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What is Asisat Oshoala Net Worth

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In this article, you will find out about the net worth of Asisat Oshoala.

Before we go into Asisat Oshoala net worth, let us take a look about her early life, educational background and career.

Asisat Oshoala Early Life

Asisat Lamina Oshoala also known as MON was born in Ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria on the 9th of October, 1994.

She was born and bred in Ikorodu. Despite being born into a Muslim family, Asisat Oshoala started her basic football in Mushin, Lagos state, even though her parents didn’t support her ambition to become a footballer due to her religion.

Asisat Oshoala had her primary school education at Air Force Primary School in Victoria Island before she moved to Aunty Ayo International School in Ikoyi, Lagos state for her secondary school education, and graduated in 2009.

Although, Asisat Oshoala convinced them to support her interests. Her parents gradually began supporting her ambition after seeing her skills and abilities over time. Asisat never went to College because she had already achieved her dream of becoming a professional football female player.

She had a daughter at a very tender age, much to the surprise of many who saw her daughter for the first time as the football star was just 24 years old. Nothing has been mentioned about the father of the beautiful girl as we keep our arms folded and leg crossed. There was a speculation back in 2017 when Oshoala was rumoured to be engaged with Shooting Stars player, Abu Azeez. This speculation was also confirmed by the female football star who posted some pre-wedding photos. So far, nothing has been said really to confirm if the footballer eventually became Asisat Oshoala husband. Even till now, we don’t really know.

Now that you have known about Asisat Oshoala early life, let’s look at her career.

Asisat Oshoala’s Career

Immediately after her Secondary school education, she started her career at Nigerian Lower Division side FC Robo, she was there from 2009 to 2013 before moving to Rivers Angels.

At Rivers Angels, Asisat broke into limelight when she represented Nigeria at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada. She emerged as the top scorer with seven goals and was named the Player of the Tournament.

Her performance helped Nigeria to finish the tournament as the runner-up. After her stellar performance in Canada, she was named best player and second top goalscorer with the Super Falcons team who won the 2014 African Women’s Championship.

By that time, Asisat was already a crowd-pleasing individual on the field of play; and she became a popular name both in Nigeria and overseas.

Her blistering outing in Canada and Namibia didn’t go unnoticed. She was called by Edwin Okon {the then Super Falcons Coach} to the Super Falcons squad to Canada again for the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Canada seems to be Asisat’s stage, as she had a remarkable outing for the Nigerian Female National Team during the World Cup.

She opened her goalscoring account for the team when she netted Nigeria’s second goal in a 3–3 draw against Sweden. But unfortunately for the Super Falcons, they couldn’t make it beyond the first round.

On 23 January 2015, Asisat Oshoala joined Liverpool in England’s Women’s Super League. The club’s manager, Matt Beard, called her “one of the best young players in the world”. Although, rumours had linked her with other clubs, she was very happy to join Liverpool. She was the first player from an African nation to compete in the top women’s league in England.

In January 2016, Liverpool reported that a transfer bid from Arsenal had activated the release clause in Oshoala’s contract and that she was discussing personal terms with the London club.

In March 2016, Oshoala signed with Arsenal. Arsenal manager, Pedro Losa said of her signing, “Asisat is a fantastic talent and will be a great addition to our squad. She is quick, with excellent feet and has proven she can score goals so it’s very positive she has decided to join us.”

Oshoala helped Arsenal win the 2016 FA Women’s Cup Final. The win marked the club’s 14th title.

On the 10th of February 2017, Oshoala signed with Chinese club Dailan. During the 2017 season, she scored 12 goals helping Dalian Quanjian win the league championship. She was awarded the league’s Golden Boot award for most goals scored. The same year, she scored four goals during the 2017 Women’s Super Cup and helped the club defeat Shanghai 5-3 to win the championship. In October 2018, she helped the club win the league championship for the second consecutive year.

On 31 January 2019, Spanish club FC Barcelona Femení signed Oshoala on a loan deal until the end of the season. On May 31, 2019, Barcelona announced her full transfer to the club and extension until 2022. She scored seven goals in her seven appearances for the club during the 2018-19 season.

Oshoala scored Barcelona’s only goal in a 4–1 defeat to Lyon in the 2019 UEFA Women’s Champions League Final. She was the first African (and Nigerian) to score in a Champions League Final.

On 16 May 2021, Oshoala became the first African woman to win the UEFA Champions League, after coming on in the 71st minute of the finals with Barcelona defeating Chelsea 4–0.

On 10 March 2022, Oshoala signed a two-year contract extension that would keep her at Barcelona until 30 June 2024.

Oshoala found success as a forward for Nigeria’s youth teams but made most of her early appearances for the senior national team as an attacking midfielder. She was nicknamed “Seedorf” after male footballer Clarence Seedorf and has also been referred to as “Superzee” by her teammates.

At the international level, Oshoala was named as the best player at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and was the top goalscorer at the tournament with seven goals. She was also named best player and second top goalscorer with the Super Falcons team who won the 2014 African Women’s Championship. She also won the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2015. In September 2014, Oshoala was made a Member of the Order of the Niger by President of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan.Oshoala was also a member of the Super Falcons team who won the African Women’s Championship in 2016 and 2018. She scored three goals in the 2018 Edition in Ghana.

Oshoala launched the Asisat Oshoala Foundation in 2019 focused on empowering girl footballers in Africa. The foundation hosts the annual Asisat Oshoala Foundation Football4girls tournament in Lagos. She is a NIKE Ambassador. In 2021, she was named to Forbes 30 Under 30. In October 2021, she was appointed unto FIFA’s technical advisory group on the growth and advancement of women’s football. The grouped is headed by Jill Ellis and has fellow African Doreen Nabwire also as a member.

Asisat Oshoala is currently the title holder of the most player of the year award. She won the award in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 20222.

On the 12th of August 2022, Asisat Oshoala was the first female Nigerian footballer to be nominated for the France Ballon d’Or.

Finally what is Asisat Oshoala net worth?

What is Asisat Oshoala net worth?

The net worth of Asisat Oshoala is estimated to be $2 million. She is currently the richest female footballer in Nigeria. Her source of wealth comes from her footballing career, endorsement deals from leading brands like Nike, the sportswear brand, and Emzor (a pharmaceutical distribution brand).

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Asisat Oshoala Awards

  1. BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year: 2015
  2. Queen of The Pitch Award: 2014
  3. African Women’s Footballer of the Year: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2022
  4. African Women’s Youth Player of the Year: 2014
  5. African Women’s Championship Golden Ball: 2014
  6. African Women’s Championship Golden Boot: 2016
  7. FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Golden Boot: 2014
  8. FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Golden Ball: 2014
  9. Primera División Top scorer: 2021–22
  10. Chinese Women’s Super League Top scorer: 2017
  11. IFFHS CAF Best Woman Player of the Decade 2011–2020
  12. IFFHS CAF Woman Team of the Decade 2011–2020
  13. EaglesTracker Nigeria Women’s Most Valuable Player of the Season: 2020–21

Summary of Asisat Oshoala Net Worth

The table below shows the summary of the net worth of Asisat Oshoala;

Date of birth9th of October, 1994
State of originLagos state
NationalityNigeria
Place of birthIkorodu, Lagos State
Nickname(s)Asisat, MON
Net worth$2 million
SpouseAbu Azeez (Not confirmed)
Source of wealthFootball, Brand deals and promotions
ReligionMuslim

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