Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala has been named in Barcelona Ladies 18-woman squad for their UEFA Women’s Champions League Round of 32 encounter against Juventus in Turin on Wednesday, reports Completesports.com.
Aside from Oshoala, Dutch star Lieke Martens, Aitana Bonmati, Jennifer Hermoso, goalkeeper Sandra Panos and Andrea Falcon were among the top stars who also made the trip.
Having finished as runners-up behind Olympic Lyon of France last season, Barcelona will face the Italian giants at the Stadio Giuseppe Moccagatta for their first game in the competition this term.
Oshoala scored Barcelona’s consolation goal in the 4-1 defeat.
She scored eight goals in five pre-season games for the Blaugurana to underline her status as one of the key players in the squad.
Last season, the 24-year-old scored eight goals in 11 games for Barcelona.
Barcelona started the season on an impressive note, thrashing Tacon 9-1 in their opening league game of the season last Saturday.
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