- Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala has joined FC Barcelona on loan from Chinese club, Dalian Quanjian for the remainder of the 2018/2019 season, reports Completesports.com.
Oshoala, 24, year, arrived in Barcelona on Thursday morning for the routine medical checks and then signed her contract in the president’s office at the Camp Nou in the presence of the director responsible for the section, Maria Teixidor, and sports manager Markel Zubizarreta.
“This is obviously one of the best clubs in the world. The team has a great history and wonderful football mentality,”Oshoala told the club’s official website.
“I am excited about playing with Vicky Losada again. She’s a great midfielder, with a lot of energy and skill. I also met Fabiana in China and she helped me to make this decision”.
“My goal is to strengthen the team and help them to win and make history. This is a fantastic opportunity because I’m sure something big will happen here”.
Oshoala has been named African Footballer of the Year on three occasions (2017, 2016 & 2014) and won the Golden Boot and Golden Ball at the U20 World Cup in 2014.
He was top goalscorer in the Chinese Super League in 2017.
By Adeboye Amosu
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