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Oshoala not under pressure

14 May 2015, 11:01Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala has insisted she is not under any form of pressure to perform at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The tournament holds from June 6 – July 5 in Canada.

The Liverpool Ladies forward, who was outstanding for Nigeria at the U20 world cup said she is focused on giving her best and work as a team.

Also read: Liverpool: We beat top clubs to sign Oshoala

"The first stage of the Olympics qualifier is gone and I think we have to look forward to the next competition which is the senior World Cup. We have few weeks to prepare and focus on the task at hand.

"I am not under any pressure because that was a junior competition and this is a senior competition. Definitely, it is a different ball game but what I will say is that I will go to Canada again and give my best and prove that I am a good player and that what happened in 2014 was not a fluke. I have to make sure I give the fans a lot of reason to smile in Nigeria.

"Winning the MVP and highest goal scorer award at the forthcoming World Cup are secondary achievements but the primary aim is to go there and get the trophy. That is the primary thing so whatever comes after that is the secondary achievement," she concluded.

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