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Arsenal confirm China move for Nigerian star

Naija Players Abroad By: Ayodeji Tunde | 15/02/2017


Arsenal Ladies have released an official statement  through their official website that Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala has joined Chinese club, Dalian Quanjian, subject to the receipt of her International Transfer Certificate.

Though the statement was silent on the duration of the contract Oshoala signed with Dalian Quanjian, it is being reported that she has committed her future to the Chinese club for the next two seasons.

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“We would like to thank Asisat for her contribution to Arsenal Ladies during the 2016 season and wish her well in her upcoming move, which is subject to the completion of the player registration process, ” Arsenal said in a statement.

Before this latest switch, Oshoala, 22, joined the Arsenal Ladies ten months ago from the Liverpool Ladies and her contract was meant to run out at the end of the 2017 season.

Among other heroics, Oshoala featured prominently as the Falcons won the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations last year in Cameroon