Dalian Quanjian’s Asisat Oshoala makes Awcon statement with Chinese title win

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The Super Falcons star impressed as her out her side secured a draw to retain the Chinese Women Super League title on Saturday

Asisat Oshoala starred as her Dalian Quanjian side retained the Chinese Women Super League title after a 0-0 draw with Jiangsu Suning Dalian Sports Center, Liaoning on Saturday.

Prior to the encounter, the champions needed a draw, while their second-placed visitors, who have Malawian Tabitha Chawinga in their books, were chasing a win to close the gap with the hosts.

On the match day, both sides were impressive with a fair share of chances in the desperate battle to claim the diadem, the hosts held their nerve to avoid a home defeat.

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After the stalemate, Dalian now have 32 points - four above Jiangsu on 28 to officially emerge as the Chinese women’s topflight league champions with a game to spare.

The former Arsenal Ladies contributed ten goals this season to help Dalian to a title win and also make a huge statement for 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Ghana.

And the reigning African Women’s Player of the Year, has taken to social media to celebrate her back-to-back league title success in China.

Having emerged 2018 champions, Oshoala and Dalian would wrap up their league campaign against third-placed Changchun in a dead rubber encounter on October 27, 2018.

 

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