Arsenal Star Oshoala Needs TWENTY-SEVEN More Goals To Beat AWCON Record Held By Peppe
Published: November 22, 2016
Arsenal Star Oshoala Needs TWENTY-SEVEN More Goals To Beat AWCON Record Held By Peppe After Arsenal striker Asisat Oshoala netted four goals at the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations clash against Mali on Sunday, she took her tally in the competition to eight.

In 2014, the former Liverpool star finished the AWCON with four goals to her name, one less than Golden Boot winner Desire Oparanozie of Guingamp.

Sunnanå SK hero Perpetua Nkwocha has scored the most goals in the Africa Women Cup of Nations, thirty four in total, which she racked up in six tournaments 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012 and 2014.

On a personal level, Peppe is Nigeria’s most successful player at the Africa Women Cup of Nation, having won the Golden Boot four times and the Player of the Tournament in 2004.

The 40-year-old was among eight players that found the back of the net for the Super Falcons in Namibia.

Nkwocha AWCON Record (34 Goals)

2002 - 4 goals
2004 - 9 goals
2006 - 7 goals
2010 - 11 goals
2012 - 2 goals
2014 -  1 goal
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Total - 34 goals
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