Asisat Oshoala Nets Hat Trick Again As Barcelona Femeni Thrash Granadilla Tenerife

Asisat Oshoala Nets Hat Trick Again As Barcelona Femeni Thrash Granadilla Tenerife

  • Asisat Oshoala continued her remarkable form in the Spanish Primera Division
  • The Nigeria's Super Falcons striker had another hat-trick for Barcelona Femeni
  • This comes less than a week after Oshoala's triple against Levante Las Planas

Nigerian striker, Asisat Oshoala has continued with her blistering form in the Spanish Primera Division, scoring a hat-trick against Granadilla Tenerife on January 29.

This comes less than a week after she netted three times in Barcelona Femeni’s 7-0 trouncing of Levante Las Planas.

The 28-year-old has now found the back of the net nine times in her last five matches for the Catalan giants.

Asisat Oshoala, Super Falcons, Barcelona Femeni, Granadilla Tenerife
Asisat Oshoala netted a hat-trick as Barcelona Femeni thrash Granadilla Tenerife 6-0. Photo: Eric Alonso.
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So far this season, Oshoala has scored 13 goals in the women’s league in Spain.

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The Super Falcons star scored Barcelona’s second (8th minute), third (12th minute) and fourth (27th minute) goals in the 6-0 win.

The forward was then replaced in the 61st minute after her hat-trick feat.

With her fine triple on Sunday, Oshoala move up to second position on the top-scoring chart, just two goals short of Levante’s Alba Redondo, Complete Sports reports.

Barcelona Femeni out of cup

Meanwhile, Barcelona Femeni were knocked out of Spain's top domestic women's cup competition for fielding an ineligible player.

The Catalan club recorded a 9-0 triumph in the round of 16 of the Copa de la Reina two weeks ago, but a complaint was lodged by their opponents Osasuna.

Geyse Ferreira, who scored one of Barcelona's nine goals, was meant to have faced a one-match ban after she was sent off in the competition last season for Madrid CFF.

Oshoala picks up Pichichi award

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Sports Brief also reported on Oshoala receiving her Pichichi award after scoring 20 goals for Barcelona Femeni, edging out Geyse Ferriera to the prestigious award.

The Nigerian international netted 20 goals during the campaign to beat the Real Madrid star 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 played 19 games and made three assists as well.

Source: Sports Brief News