Sunday, 4 December 2016

ASISAT OSHOALA WINS GOLDEN BOOT AS FALCONS DEFEATED CAMEROON IN AWCON-2016 FINAL

Arsenal Ladies Striker Asisat Oshoala Claim Double Prize As Falcons Of Nigeria Retain The AWCON Title In Cameroon.


The Super Falcons of Nigeria yesterday defeated the host country, The Lionesses of Cameroon in the final match of the AWCON 2016 by 1-0 score-line at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde.
The victory have now increase Falcons'trophy tally to EIGHT AWCON TITLES out of total of Ten since the begining of the African Women Cup Of Nation.

Desire Okparanozie scored in the 84th-minute in the final to increase her goal tally to three, her strike was the winner of the game and helpless Cameroonian team were send back to their drawing board as they continue to hunt for their first AWCON Title ever.

Asisat Oshoala, recieved the golden boot award with SIX goals scored in the tournament despite not scoring in the final game and leave her teammate and a Ghananian player as the closed rivals Oparanozie and Elizabeth with three goals each.
The Arsenal lady wrote on her Twitter handle "" All I Do Is Win...Win No Matter What!!"" after receiving her personal award.

Oshoala becomes the fourth Nigerian to finish as the top scorer of the AWCON after ex-internationals Mercy Akide, Perpetua Nkwocha and current teammate Desire Oparanozie.

Falcons'Coach Florence Omagbemi who won the AWCON title as a player and now as a coach express happiness after the final match yesterday and commend her players for job well done with her officials and also give kudos to the host nation for their fighting spirit.
She said: "I am indeed proud of the team fulfilling their promise of defending their title, which they did. But I must also commend the Cameroonians for giving us a good fight. I want to thank the Nigerian community in Cameroon for their relentless support  for the team.

"I am excited because I have become the second African to win the AWCON titles both as a player and now as a coach. It is indeed a great honor to be part of this team."



We at Pundit Sport say "CONGRATUTALIONS TO NIGERIA AND TO SUPER FALCONS."




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