Asisat Oshoala was celebrated by Emzor pharmaceutical on Sunday on the occasion of her appointment as the Captain of the Super Falcons.
Born and brought up in the Ikorodu suburb of Lagos, Nigeria, the Barcelona Feminen forward began her career at a local club in Mushin called FC Robo before her move to Rivers Angels where she broke out as the best player in the Nigeria Women Football League.
Football has since taken Oshoala to more places than she could imagine, she has played across Africa, Europe and Canada representing her country in several international matches.
Oshoala’s top scores at matches and several best player awards has made her undoubtedly the face of Nigerian women football.
This has also earned her the attention of several corporate sponsors such as Emzor Pharmaceutical.
“Oshoala is an inspiring young woman, who is also a great role model to young women is Nigeria, Stella Okoli, MD/CEO, Emzor pharmaceutical company said.
“We are very proud of all her accomplishments and effort towards encouraging under-privileged girls through her foundation.
“This is one of the reasons why we are renewing her contract today as Emzor brand ambassador, so that she can continue helping girls in need.“
Mark Redgaurd, brand marketing manager of Emzor added: “At Emzor, we are big supporters of sport development among females in Nigeria, which is why for about five years, we have continued to sponsor the national football teams, including Super Eagles and Super Falcons.”