Asisat Oshoala joins FC Barcelona

Nigerian female striker, Asisat Oshoala, has joined the female team of Spanish club, Barcelona.

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

She tweeted, “Delighted to join @FCBfemeni on loan. 2019 let’s go.”

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 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 play out the remainder of the 2018/19 season at Camp Nou.

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