Oshoala: Barcelona Hail Striker After Brace in UCL Against Rosengard
- Spanish side Barcelona Femení defeated Rosengard 6-0 in their UEFA Women’s Champions League clash
- Nigerian striker Asisat Oshoala scored a brace in the game and was saluted by the club on social media
- Oshoala has expressed her excitement after scoring on her maiden appearance at Barcelona’s Camp Nou
Barcelona have taken to their social media page to hail Nigerian striker Asisat Oshoala after netting brace for the Spanish giants in their 6-0 win over Rosengard.
The encounter was in the UEFA Women’s Champions League in which the Super Falcons striker was instrumental for her side to record big win.
Oshoala has been incredible so far this season for Barcelona in all competitions and netting brace at the Camp Nou was an incredible record for the Nigerian.
When did she score?
The former Rivers Angels' star netted her first goal in the 10th minute before getting her brace in the 16th minute.
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The quartet of Mapi Leon, Fridolina Rolfo, Marta Torrejon and Irene Paredes were the other goal-scorers for Barcelona in the one-sided game.
After the game, Barcelona hailed Oshoala as 'Agba Baller' which is Yoruba language that means 'senior player''.
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Oshoala picks her Pichichi award
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala officially received her Pichichi award, for finishing as the top scorer during the 2021/22 Spanish Primera Division women's league.
The Nigerian international netted 20 goals during the campaign to beat Real Madrid's Geyse Ferreira to the award in May, as the league's top scorer.
Statistics have it that Oshoala and Geyse were tied on 20 goals, but the Barcelona Femeni star also played 19 games and made three assists.
Geyse on the other hand, registered the goals in 27 matches and managed just one assist during the entire campaign.
It was noted that Barcelona Femeni won the 2021/2022 Primera Iberdrola with a perfect record of 30 wins from 30 matches, scoring 159 goals and conceding just 11 times in the process.
Oshoala was rewarded for her role in advancing women's soccer during the Women’s International Champions Cup (WICC).
Source: Sports Brief News