Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, has temporarily joined FC Barcelona on loan from her Chinese Club, Dalian Quanjian FC. The agreement will last for the 2018/2019 football season.
Asisat Oshoala, who has played for several international teams including Liverpool and Arsenal will be moving to the Spanish club this season. According to the FC Barcelona official website, Oshoala was signed as a result of her outstanding accomplishments. Not only has she won the African Women Footballer of the Year on three separate occasions, but she also won the Golden Boot and Golden Ball in 2014 and was top goalscorer in the Chinese Super League in 2017.
Oshoala reportedly arrived in Barcelona on January 31st to sign her contract after a routine medical examination. Although Oshoala didn’t share a lot on social media, she was officially quoted to have called this opportunity and fantastic one and can’t wait to “make history”.
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