Asisat Oshoala has revealed that her father was not happy with the way she chose to celebrate after scoring against Australia at the ongoing 2023 Women’s World Cup.
The Super Falcons forward took off her jersey and ran to the side of the pitch to celebrate after making it 3-1 on Thursday, July 27.
The 28-year-old’s enthusiastic display went viral and stirred a debate on social media platforms among football fanatics. But she revealed via her Instagram page, that her dad did not approve of her actions.
Oshoala wrote; “My dad is definitely not happy with my choice of celebration but then again, life is a collection of MOMENTS.”
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Nigeria are currently top of their group with four points and they will play the Republic of Ireland in their final group game.
Meanwhile in another news…
Asisat Oshola and Big Brother Naija star, Abiri Oluwabusayo Khloe, simply known as Khloe made the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list for 2023 Africa Young Innovators and Tomorrow’s Titans.
Seven Nigerians were named in the Forbes Africa list, give of which are; singers, Tems and Ayra Starr, football star, Asisat Oshoala, tech brothers, Hansel and Germain Ndu Okeke and business innovator, Blessing Joel Abeng.
The 30 young africa innovators names were published on Forbes site on Monday, April 3, 2023 and it contains 11 South Africans, two Rwandas, Tanzanians and Ghanaians each, while one each from Botswana, Namibia, Cameroon, Lesotho, Mauritius and Kenya.
Speaking on making the list, Khloe, who is the founder of fashion brand, Koko By Khloe, said she is proud to have been recognised by Forbes after establishing a business that is innovative and rewarding to her community.
The reality TV star, in a post on Instagram, admitted that it is not easy to build a brand from the scratch but she is proud about being able to contribute her quota to the economy and Nigeria at large.
She wrote; “Thank you @forbes @forbesafrica for recognizing me on your 2023 Forbes 30 Under 30 Africa List! COVER STORY BABY! As an African woman, I am proud to have established a business that is innovative, meaningful, fruitful and rewarding to my community and beyond. Building a business from the ground up is no easy task, as we fight many systemic barriers that are often ingrained challenges.
I am proud to be able to add to the economy and greater good of Nigeria and Africa alike with my businesses @kokobykhloe_beauty and @kokobykhloe_fashion! I am honored to be recognized alongside some of Africa’s brightest young entrepreneurs and change-makers. Thank you to all the amazing supporters who have poured love into my brands over the years! I’m blessed to have shared this journey with you all!”