Sign her already: Reactions as 18 year old Nigerian lady dribbles men on football pitch in viral video

Sign her already: Reactions as 18 year old Nigerian lady dribbles men on football pitch in viral video

- A Nigerian lady, Fakiyesi Abisola Anthonia, has become popular on Twitter after displaying her dribbling skill on the pitch

- Anthonia wants her skill to be recognised as she implored people to share her football clip on their timelines

- While many praised her brilliance on the pitch, others pointed out areas she needs to improve on

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A talented Nigerian lady, Fakiyesi Abisola Anthonia, from Ekiti state, has shown off her football-playing skill in a viral video.

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Posting the video on Friday, March 5, the lady said she is "an average girl from the average streets with an empty pocket and a bag of dreams."

Anthonia, therefore, asked people to help her retweet her video so that it can go viral and gain wide attention from social media users.

In the clip, the lady demonstrated her smooth ability to place passes, adjust possessions and locate free team members on the spur of the moment.

Sign her already: Reactions as Nigerian lady dribbles men on football pitch in viral video
Many people who were amazed by her dribbling skills tagged international football teams. Photo source: @Abiso_la
Source: Twitter

Many people commended the lady for a very good job well done. There were, however, some tweeps who believed she needs to work on her skill more.

Watch her clip below:

As at the time of writing this report, her video has been seen over 61,000 times with about 9,000 likes. compiled some of the reactions below:

@themavericktoki said:

"It is clear that you are good. Also seems your skill set is suited for a CM role. I honestly see no reason why you dreams won't come through. God speed. BTW... If you are going to be a CM, you will need to work on your pace and passing. You literally have to make the game flow."

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@BodesPen_ said:

"You are good. Lol. The power is there. I like the way you keep the ball in between your legs, keep doing that it won't allow the opponents to take it away from you easily. They will foul you and you have a free kick. Nice one babe."

@Mae_Joh6 said:

"@ChelseaFCW See how this one is just strong anyhow and releasing passes like she owns the field. Can you imagine. Sign her already, pls."

@zantoto said:

"You really good, keep hope alive. I believe you will be scouted soon."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a young Nigerian man, Daniel Anorue, asked people to rate his football playing skill, adding that he is a left-footed midfielder.

He said he is currently enrolled at the Barca Academy in Lagos state. Sharing the highlight of some of his sessions on the pitch, the young Nigerian man asked people to retweet his video so it can have a wider reach.

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Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.


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