BBC Sport - BBC Women's Footballer of the Year award: Asisat Oshoala wins

Oshoala wins BBC Women's award

Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala wins the inaugural BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.

The 20-year-old was player of the tournament at the Under-20s World Cup in Canada last summer and helped the senior Nigeria team win the African Women's Championship in October.

Oshoala beat Spain's Veronica Boquete, German Nadine Kessler, Scot Kim Little and Brazilian Marta to the BBC World Service honour, which was voted for by football fans around the world.