Super Falcons of Nigeria’s captain, Asisat Oshoala is still grieving over the demise of her step-mother who passed to the great beyond on Sunday, 17 January, 2021.
The 26-year-old striker who also plays for Barcelona Ladies in Spain took to the social media on Tuesday to express her grief over her step-mother also known as Alhaja.
Oshoala tweeted: “With sadness and a heavy heart but total submission to the will of almighty Allah, continue to Rest In Peace Mama…..#Stepmom,” the attacker wrote.
She also wrote on Instagram “I still find it difficult to accept but this is my reality Allahu Allah. Mummy, I’m so short of words right now…
“I’ve heard lots of it has happened, it has happened, there is nothing you can do to bring her back, you are a strong girl… I just cannot process these lines, mummy, you are not gone; it is not possible.”
“I’ll still chase every damn dream for you, mummy. May Allah accept your return, eliminate your grave and forgive your shortcomings and make us reunite in Janah Firdaus. Amen,” the footballer posted alongside a video amid tears.
Former Super Eagles media officer, Oluwatoyin Ibitoye comforted her by tweeting: “May God comfort you Asisat. May Mama’s soul RIP.”