Dalian Quanjian’s Asisat Oshoala ends 2018 season in China with a bang

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The Nigerian international capped another title-winning season in China with her tenth league goal of the season

Asisat Oshoala wrapped up the 2018 Chinese Women Super League with on a high, scoring the matchwinner as Dalian Quanjian defeated Changchun Dazhong 1-0.

Last week, the 24-year-old was on parade as her side played a goalless draw with closest title challengers Jiangsu Huatai to clinch the diadem for the third consecutive season with a match to spare.

On Saturday, the Nigeria international netted the winner in the 74th minute as Dalian won third-placed Changchun to end another successful league season with 11 victories in 14 games.

 

Dalian ended the campaign at the summit of the Chinese log with 35 points from 14 games - four points above second-placed Jiangsu.

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Despite missing out on the top scorer gong this term, Oshoala will be pleased clinching a back-to-back league title in her second season in China, with 10 goals from 14 games this season.

Following a title-winning season, the former Arsenal forward will be eyeing another title glory with Nigeria when they compete at the upcoming 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Ghana.

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