“My Dad Is Definitely Not Happy”: Asisat Oshoala Opens Up on Wild Goal CelebrationFootball
Asisat Oshoala Returns, Reveals How Strict Dad Welcomed Her After Goal Celebration vs Australia
- Asisat Oshoala scored what proved to be the winner as Nigeria defeated Australia at the FIFA Women’s World Cup
- The Barcelona Femeni forward then proceeded on a bizarre celebration, pulling off her shirt
- She has explained how her father welcomed her as the mode of celebration sparked reactions
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala has confirmed that her beloved father was not happy following her celebration after scoring against Australia at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The Barcelona Femeni forward came off the bench to score what eventually proved to be the winner in Nigeria’s 3-2 win over the co-host nation.
She proceeded on a wild celebration, pulling off her shirt as she celebrated the crucial goal with her teammates.
That sparked mixed reactions back home, with many criticising her being of the Islamic faith. The striker then disclosed that her father would not have been happy with her.
Having progressed unbeaten from the group stage, Randy Waldrum’s ladies were knocked out of the tournament by the Three Lionesses of England, EuroSport reports
The epic encounter had ended 0-0 after 90 minutes, and after another 30 minutes of extra time, both sides remained inseparable.
England eventually won the tie 4-2 after the shootout as Desire Oparanozie and Michelle Alozie failed to convert from the spot.
Super Falcons have returned home, and Oshoala was spotted at the New Football Watch Party in Lagos organised by Multichoice.
When Sports Brief asked how she was welcomed by her dad, the 28-year-old replied:
“Yeah, my dad was not happy. Obviously, I’m from a Muslim home. My family, obviously, they have their own thing. At the end of the day, they also understood that.
“Sometimes you have to enjoy the moment because you’ll never know when you’ll be in such a situation again.”
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Super Falcons return
Following the West African nation's elimination from the Women's World Cup, it was reported some Nigerian players flew directly to their various club cities, while others returned back home.
It was gathered that President Bola Tinubu has promised to host the team upon their return to the country.