Oshoala’s Spectacular Strike Wins UEFA WCL Goal Of The Week

By Victor Kanayo 

The spectacular goal scored by Nigerian international Asisat Oshoala who plays for FC Barcelona of Spain has been adjudged UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL) Goal of the Week.

She scored the goal in her club’s 5-0 win against Portuguese champions, SL Benfica earlier this week.

In that encounter, Oshoala came on as a second half substitute to later round up scoring with the Catalan side’s fifth goal of the game in a grand style.

The former FC Robo Queens and Arsenal FC player made it consecutive seasons of winning the opening matchday goal of the week in the UWCL after achieving the same feat last season.

Still Africa’s Best

She is one of Africa’s most decorated players and the continent’s most decorated women footballer, already nominated for the continent’s best 2023 player of the year.

Historically, she is the record winner of the prestigious award.

Other Exploits 

After winning the Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) Premiership once and the FA Cup twice, she proceeded to Arsenal FC where she won the 2015/2016 Women’s FA Cup.

With Chinese side, Dalian Quanjian, Oshoala won the Chinese Women’s Super League in 2017 and 2018 before switching to FC Barcelona where she has won multiple titles like the league (four times), UWCL (twice), Supercopa (three times), and the Copa de La Reina (three times).

Credit Gist New Today News in Newspaper Nigeria Headlines

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