Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala Scores on Barcelona Debut

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Super Falcons of Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala made a great start to her loan spell with FC Barcelona Women’s team by scoring on her debut for the club in their 4-0 away win against Rayo Vallecano in a league clash at the Ciudad Deportiva on Sunday.

Oshoala scored Barcelona’s fourth goal of the encounter in the 63rd minute with her first touch of the game less than a minute after replacing Alexia Putellas.

Barcelona raced into a two goal lead early in the first half with Putellas and Lieke Martens scoring in the 15th and 16th minutes respectively.

Mariona Caldentey added the third a minute before the half hour mark as the visitors totally overran the home team.

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Oshoala linked up with the Barcelona Ladies on a six-month loan deal from Chinese side Dalian Quanjian last month.

She has previously played for English Women’s clubs; Arsenal and Liverpool.


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