Asisat Oshoala Tries to Convince Rio Ferdinand to Tell Manchester United to Sign Stanley Nwabali

Asisat Oshoala Tries to Convince Rio Ferdinand to Tell Manchester United to Sign Stanley Nwabali

Lukman Mumuni
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM
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  • Asisat Oshoala recommends Stanley Nwabali for Man United
  • The Super Falcons forward is impressed with the goalkeeper
  • Nigeria reached the AFCON final for the first time in ten years

Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala has been singing praises of Nigeria goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali following his AFCON heroics as the Super Eagles reach the final of the competition.

The South Africa-based goalkeeper made two saves as Nigeria defeated South Africa on penalties to keep their dreams of winning a fourth AFCON alive.

Following his splendid display, ex-Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand took to social media to show his support for the Super Eagles.

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Asisat Oshoala celebrates Nigeria goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali. Credit: @FCBfemeni @CAF_Onlne @rioferdy5
Source: Twitter

Oshoala replied to his post on social media, asking if he knew about Nwabali and could get him to the English club.

"Baba you dey see Nwabali ? Help us run am Asapuuuuu," she wrote under Ferdinand's post.

Nwabali has been a revelation at the tournament, keeping four clean sheets en route to the final of the Nations Cup.

Meanwhile, Manchester United goalkeeper, Andre Onana was dropped to the bench after conceding three goals in the game against Senegal, as reported by.

The Cameroonian shot-stopper has come under intense criticism following his performances for the Red Devils since joining the club from Inter Milan in the summer transfer window.

Oshoala mocks Ghana as Nigeria reach final

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala took a subtle dig at Ghanaians following Nigeria's qualification to the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.

The Super Eagles defeated South Africa on penalties to keep their dreams of winning a fourth AFCON title alive.

Goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali was the hero of the night after saving two penalties as Nigeria won 4-2 to secure their place in Sunday's final.

Ferdinand shows support for Nigeria

Sports Brief also reported that former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand joined the Africa Cup of Nations frenzy after celebrating Nigeria's victory over South Africa on Wednesday.

The Super Eagles defeated Bafana Bafana on penalties to reach the final of the 2023 AFCON after a pulsating game in Bouake.

The three-time champions will now face host nation Ivory Coast in the final in Ebimpe on Sunday.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.