Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala
has left Women’s Super League One club Arsenal
Ladies in England to join Chinese side Dalian
The 22-year-old won the BBC’s Women’s
Footballer of the Year Award in 2015 before
joining Arsenal from Liverpool.
She helped the Gunners win the Women’s FA Cup
at Wembley in May and recently won the 2016
African Women’s Player of the Year Award.
Oshoala also played for Nigeria at the 2015 FIFA
Women’s World Cup in Canada.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that
the forward had joined the club at the start of the
2016 FA WSL season and made 11 appearances
for Arsenal Ladies.
This included the SSE Women’s FA Cup win at
She was part of the Nigerian team which won the
African Women’s Cup of Nations in December.
Arsenal Ladies FC, in a reaction to Oshoala’s
departure, praised the player for her services.
“We will like to thank Asisat for her contributions
to Arsenal Ladies during the 2016 season and
wish her well in her upcoming move, which is
subject to the completion of the player’s