Oshoala leads top footballers against celebrities

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Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala will on Tuesday lead Team Nigerian Footballers against a Team Naija Celebrities side at the Campos mini stadium, Lagos.
Earlier, young female footballers from Oshoala’s foundation would take on a selected side of players from the Nigeria Women’s Professional League.
Both events are sponsored by Rev Mother Esther Ajayi, a sports phillantropist and the General Overseer of Love of Christ Generation Church, Uk
Stars expected at the event are ex-Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins, Nigerian legend Nwankwo Kanu and Eagles captain Ahmed Musa.
Togolese striker of Nigerian descent Emmanuel Adebayor is also expected to play a part in the game.
Entertainment stars Ali Baba , Yaw , AY Makun, Nedu , Broad Shaggy , Obesere and Idowest have confirmed their attendance for the event.

Oshoala thanked Esther Ajayi for supporting her pet project, the Asisat Oshoala Foundation and the yearly Asisat Oshoala Football4Girls Clinic.
The clinic helps girls in Lagos secondary schools to achieve their dreams of engaging in football as a career.

I must commend my mother (Ajayi), my mentor, for standing by me every time I call on her for support. Her response to my calls have always been tremendous. “She has done a lot for us in Nigerian women’s football, we cannot but give kudos to her for the support,” Oshoala said.

 

Jibril. O