Jubilation As Top Nigerian Star Who Plays for Barcelona Wins European Treble This Season

Jubilation As Top Nigerian Star Who Plays for Barcelona Wins European Treble This Season

Oluwatomiwa Babalola
May 31, 2021 at 10:13 PM

- Asisat Oshoala's Barcelona emerged Copa de la Reina champions following their 4-2 win over Levante

- The former Rivers Angels star was on the sidelines all through the game as she watched her team cruise to victory

- They have now joined the group of teams who have won a treble in Europe and the first to achieve it in Spain

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Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala made history with Barcelona Ladies after winning their first treble in Europe this season.

The Catalans emerged Queen's Cup champions following their 4-2 triumph over Spanish League rivals Levante on Sunday, May 30.

Their victory came after already winning the Women's Champions League as well as the league title this season.

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Lluis Cortes' ladies scored all four goals in the first half with two of them coming from Alexia Putellas while Patricia Guijarro and Marta Tojerron scored one each.

Jubilation as top Nigerian star who plays for Barcelona wins European treble
Nigerian star Asisat Oshoala and teammates celebrating their Queen's Cup triumph after Barcelona Ladies defeated Levante 4-2. Credit - FCBfemeni
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Meanwhile, Alba Redondo and Estefania Banini scored a goal each to reduce their deficit but were unable to stop their team from losing the final of the Queen's Cup.

The Johan Cryuff outfit ladies have now joined the elite list of clubs to have won hat-tricks of titles in a single season.

Olympique Lyon are the most successful in women's football having achieved the feat five times (2012, 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2020).

Frankfurt are the second most brilliant team after winning a treble twice in their history (2002). and 2008), while VfL Wolfsburg (2013), and Arsenal (2007) have done it once apiece.

Oshoala was an unused substitute in the game but her compatriot Francisca Ordega tasted some action in the latter part of the game. earlier reported that Nigerian star Asisat Oshoala made history after winning the UEFA women's Champions League title for the first time this season.

The Catalan ladies thrash Chelsea 4-0 at the Gamla Ullevi in Sweden to become the first Spanish outfit to win the silverware.

Coach Lluis Cortes ladies made their second appearances in Europe's elite competition count having failed to emerge victorious two years ago when they lost to Lyon.

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