Nigeria Super Falcons, Who Is The Best Ever?



Asisat Oshoala is on track to becoming the greatest Nigerian female footballer

Nigeria has a long history of producing talented female footballers, with the national team, the Super Falcons, being one of the most successful in Africa. Here are 4 of Nigeria’s best female footballers:

Mercy Akide in action For Nigeria

Mercy Akide

Akide is widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s greatest female footballers. She played for the national team between 1995 and 2004, scoring 42 goals in 87 appearances. Akide was a key member of the team that won the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in 1998 and 2000.

Perpetua Nkwocha

Nkwocha is Nigeria’s all-time top scorer in women’s football, with 80 goals in 99 appearances for the national team.

She played for the Super Falcons between 2000 and 2015, winning four Women’s Africa Cup of Nations titles and reaching the quarterfinals of the 2004 Olympic Games.

Perpetua Nkwocha

Asisat Oshoala

Oshoala is one of Nigeria’s most talented and successful female footballers. She has won the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations three times with the Super Falcons and was named African Women’s Footballer of the Year four times. Oshoala has also played for top clubs in Europe, including Liverpool, Arsenal, and Barcelona.

Asisat Oshoala in action for Barcelona Femini

Desire Oparanozie

Oparanozie is a prolific striker who has scored 22 goals in 45 appearances for the Super Falcons. She has won the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations twice and has played for top clubs in France, Germany, and Turkey.

Desire Oparanozie


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