Captain of the Nigerian Super Falcons, Asisat Oshoala has disclosed her admiration for Legendary Super Falcons Players, Mercy Akide and 5 times African Women Championship Winner, Perpetua Nkwocha.

The FC Barcelona Femeni Striker who was recently Crowned Champioms of the 2019/20 Laliga season (women Division) opened up on how she modelled her game towards the style of the Aforementioned Legendary Players. She revealed this in an Interview with the NFF Live on Instagram.

“My favourite players were Mercy Akide and Perpetua Nkwocha,” Oshoala disclosed in an Instagram live interview with the Nigeria Football Federation. 

“Perpetua was the player that when they come from abroad, I watched her closely when I just joined the Falcons and I admired her a lot.She doesn’t know but as a young girl, there are these people you look up to and want to be like. I love Perpetua’s style of play."

"I followed her closely when I was first called up to the Super Falcons camp and I learned a lot of things from her.
"For Mercy, I used to watch her games and I really modelled my game after them because these are female players that I always watched when I was pretty young."

"She will be the link between the midfield and attack. She plays more like a No 10, she likes to get the ball and bring it forward.” Asisat Concluded.

Asisat Oshoala Picked her All Time Five A-side team in which she included both players as well as19-year-old goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, Onome Ebi and Florence Omagbemi.