweden in Winnipeg and other Group D opponents, Australia and USA on June 12 and 16 respectively.

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