Asisat Oshoala Joins Barcelona Ladies in Deadline Day Deal

Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, has joined the female team of Spanish giants, Barcelona Ladies.

Oshoala expressed her delight at joining the football club on loan from her Chinese club, Dalian Quanjian F.C. on her Twitter handle.

The club on its website revealed that Oshoala 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.

Speaking while signing the contract, Oshoala said, “This is obviously one of the best clubs in the world. The team has a great history and a wonderful football mentality.”

“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 will remain at the Camp Nou until the end of the 2018/19 season.