Barcelona Legend Sends Stunning Message to Oshoala After She Helped Spanish Club Beat Arsenal in Women's UCL

Barcelona Legend Sends Stunning Message to Oshoala After She Helped Spanish Club Beat Arsenal in Women's UCL

Babajide Orevba
October 6, 2021 at 1:19 PM
  • Asisat Oshoala had a great game in Barcelona’s 4-1 demolition of Arsenal ladies in the UEFA Women Champions League
  • The Nigerian international was outstanding in the encounter and was also on the score-sheet for the Spanish club
  • Barcelona legend Carles Puyol took to social media to applaud the Super Falcons forward, saying she had a great game

Nigerian international Asisat Oshoala put up a breathtaking performance in Barcelona Femeni’s 4-1 win over English club Arsenal in a UEFA Women Champions’ League group game, Africa Top Sports reports.

Barcelona legend Carles Puyol took to social media to commend the Super Falcons star for her brilliant performance saying she had a “great game”.

The Nigerian international was on fire as her rebounded shot was tucked home by Mariona Caldentey to open the scoring in the 31st minute before Alexia Putellas doubled the lead in the 42nd.

Asisat Oshoala
Asisat Oshoala celebrates a goal for Barcelona. Photo: Maria Jose Segovia
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It was Asisat Oshoala’s turn to find the back of the net in the second half as she scored with just two minutes after the restart.

Frida Maanum pulled one back for Arsenal in the 74th minute, but Lieke Martens sealed the win for the Spanish club with a well-executed strike. It ended; Barcelona 4-1 Arsenal.

Puyol congratulated the team and praised Oshoala, while the 26-year-old Ikorodu-born Nigerian star replied; saying "thank you".

Oshoala has finally found form this season and has so far scored eight goals in all competitions for Jonatan Giráldez’s side this season.

Oshoala scores for Barcelona in 9-1 demolition of Alaves

The Nigerian striker remains unstoppable in front of goal after scoring Barcelona's ninth goal in their 9-1 win over Deportivo Alaves ladies in their Spanish women's league game this weekend.

The Super Falcons forward has now recorded seven goals in five La Liga games so far this campaign. And despite starting the game from the bench, Oshoala was able to make an impact despite playing just 26 minutes in the game.

Legendary Mercy Akide speaks on coaching Super Eagles earlier reported that Super Falcons of Nigeria legend Mercy Akide has weighed in her opinion when linked with the Super Eagles coaching job.

In a recent interview with sports radio station Brila FM, the 46-year-old disclosed that being a manager was not her initial plan.

Her response during the interaction stated that she could give the Super Eagles coaching role a try as Footballlive quoted her response as ‘why not?’

The current head coach of Regent University Women’s Soccer team took time to speak about her coaching inspirations and her dedication to also empower the girl child back home.

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