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Soccer News of Friday, 10 June 2022


Oshoala full of praise for Osimhen after Eagles win

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Super Falcons and Barcelona Femeni star, Asisat Oshoala was full of praise for Victor Osimhen after the forward scored what proved to be the winner against Sierra Leone at the MKO Stadium yesterday, June 9.

The Super Eagles bounced back from a goal down to secure a 2-1 victory against the Leone Stars.

The ex-Super Falcons captain took to his Instagram to shower some praise on the Napoli star whose strike in the 41st minute proved to be the match-winner after Everton's Iwobi had equalized in the 16th minute.

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The Barcelona Femeni star wrote: ''Slide 2, Best in scoring goals @victorosimhen9.''

It was Osimhen's 11th goal in the Super Eagles shirt in 21 appearances.

The Super Eagles are currently second in group A standings after Guinea-Bissau thumbed Sao Tome and Principe 5-1 in the other group encounter.

Nigeria will face Sao Tome on Monday, June 13 in Morocco for the second group encounter.