Asisat Oshoala
Asisat Oshoala

Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala has secured her United Kingdom work permit and is set for her move to Arsenal Ladies

The 21-year-old who joined Liverpool Ladies in January 2015 from Nigeria Women Premier League’s outfit Rivers Angels could pen a deal with the Gunners.

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The former African Women’s player of the year who on Monday spoke at the Fifa Women’s Football and Leadership Conference, Switzerland on the title ‘Equality Through Reform’ geared to taking women’s football to the next level confirmed this development.

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“It is true that I have secured a UK work permit,” Oshoala confirmed to Goal.

“The permit will enable me participate in the 2016 season (of the Women’s Soccer League).”

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The 2014 Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup best player and golden boot winner is expected in London on Wednesday to discuss personal terms ahead of joining the two-time FA Women’s Super League champions, Arsenal Ladies.