Abuja - Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala has dedicated
her national honour to her parents and team mates in both the Falconets and
Speaking soon after she received her Member of the Order of
the Niger (MON) award from President Goodluck Jonathan, Oshoala said she is
overjoyed at being appreciated by the Federal Government.
"It's my second time having a handshake with the
President and I am really happy about it because there are a lot of Nigerians
out there wishing to just see him not to talk of hand shake with him. Having
this second opportunity to shake hands with him I am really happy about it and
I know it is the grace of God at work in my life. For me it's a dream come true."
"I dedicate the award to God Almighty who has kept and
been with me ever since I started playing football up to this moment. I also
dedicate the award to my parents and my family who are always praying for me. I
also thank my team mates especially the U-20 girls who enabled me score those
goals that gave me the award, not forgetting team mates in Super Falcons and my
previous and present teams FC Robo and Rivers Angels. I also thank my coaches
who have trained me and made me into what I am right now. To my fans and every
one I say thank you."
"I feel great and appreciated, that there are senior
players who are greater than me but they are yet to get this award. Its a sign
to me that God has done marvelously well for me and I won't relax on this I
will strive to achieve more."
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