Nigerian Striker Scores Brace For Barcelona As Club Thrash Valencia 8-0

Nigerian Striker Scores Brace For Barcelona As Club Thrash Valencia 8-0

Akan Anwankwo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
  • Asisat Oshoala has continued from where she stopped in the Spanish Women's League after helping Barceloa to an 8-0 win over Valencia
  • The Super Falcons forward was among the scorers as she netted a brace while Alexia Putellas grabbed a hat-trick
  • The 26-year-old now has four goals in three games in the new campaign as they remain unbeaten form three matches

Asisat Oshaola scored her fourth goal of the season in her third appearance for Barcelona as they tore apart Valencia by 8-0, Complete Sports, Goal.

The 26-year-old had a disappointing campaign at the just-concluded Aisha Buhari tournament in Lagos in the past week.

But bounced back to her best as she scored twice in the demolition of Valencia to maintain their 100 per cent record this season.

Nigerian Barcelona striker scores brace as club thrash Valencia by 8 unreplied goals
Asisat Oshoala scores brace as club thrash Valencia by 8 unreplied goals. Photo by Urbanandsport/NurPhoto
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Summary of the game

The Super Falcons opened the floodgates in the 23rd minute of the game as before her strike-partner Alexia Putellas doubled the advantage four minutes later.

Putellas added another immediately then completed her hat-trick within the space of four minutes to make the scoreline 4-0.

Mariona Caldentey made it 5-0 as the European champions were in cruise control of the game at half time.

Oshoala made it 6-0 at the start of the second period as Lieke Mertens as Caroline Graham Hansen completed the onslaught.

The four-time African Women's Footballer of the Year also netted two goals in their second league game against Real Betis where they won by 5-0.

Barca Ladies remain on top of the table with three wins out of three as Oshoala tops the goalscorers chat with four goals.

Oshoala apologizes to Nigerians for poor showing at the Aisha Buhari Cup

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Nigeria's Super Falcons were stunned by their South African counterparts in the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Cup this month.

The Bayana Bayana claimed a 4-2 triumph over the host team at the newly refurbished Mobolaji Johnson Stadium on Tuesday to claim the title.

Oshoala has now sent an apology note to all Nigerians through her official Instagram page after the country's women national team let them down. She said.

Oshoala's give cool dancesteps also reported that Asisat Oshoala served her fans premium content on Instagram after sharing a short clip of herself and some of her teammates twerking to a popular Nigerian hit song Bloody Samaritan by Ayra Starr.

The Barcelona striker was in the company of Francisca Ordega, Uchenna Kanu, and Monday Gift as they started showing their dance moves with the 'Vibes' dance challenge.

And when the song got to the climax part, they also switched gears as they turned to backs to the camera and then shake the gift their God gave them.

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