Nigerian Celebrities Rally Behind Asisat Oshoala Amidst Celebration Controversy

Nigerian Celebrities Rally Behind Asisat Oshoala Amidst Celebration Controversy

In the wake of Asisat Oshoala’s iconic celebration during the Nigeria vs. Australia match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Nigerian celebrities have taken to social media to beg her father for forgiveness.Nigerian Celebrities Rally Behind Asisat Oshoala Amidst Celebration Controversy

Daddy We are Sorry – Celebrities to Asisat Oshoala’s Dad Over Shirtless Celebration

The Super Falcons’ superstar made headlines when she jubilantly removed her jersey after scoring the country’s third goal against Australia at the Brisbane Stadium on Thursday.

The celebratory move received mixed reactions, with some expressing dissatisfaction.

Oshoala, who plays as a forward for Barcelona Feminine, acknowledged the conversations surrounding her choice of celebration in a thoughtful Instagram post, stating,

My dad is definitely not happy with my choice of celebration but then again, Life is a collection of moments.”

The comment section of her post lit up with support from various Nigerian celebrities, who extended their apologies to Oshoala’s dad.

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Multiple award-winning singer, Peterpsquare, wrote, “Daddy no vex Abeg!” while popular dancer Poco Lee humorously suggested, “Oya tell daddy make e no vex dem don cancel the Goal.”

Online comedian Mr. Macaroni, expressed, “Ore mi ni daddy. I will call him and talk to him..Congratulations. Thank you for inspiring us all.”

Adding to the chorus of support, ace Nigerian artiste, Falzthebahdguy, commented, “Daddy, we are sorry but o nezestry!” and Peter Okoye’s wife, Lola, assured, “We will beg Daddy on your behalf. We are so proud of you.”

Comedian Bovi joined the celebration by writing, “champ! Daddy WE are sorry,” while Darey Art Alade chimed in with, “Congrats we go beg Daddy las las.”

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Nollywood actress Lilian Esoro also expressed her love and support, saying, “We Love you, and we are all proud of you and the team. We will beg daddy no worry.”

Meanwhile, Oshoala, in a gesture of cultural respect and understanding, has also extended her heartfelt apologies to the Muslim community for her shirtless celebration.

She pulled off her shirt in excitement during the match, and in response to the feedback from the Muslim community, she expressed her sincere regrets.

“I’m sorry for the way I celebrated my goal, I removed my shirt out of excitement, I promise not to do it again. next game I will wear-hijab from the beginning of the game to the end,” she said.

As the FIFA Women’s World Cup continues, the football superstar’s performance and sportsmanship remain under the spotlight, and the support from the Nigerian celebrity community only strengthens her position as a role model and inspiration to many.

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